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Episode 78 - Who Judges the Judges?

Episode 78 - Who Judges the Judges?

Wes, Eneasz, and David discuss the news from the last two weeks from a rationalist perspective

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News discussed:

Shit is going down in Israel

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 

the Bank Term Funding Program

Anthropic Shadow

“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 going after Musk

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

You can’t stop AI progress

Happy News!

Toddler vaccinations are up!

The asteroid diversion was a success!

Growing Nuclear Acceptance! 

Start-up Sakuu uses 3D printers to print solid-state batteries

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The Mind Killer
The Mind Killer
Your hosts Wesley Fenza, Eneasz Brodski, and David Spearman discuss the week's news.