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Personal export subsidies.

South Korea established itself as a world class manufacturer in part due to their policy of conditional export subsidies. They’d help their local firms out, but only after they proved overseas customers liked their products. Could this approach work in […]

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Schools repealing ChatGPT bans.

This NYT article discusses a few public school districts who have done an about face on their earlier bans of the technology. “Administrators say they are simply taking a pragmatic view: Students will need to learn how to prompt chatbots […]

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Why nerds are unpopular.

“I know a lot of people who were nerds in school, and they all tell the same story: there is a strong correlation between being smart and being a nerd, and an even stronger inverse correlation between being a nerd […]

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Mr. Ranedeer: Your personalized AI tutor.

This is a prompt that lets you create an AI tutor that’s customized to your depth of knowledge, learning style, and even tone. Want a tutor who engages you in debates? Cool. How about an encouraging tutor instead? Can do! ~ learn […]

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How Harvard careerism killed the classroom.

Where have all the poets gone? “As Harvard transitioned from a patrician school to a seemingly meritocratic one, students increasingly began to view their degrees as financial investments, attempting to maximize return while limiting downside risk. It is this new, […]