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hal
Technology Correspondent, The Economist
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hal Jul 25
I am not here, no. Back Aug 14th
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hal Jul 20
Replying to @davegershgorn
dem visible grey frame bars
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hal Jul 20
Replying to @mark_riedl
I was just RTing this same thing. mental that 1m people liked it
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hal Jul 20
what does it mean that a million people liked a video stream of an event that did not happen?
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hal Jul 20
Replying to @halhod
that said, I think it's important for people to work on & think about existential AI risks. it's the endless shite media coverage that sucks
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hal Jul 20
<skeptical hat> it's all part of Elon's person brand, good futurey PR for his live businesses, which need all slack they can get
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hal Jul 20
although, would this be kinda the same as using a thesaurus to sparkle your own writing? a cheat that gets you nowhere interesting...
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hal Jul 20
hello. I want Gans for all components of fiction writing: character names, place names, company names
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hal Jul 20
I used to do it for ephemerality, feeling a bit freer and not worrying about contextless dig ups. that why robin?
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hal Jul 19
tricky thing is getting to "does this matter to our reading public"
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hal Jul 19
Replying to @robinsloan
hopefully. dms are the most useful bit of twitter in my experience, for this reason
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hal Jul 19
Replying to @robinsloan
my lens is an every-growing network of people who know a lot about the things I cover. I sense and scale-check things with them all the time
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hal Jul 19
Replying to @robinsloan
imo the only thing that really works is having large numbers of real time conversations about the things you want to write about
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Leo Mirani Jul 19
Come intern on The Economist’s news desk. We offer £2,000/month, free lunch on Wednesdays, and liver disease
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hal Jul 18
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Mike Shellenberger Jul 18
Replying to @cyrillecormier
4. German electricity is 10x dirtier & 2x more expensive than French electricity.
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hal Jul 18
Replying to @astrolisa @Pheecetious
For journalism yes
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hal Jul 18
i mean i love it really obvs
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Brian Denvir Jul 18
Interesting- a different flavour of distributed ledger for electricity sector
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Kenneth Cukier Jul 18
Essential question. Well raised.
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