The latest AI development is: AI achieves human level in (blitz 5-minute-turn) full-communication anonymous online Diplomacy (paper). Why not? I mean…
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This Thanksgiving, I am thankful that I am once again back at full health. Covid comes and Covid goes. It was like I had a bad cold… for three days…
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For a long time I have thought that a simple tweak to the NCAAF overtime rules would fix several problems with no downsides. The Alabama-LSU game…
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While the news has been fast and furious on many fronts, Covid is not one of them. Except that, this week, I got it. On Monday evening, I started having…
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It has been quite a past two weeks, with different spheres in deeply divided narratives. In addition to the liberation of Kherson City, the midterm…
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A note about what isn’t in this roundup: Nothing about the midterms or crypto/FTX. I wrote about Twitter earlier this week. The midterms are better…
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There was a lot of news this week. Elon Musk continued to Do Things at Twitter. America had midterm elections. The polls were roughly accurate, with…
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At the end of long saga well-covered in hilarious fashion by Matt Levine, Elon Musk has purchased Twitter. He then began doing things. One of them was…
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Relatively light roundup this week, likely due to Elon Musk buying Twitter plus the incoming midterms sucking all the oxygen from everything else. I do…
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It was a quiet week on the Covid front. That is a very good thing. If anything, the theme of this week was looking backwards to how things were handled…
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Housing is the Balsa-style area where there has been the most progress lately. There seems to be growing consensus that it is vital we build more…
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Usual game approach. I’ll start off spoiler-free, then proceed to the semi-spoiled section, then to the Here Be Spoilers section. Maximally Spoiler-Free…
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