Episode 78 - Who Judges the Judges?
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Wes, Eneasz, and David discuss the news from the last two weeks from a rationalist perspective
Big protests over Netanyahu’s proposed judicial reforms
New proposals would give political appointees a majority
Elite fighter squadron is boycotting training
Silicon Valley Bank is insolvent
Jacob Falkovich blames the government
Bank run stopped by new Fed policy
“this is what it would look like if you wanted to stifle innovative sectors”
In Nebraska a mom & daughter will stand trial for abortion
The American Association of Pediatric released new guidelines for childhood obesity
Eating disorder experts are not happy
FTC is unhappy about “twitter files” exposing this, demands list of journalists from twitter, issues fines
FTC commissioner resigns, cites FTC Chairman’s “disregard for the rule of law and due process,” and “abuses of government power,”
Partisan rift forming around FTC? Republicans investigating the investigation!
AlphaFold2 continues to do lots of stuff
GPT-4 coming in the next week or so
The asteroid diversion was a success!
Start-up Sakuu uses 3D printers to print solid-state batteries
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Intro/outro music: On Sale by Golden Duck Orchestra