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The Watch 437 implied HN points 09 Oct 23
  1. Investigative journalism requires patience and may not always result in a story.
  2. Finding stories involves tips from various sources like public defenders and casual conversations.
  3. Keeping content free can be rewarding in terms of subscriber support and belief in your work.
Urben Field Notes 32 implied HN points 26 Feb 24
  1. Long-distance trains are nostalgic but may not be the most efficient way to provide rail service to small towns and neglected regions.
  2. Expanding long-distance train routes could reach more Americans, but issues include unreliable trip durations, inconvenient schedules, and high costs.
  3. Optimizing rail routes by focusing on shorter, higher-demand trips could be a more cost-effective and efficient way to improve passenger rail service in America.
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The Swiss Ramble 471 implied HN points 15 May 23
  1. Paris Saint-Germain's finances show a significant loss despite an increase in revenue and profit from player sales.
  2. The team experienced a substantial rise in operating expenses and faced challenges with compliance to UEFA's Financial Fair Play regulations.
  3. PSG's revenue improved mainly in commercial areas, but broadcasting revenue decreased due to poor Champions League performance and deferred income.
I'll Keep This Short 5 implied HN points 08 May 23
  1. Open source Large Language Models are challenging centralized models like GPT-4, offering comparable quality at a lower cost.
  2. Companies like OpenAI face financial challenges in developing and maintaining cutting-edge AI technology.
  3. Google acknowledges the threat of open source LLMs, highlighting the need for collaboration and reevaluation of value propositions in the AI market.