This paper reveals a trap for artificial general intelligence (AGI) theorists
who use economists' standard method of discounting. This trap is implicitly and
falsely assuming that a rational AGI would have time-consistent preferences. An
Sen. Bernie Sanders new education plan would be radical even for his beloved Scandinavia, and the plan fails to focus on giving colleges a stronger incentive to keep tuition affordable or making sure their students graduate.
James MillerCollege students are likely taking on more student loans because of the chance that the government will pay off this debt for them. Also, I'm guessing lots of people are delaying paying back this debt for similar reasons.
James MillerSince Harvard likely has a cap on how many students they take from any one high school over a few years, this creates incentives for students/parents to inform on their high achieving classmates' thought crimes. Probably why Harvard is doing this.
This week, YouTube decided American conservative “shock jock” commentator Steven Crowder broke the rules of their Partner Program. Since YouTube is privately owned, shouldn’t principled free market advocates support the company’s right to purge...
First trade, then technology -- now talent. The Trump administration has started taking aim at China’s best and brightest in the U.S., scrutinizing researchers with ties to Beijing and restricting student visas.