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2. Never too much talent? Should you be bullish on the Nets?
7. Peter Huber tribute, he has passed away.
1. Those new service sector jobs: “no bison experience necessary.”
2. Where does the climate change struggle stand now? (New York magazine)
3. The Pfizer shots likely give sterilizing immunity (i.e., you don’t then infect others).
2. Don’t tell Alex.
7. Progress on corporate carbon removal (NYT).
1. The Economist on science, innovation, and R&D (and Fast Grants).
3. Phil Spector has passed away (music clip). I say judge him by the body of work, which is very impressive.
5. “…while the most intuitive-seeming solution — having the driver and the passenger each roll down their own windows — was better than keeping all the windows closed, an even better strategy was to open the windows that are opposite each occupant. That configuration allows fresh air to flow in through the back left window and out through the front right window and helps create a barrier between the driver and the passenger.” NYT Link here.
5. A critique of Tether (what would Milton Friedman have said?).
6. From July 2020: “The UK’s decision not to join an EU plan to distribute a potential coronavirus vaccine to its most vulnerable citizens has been described as “unforgivable” and condemned by health charities and opposition politicians.” Or read this one from March.
7. Profile of Annie Duflo (WSJ).
4. “A 37-year-old Tokyo man who says he rents himself out to other people “to do nothing” has been inundated with gratitude from Twitter users, indicating people are happy with his new form of support.”
3. What wine meant to Roger Scruton. Not my view of course.
6. Dose delay and viral resistance, recommended. First Doses First is looking better all the time.
5. Attempted Quebec regulatory arbitrage: “Quebec Woman Fined For Putting Leash on Her Partner, Taking Him for a Walk.”
3. More on how mRNA vaccines work, and a credit to Canada too.
4. Vitalik on free speech (always read Vitalik).
2. “It seems likely that figuring out the principles & protocols of governance for this mediation layer will be one of the great challenges of the 21st century, a challenge much like figuring out the principles underlying, say, the US constitution.” Link here.
4. Kieran Healy on what happened. Recommended, the best take so far and also a good application of spontaneous order theory.
5. How Israel did it. By doing it.