122 – EARN IT vs America

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The EARN IT Act was introduce in March, it’s a disgusting censorship policy, and no one is talking about it. But wait it gets worse, because the LAED Act came a few months later and is a direct attack on general purpose computing.

The EARN IT Act and why it’s Bad

The LAED Act is even worse

Cory Doctorow: The War on General Purpose Computing

The Digital Preper-Bunker version of smart phone

Friendship is Optimal audio version

Instruments of Destruction text, and audio

Monster Factory

40 Times Corgis Mixed With Other Breeds


Hey look, we have a discord! What could possibly go wrong?


Rationality: From AI to Zombies, The Podcast… and the other podcast

LessWrong posts Discussed in this Episode:

Doublethink (Choosing to be Biased)

Why I’m Blooking

Planning Fallacy

Next Episode’s Sequence Posts:

Kahneman’s Planning Anecdote

Conjunction Fallacy

Conjunction Controversy (Or, How They Nail It Down)


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