Four short links – July 3, 2018

Universal Basic Income, machine learning, Fusion post-mortem, and opioids.

  1. Waking Up Podcast #130 – Universal Basic Income (Sam Harris with Andrew Yang) — Best possible explanation of the underlying economic forces justifying UBI.
  2. Ways to think about machine learning (Benedict Evans) — Imagine what you could do with a million ten year-olds.
  3. Univision Is A Fucking Mess (Special Projects Desk) — Colorful post-mortem of what went down with Fusion. Previously.
  4. A primer on fentanyl(s) (Mark Kleiman) — Comprehensive yet approachable overview to the history and current policy implications.

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