Link. The starting point matters a lot.
Daily Archives: March 11, 2023
Selma 58y ago: “That night, a white mob beat to death a Unitarian Universalist minister, James Reeb, who had come from Massachusetts to join the marchers …. Viola Liuzzo, a 39-year-old mother of five who had arrived from Michigan to help after Bloody
Link. DeSantis and the Christian Nationalists want to bury this history.
1995: “… how long the transition from IPv4 to IPv6 would take, from an optimistic six-month rapid cutover to a hopelessly pessimistic view of a protracted ten-year transition”
Link. About 1/3 of the way 28y later. Prediction is a mug’s game.
“women who used hormone therapy showed a small increased risk of ovarian cancer. I don’t know if that’s what caused my cancer, but I wish I’d seen this research earlier.”
Link. This is why, despite all the literature and pop articles saying we should do it, physicians are very reluctant to treat menopausal symptoms with estrogen. Because we will get blamed.
Common Misconceptions of US-China Competition
Link. An excellent framing and corrective.
Aaronson reassures about the near AI future: “I don’t yet know whether I’m on the humans’ side or the alien’s, or both, or neither!”
Link. This would not reassure most people. His further efforts are a leap of faith and, for worse and better, the greatest disruption since fire and language.
Silicon Valley Bank run: an odd bank, a normal run.
Link. Simpson reassures. My takeaway, however, was that it was Thiel and SV libertarian ideology.