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Horticulture Capitalism

I recently finished reading “How to Be an Anticapitalist in the Twenty-First Century” by the late Olin Wright. His premise is that capitalism is an inherently “rapacious system”, which must be dismantled, smashed, or otherwise eroded. Afterwards, I thought of Churchill’s old quote about democracy. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed … Continue reading Horticulture Capitalism

Introducing GPT Explorer

Today Cathy, Zain, and I open sourced GPT Explorer. Explorer is a power tool for GPT-3 experimentation with full history, sharing, and the community’s best-practices built-in. If you’re just getting started with GPT-3 or don’t want to build out your own boilerplate codebase, try the hosted version: Explorer. The source is available here. A UI for experimentation To get good results … Continue reading Introducing GPT Explorer


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Remember: If it had been legal to sell half of the first million doses of vaccine for $10,000 each, BioNTech could've easily gotten a $5 billion loan in April, and used that money to help scale up mRNA vaccine production to billions of doses. This is not the market outcome.

Polish request, @NotionHQ: when you search and open a result in in a new window, the search modal in the original window remains open. Is that intentional?

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