Things I read last week… (WB 10 Jan 2022)
AI themes from Google Research.
“…the default position should not be to take all published results in the behavioural science literature as “the record”. Instead, we should be treating many of these published results as exploratory or as untested hypotheses.
Replication issues in behavioural sciences.
Patrick Mckenzie explains why mortgages are manufactured products, how BNPL works, and why gift cards are resold.
Why rocket engines don’t melt.
The Dark Web has its own parallel justice system.
Why you can’t hire Engineers right now.
Wendover on issues for lithium mining for EVs. [YouTube]
How to simulate the universe with DFT. [YouTube]