Friday assorted links

1. Organizational methods of Stephen Wolfram (frankly, I find a bunch of piles on the floor to be easier to implement).

2. Scott Sumner on blackmail: “I suspect that the almost universal public opposition to legalizing blackmail reflects society’s view (subconscious to be sure) that enforcing these norms (especially for non-criminal activities) requires a “light touch”, and that turning shaming into an highly profitable industry will do more harm than good. It will turn society into a mean, backstabbing culture. The people hurt most will be sensitive good people who made a mistake, not callous gang members who don’t care if others think they are evil.”

3. Scott Sumner on MMT.

4. How to build a brand.

5. Noah Smith reviews Martin Gurri.


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