January 31, 2017
Very Serious People. This is spot on, all of it.
We can claim he’s insane, claim he’s unhinged, claim he’s feckless, but President Trump’s first week in office has been masterful. The only people looking more foolish than Trump is the Democrats, and that is hard to pull off.
January 30, 2017
January 29, 2017
Double Standards: Where Were the Liberal Protestors During Obama’s Wars? During Obama’s anything?
January 28, 2017
Libor scandal: the bankers who fixed the world’s most important number. In a just world, any bank who had any part of this would’ve been dissolved.
January 27, 2017
Senate Democrats are acting like a bunch of spineless jellyfish. This lead could be from any time in the past 30 years.
January 26, 2017
The death of facts has been greatly exaggerated. Don’t completely agree, but panicking == no more thinking. Too much panicking going on now, and too little thought.
Deep learning algorithm does as well as dermatologists in identifying skin cancer. If you think automation isn’t going to affect white collar professions, you are wrong.
January 25, 2017
Trump To Cut Health Care For Millions Of Poor And Disabled People With Medicaid Block Grant. Now the real evil begins.
Lessons From Putin’s Russia for Living in Trump’s America. Note that Trump is a consequence of pre-existing trends caused by neolibs like Bush and Obama, not a trendsetter himself.
January 24, 2017
Toyota’s Gill Pratt on Self-Driving Cars and the Reality of Full Autonomy. Note that even without full Level 5 autonomy, millions of truck drivers (and related) still lose their jobs.
The real long-term threat to American jobs is tech, not trade deals. 100% correct, though much of the rest of the piece is wrong; even most otherwise-delusional economists admit US lost ~2 million jobs to China after MFN status.
January 23, 2017