Education’s war on excellence, AWS atrophy, France fines Google + AppHarvest’s Josh Lessing | E1245

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00:00 Start
02:05 News: Public Education’s war on excellence
17:45 Fundrise – Invest in private diversified real estate, sign up today at https://Fundrise.com/TWIST
19:04 Is AWS becoming bureaucratic?
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30:28 France competition regulator fines Google
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47:43 Interview: AI Farms, AppHarvest’s Josh Lessing
55:59 Tomato picking robots
1:16:03 Pushing software technology into the worlds of atoms
1:24:43 Costs of creating indoor farms
1:30:27 How AppHarvest knows which fruit to pick
1:34:38 AppHarvest is expanding, missionaries not mercenaries

Check out AppHarvest: https://appharvest.com

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Mentioned:

https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-pta-purge-of-asians-11626128073

https://reason.com/2021/05/04/california-math-framework-woke-equity-calculus/

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/03/10/thomas-jefferson-high-school-students-parents-are-fighting-changes-admissions-standards-heres-why/

 

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