Welcome to my online paper trail. I am Stedman Blake Hood. I am also:
- Eminently nerd snipe-able
- A hopeless extrovert
- CEO at Retriever.co
- Alum of @YCombinator
- Former statistics researcher at @FederalReserve
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- Check out my A/B Test tool for growth hackers
whenever my ego grows too big I spend an hour with someone in Ops
@andrewchen 15 years of building community at @reddit between total strangers behind psuedonyms all over the world has me convinced that we still drastically overvalue in-person interaction. Plus, the tools are still being developed to make the remote experience better.
Today we open sourced GPT Explorer https://belay-labs.github.io/gpt-explorer/introducing-gpt-explorer @cathykaic @zan2434 @gdb @OpenAI #GPT3
In the meantime, Cade Metz hasn't published anything since June 16th aside from two (presumably pre-written) obits. The entire NY Times tech desk has also not published a single word on GPT-3, the biggest tech story of the summer. NY Times tech, are y'all OK? Did we break you? https://twitter.com/sonyasupposedly/status/1290844597174771713
a previous plot point reemerges https://www.reddit.com/r/slatestarcodex/comments/i3rvzw/update_nyt_still_at_it_reopening_on_hold/
@kobevanreppelen @balajis @bariweiss Be suspicious anytime you're outraged.
“Twitter hackers” did us a service.
They used an obvious Bitcoin scam which only caused $120K in damage as a tool to expose a vulnerability before someone could have done something much worse.
Zoom fatigue is real. Phone calls are underrated.
MIT and Harvard file suit against new ICE regulations: http://mitsha.re/80hK50AsTW4
23/ I don’t know about you, but in March I was scared; now I’m mostly depressed – depressed that we’ve collectively allowed this to happen, depressed that the light at the end of the tunnel may prove to be an oncoming train. But if any state can turn this around, I’d bet on CA.