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Bill Kerr @william_r_kerr
A scary paper for our scary times … Kato and Sparber (
commons.colgate.edu/econ_facschol/…) study the reduction in the number of #H1B visas in 2004 on NEW student enrollment into US schools

Geng founded Blued, the Chinese Grindr equivalent. Full article here.

Thread with more fantastic photos and Tony’s reflections on meeting him in person.

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