SKYE’S LINKS 06/16/22
Uvalde and beyond. That figure is $433 more than March. Want to bet it will be over $6,000 by end of summer?
Perhaps this has something to do with why mass shootings are increasing; 35% to 40% of under 50 years old US poll respondents support assassination of politicians that they consider dangerous; what could possibly go wrong?
Don’t let normalcy bias fool you; we are already 22% of our way through the 21st century. On the other hand, Jack tells me he’s enjoying Erik Larsen’s The Myth of Artificial Intelligence: Why Computers Can’t Think the Way We Do. Larsen and Google engineer Blake Lemoine’s LaMDA computer might have an interesting conversation!
Here is a gripping science fiction book that describes a very plausible path for an AI to evolve to sentience (and from the same sort of models used in the link above) – and what could possibly go wrong:
China versus Musk – Star Wars for real. Find out why “Elon Musk’s SpaceX company is the only thing keeping the U.S. in the Space Race with China” – which is why the Chicoms want to kill it:
Consumer sentiment drops to lowest point on record:
Which is likely why this is happening; for investors, a logistics warning from Freightwave: Target’s empty parking lots.
‘Crat ex-congressman admits multi-election vote fraud:
Enjoy watching Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) take Xiden’s Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm to the woodshed. This is such bad news for ‘Crats; most Americans know that the Xiden administration has abetted fuel price increases to crush fossil fuels.
But West Virginia fights back against the ESG vampire squid:
Advice for investors regarding the Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) market:
What the Crat’s J6 show trial won’t show you:
The ‘Crat’s FBI at work:
The US on the road to serfdom – where are we now?