Why Not More Excitement About Prediction Aggregation?
A reflection on the limited popularity of prediction markets.
Some cryptography basics explained pretty simply.
Memes as nihilist praxis! I love it!
Brains, how do they even work.
"The nature of exchanges, whether they are pure (i.e. asocial) or impure (replete with social norms and part of intertemporal social relations), makes a difference when it comes to predicting economic activity."
Ethics = complex!
The problem with murder isn’t just that it creates a world in which one extra person is dead. If that’s all we cared about, murdering would be no worse than failing to donate money to cure tropical diseases, which also kills people.
Village life. Our atomized modern existence lacks these bonds.
RANSOMEWARE SKYNET IS SUCH A COOL IDEA
Speaking my language 💯
Maybe now is the time to cast aside the market and the state as our saviors, and instead consider an alternative: one that recognizes the ability of people to organize and design solutions for themselves.
I'm fascinated by CGI Instagram influencers, and this one comes with an ethical quandary.
Very clever analysis!
"You must be very wealthy; you must be financially sophisticated. But perhaps most important of all, you need to know the right people in the banks."
Opsec with a small dash of silliness.
Math won't save us 😅