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Friday assorted links

Summary:
1. Paul Kedrosky assorted comments. 2. Thread on collider bias. 3. The Florida strategy.  Too early to say in my view, but still this piece is of interest. 4. “Magnus the platform” lets it rip. 5. America’s top spelling searches: in Virginia, they don’t know how to spell “Virginia.”  Recommended. 6. Volunteer history booming during the lockdown. 7. Mainstreaming Karl Marx. 8. Plexiglass vs. Plexiglas(TM). 9. The polity that is Dutch: grandmother ordered to delete Facebook photos.  At least they didn’t kill her. 10. A real smokescreen.  Really. 11. The new seroprevalence studies show relatively low rates of infection. 12. Fast Grants active at UC Berkeley.  Good coverage. 13. TreatEarly, a new biomedical initiative (possibly influenced by Fast Grants?), looks interesting note I have no

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1. Paul Kedrosky assorted comments.

2. Thread on collider bias.

3. The Florida strategy.  Too early to say in my view, but still this piece is of interest.

4. “Magnus the platform” lets it rip.

5. America’s top spelling searches: in Virginia, they don’t know how to spell “Virginia.”  Recommended.

6. Volunteer history booming during the lockdown.

7. Mainstreaming Karl Marx.

8. Plexiglass vs. Plexiglas(TM).

9. The polity that is Dutch: grandmother ordered to delete Facebook photos.  At least they didn’t kill her.

10. A real smokescreen.  Really.

11. The new seroprevalence studies show relatively low rates of infection.

12. Fast Grants active at UC Berkeley.  Good coverage.

13. TreatEarly, a new biomedical initiative (possibly influenced by Fast Grants?), looks interesting note I have no direct knowledge of their work.

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Tyler Cowen
Tyler Cowen is an American economist, academic, and writer. He occupies the Holbert C. Harris Chair of economics as a professor at George Mason University and is co-author, with Alex Tabarrok, of the popular economics blog Marginal Revolution. Cowen and Tabarrok have also ventured into online education by starting Marginal Revolution University. He currently writes the "Economic Scene" column for the New York Times, and he also writes for such publications as The New Republic, the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Newsweek, and the Wilson Quarterly.

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