2. Disappearing markets in everything: the last disco ball maker (there is noisy sound at the link). And how bad is authoritarianism really? And David Brooks on Bannon vs. Trump, I am always happy to see actual analysis of the Trump administration.
4. AI now wins in heads-up, no-limit Texas hold’em poker. That is a game of asymmetric information.
6. If they had served this up as parody, I would have thought it too exaggerated. Did Darwinian processes really produce this? I guess so.
7. Long Piketty blog post on productivity in Germany and France. It does seem he is now blogging in English (and French) for Le Monde.