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Tuesday assorted links

1. Behavioral approaches to increasing savings seem to work in the U.S. military.

2. MIE: “A rare opportunity to purchase one to five adjoining stall seats in the world’s most prestigious concert hall.

3. A typology of the New Right.

4. On the Diplomacy AI.

5. Are we seeing a global cognitive convergence?

6. Identical twins with different exercise habits.  The reseachers found seventeen such pairs.

Sunday assorted links

1. U.S. restrictions on GPU sales to China.

2. Inside (one part of) the pro-natalist movement.

3. What is going on in Quebec’s health care system?

4. Annie Lowery on women in the economics profession.

5. Intentional, or was there a trickster (or Straussian) involved in this one?

6. Thread on the Chinese protests.  And ChinaTalk on the China protests.

7. Yet further antitrust misfires.

8. NYT obituary for Ed Prescott.

Friday assorted links

1. Law in the Bahamas.  At least at times.  And impact of the FTX collapse on the Bahamas (FT).  And WSJ on the Bahamas.

2. How physics can improve the urinal.

3. “During the 1920s, the EBR [Eastern Bengal Railway] continued to grow by merger and amalgamation, and also began to convert sections of metre and narrow gauge to eliminate rail bottlenecks.”  Link here.

4. Stewart Brand praises Shantaram, the best bad book ever.

5. Generalized tendency to make extreme trait judgements from faces.  Funny how no one seems to mind this, perhaps it is too hard-wired?  How much is it that this tendency serves the interest of the media class overall?  After all, most stories about people have photos of those same people.

6. Mises and Hayek on federalism, European and otherwise.

7. Hans Magnus Enzensberger, RIP.

Assorted links

1. Does quantum entanglement enable mechanisms that guarantee PD cooperation?

2. Building the Empire State Building.

3. Enter Inspector Gadget, and Wilkie Collins.

4. FT dialogue with Brad DeLong.

5. The other AEA — Actors’ Equity Association — lifted mask mandates some while ago.  It is not too late for our AEA — American Economics Association — to follow suit and avoid embarrassment.  Isn’t part of science being able to admit you were wrong?  Who exactly is still doing a mask mandate right now?  I’ve been to plenty of events and plenty of other countries.

6. Additional things to be thankful for.  Large and small.

Wednesday assorted links

1. Happy to see that Alexa is losing money.

2. What does an inflation-proof Thanksgiving dinner look like?

3. Ross D. on indigenous America (NYT).

4. Asterisk, a new magazine.

5. Native Land, a service to help map indigenous ownership.

6. Fantasy League for economists?

7. Supreme Court agrees to hear Jack Daniel’s trademark case against dog toy company.

8. The Vitalik hypothesis, about language.

Monday assorted links

1. T. Rex skeleton for sale.  No, wait…fossil plagiarism! (NYT)

2. Justin Fox on Jacob Soll (NYT, yikes).

3. Why are colleges and universities so encouraging on-line gambling? (NYT, yikes)

4. Sam Hammond on EA.  And a redux of the earlier link, now all the more appropriate, on Quakerism and Effective Altruism.

5. A road trip through all the Springfields.

6. Pricing the NHS in Scotland.