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Episode 97 - The Return of Altman Returns

Episode 97 - The Return of Altman Returns


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Wes, Eneasz, and David keep the rationalist community informed about what’s going on outside of the rationalist community

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Sam Altman is back at OpenAI!

Not fake news - future news! George Santos actually expelled this time

Scientists got a whole-ass Earth-plant to grow in lunar regolith

Gaza pause didn’t last long, but the original 4 days were extended to 6

3 commercial ships hit by missiles in Houthi attack in Red Sea, US warship downs 3 drones

New war just dropped!? Red Venezuela v. Guyana (v. Brazil?)

The Hague ruled that this is bullshit

Guyana Analysis Thread!

Binance CEO "CZ" steps down, pleads guilty to U.S. money laundering violations

Bad news: abortion bans work

Two senators introduce “The Gas-Operated Semi-Automatic Firearms Exclusion Act” which would ban gas-operated firearms… and also non-gas-operated semi-auto firearms. Expert on guns: “Now you’re just lying”

More Ukraine funding probably not coming

John Cornyn: “I think there’s a misunderstanding on the part of Senator Schumer and some of our Democratic friends,” Cornyn said. “This is not a traditional negotiation, where we expect to come up with a bipartisan compromise on the border. This is a price that has to be paid in order to get the supplemental.”

The House has already passed an immigration bill that make asylum much less generous

Happy News!

Life-extension drug approved for phase 2 trials (but drug is for dogs)

University of Washington researchers developed deep-learning algorithms for noise canceling headphones such that wearers can pick which sounds they want to hear, and which to block

Video demo

Doritos Silent

Eleos Health, a company developing a “tool that can run in the background of mental health sessions and uses voice AI capabilities to analyze it and give insights and information about the patient”

All 41 Workers Rescued From Collapsed Tunnel in India Himalayas After 17 Days Trapped

Japan has a new island!

Badass footage

A team of YouTubers, engineers, and ranchers found how much horsepower a horse can pull

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