Thursday assorted links by Tyler Cowen October 1, 2020 at 12:30 pm 1. Slate Star Codex now a series of hardcover books on Amazon. 2. Liberties, a new journal of culture and politics. 3. Talk/video on the new fusion developments, and more here. 4. How did the DOE’s first crop of risky energy tech do? Original research here. 5. The major genetic risk factor for severe COVID-19 is inherited from Neanderthals. And some useful context. And Peter Hessler on the Chinese vaccine (New Yorker).