Cato Daily Podcast
How Certificate of Need Obstructs Birthing Centers
Birthing can be a tense process. The comfort of pregnant women is of utmost importance for a smooth delivery. Still, many states tell future mothers they don't need facilities that specialize in providing that comfort. Anastasia Boden explains how certificate of need laws interfere with the preferences of parents in how their children are born.
Panic at the Chatbot
Fears of artificial intelligence have been goosed recently with the emergence of services like ChatGPT that can deliver longform coherent text addressing fairly specific prompts. Cato's Will Duffield says many of the fears it has inspired are unfounded.
FDIC Sets Bad Precedent in SVB Failure
Shareholders are getting hosed by the failure of Silicon Valley Bank, but depositors ought to be more on the hook for losses than, say, depositors at other banks. Norbert Michel discusses the bad precedent set by the FDIC.