by Tyler Cowen
on September 11, 2013 at 12:49 pm
in Uncategorized |
1. Markets in everything. And a computer fit for the Amish.
2. “Our goal is to make Bitcoin truly grandma-friendly.”
3. Good post on job ladders from Dube’s new blog.
4. Ant trade and symbiosis. And economics, Adam Smith, and psychoanalysis.
5. Henry on the tech intellectuals (pdf), or the web link here.
6. Driverless cars are moving closer to reality.
#5, it seems Farrell is just ticked that there are “few real left wingers” among the technology pundits. Tim Wu who advocates net neutrality regulations and even advocated some sort of ‘voluntary’ policing of ‘hate-speech’ is just not left enough.
The Amish should get together with the ultra-Orthodox Jews to design their computers and smartphones. They’d be the same, or nearly so.
#5: attention economy or how since the beginning of civilization a person able to entertain a group of people is bound to success.
Toilet themed restaurants have been around awhile:
What’s the fundamental difference between “grandma friendly” and a scam?
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