Some things I noticed 07/27/2020:
  1. 紅の豚 予告
  2. North Korea reports first suspected case of COVID-19
  3. Even if they don’t have cocaine in them, they still use the leaves.
  4. Crucially, this step assumes that the bits selected by the hash function end up all being distinct, which is not always guaranteed
  5. recent increase in successful jackpotting ultimately results in higher fees, as financial institutions pass on the costs caused by the losses.
  6. the quantitative revolution has become the biggest today, capturing some $500 billion of the industry’s more than $3 trillion in assets
    • “Jeff Bezos, who had joined in 1990, was in charge of the online retailing project at D.E. Shaw.”
    • “These days, betting on inefficiencies in public markets has become less profitable. D.E. Shaw has moved into emerging markets”
  7. a property tycoon has been searching for potential sites for a new city due to political uncertainty between Hong Kong and Beijing.
  8. The day Khan got a contraband phone in prison, he and his cellmate spent the night sobbing as they reconnected with family members.” 🤔
  9. export drive on backs of Chinese working class one; blow to America’s blue-collar second; Wall Street profited third front in class war.
    • “state support for Chinese industry extends to subsidised land deals, cheap electric power and a subsidised low interest loans”
    • “the US did not prevail in the Cold War in Asia. The mistake in thinking we are in a ‘new Cold War’ is in thinking of it as new.”
    • “The key lay in rebalancing domestic inequality such that domestic demand was adequate to domestic production.”
    • “not domestic reform as means of defusing international tension, but international tension as driver of domestic transformation.”
    • “the novel challenge we face is how to disarm economic growth as a planetary threat”
  10. meaning of emoji in Twitter handles