Kartel Policy – A through M

Has The World Become A Game App?

That seems to be the conclusion of at least one dean emeritus. “With tradition, philosophy, and religion long succumbed to science as the sole path to truth and now with the dethronement of science as the arbiter of truth, ruling principles, immovable intellectual centers, and …

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Temple Law Prof Explains Balance to NPR

On immigration, that is. They’re probably not ready for a balance in media presentation. They may not have been prepared for this discussion either, although NPR host Audie Cornish introduced Temple Law professor Jan Ting as a man who “largely agrees with Sessions’ interpretation of …

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Charitable Giving and the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act – Ep. 101: Artificial intelligence and the hunt for the master algorithm – AEI

Abstract This paper investigates how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affects household charitable giving in the United States. We find that the law will reduce charitable giving by $17.2 billion (4.0 percent) in 2018 according to a static model and $16.3 billion assuming a …

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What successful antipoverty efforts look like: A refreshing report from the Rocky Mountain State – Ep. 101: Artificial intelligence and the hunt for the master algorithm – AEI

A program in Colorado that focuses on helping non-custodial fathers gain employment and pay child support provides a refreshing example of effective state-led antipoverty efforts. The Colorado Parent Employment Program shows government can successfully invest in people’s skills and abilities while insisting on the primacy …

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Ep. 101: Artificial intelligence and the hunt for the master algorithm – Ep. 101: Artificial intelligence and the hunt for the master algorithm – AEI

Machine learning is something new under the sun: a technology that builds itself. Right now we have limited algorithms with limited potential, but, if it exists, the Master Algorithm could derive all knowledge in the world from data. Inventing it would be one of the …

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I Represent Christian Baker Jack Phillips. Believe Me, He’s a Good Man.

They say to walk a mile in someone’s shoes before judging them. When it comes to cake artist Jack Phillips, the man at the center of the wedding cake case that the Supreme Court just decided, you’re better off spending a day in his shop. …

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The Dialectics Of Host And Guest On The Korean Peninsula

Image credit: CC 231: Poster Collection, CC 231, Hoover Institution Archives. Blank Section (Placeholder)Analysis and Commentaryvia Military History in the NewsHoover Daily ReportIn the ancient Chinese military strategy classic, Questions and Replies between Tang Taizong and Li Weigong, the great Tang Dynasty Emperor Taizong of the 7th century …

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Capitol Hill Update: June 18, 2018

Schedule: The House and Senate are in session this week. House: The House is back in session on Tuesday. Legislative business begins at 2:00 pm. Votes are postponed until 6:30 pm. There are 18 bills on the suspension calendar for Tuesday. Like last week, there …

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Harvard Medical School Removed Portraits of Doctors due to Lack of Diversity

Harvard University’s medical school used to have portraits of former department chairs hanging in its halls, composed of white males. The hospital’s president, Dr. Betsy Nabel, said that these portraits don’t reflect the diversity of the medical school today and could make students uncomfortable because …

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Indiana University Hosted 4 Conservative Speakers Last Year

Indiana University, located in the red state of Indiana, is the flagship university in the town of Bloomington. Despite the state’s more conservative bent, the university only invited four conservative speakers to speak on-campus in the 2016-17 academic year. By comparison, there were forty-four liberal …

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