Monthly Archives: July 2017

Evonomics – complexity

Two Big Questions About the Job Guarantee: God, Devil, and the Details Progressives have these questions. Others will too. So many dimensions to the complexity of this question. Aside from the one I continually raise, the idea that markets are … Continue reading

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Automation in the information age

Posthuman Network – Automation post Video – The rise of the machines Automation in the Information Age is different. True enough, but not deep enough. The problem isn’t automation, it is how we measure value. The use of markets made … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Tech-Solutions to our biggest social issues

Ideapod – Tech-Solutions “How can we use technology to solve some of our biggest social issues, including: financial inclusion domestic violence diversity & social inclusion in and out of the workforce To be effective #techforacause must go deep. Financial inclusion … Continue reading

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Evonomics – How economics can free itself

Evonomics – How Economics Can Free Itself from Religious Dogmatism Pure theory made economics more remote from day-to-day reality. A lot in what Rapley writes, and a lot more in what Daniel Krynicki writes below, and as what one might … Continue reading

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Laurie – Waves of grain

Waves of grain When was the last time you spontaneously burst into song? Hi Laurie Possibly something to do with having a flap of skin under my tongue for my first 5 years, but I cannot hold a note, and … Continue reading

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New Economics Series: Part I

New Economics Series: Part I Hi Daniel, Align with some of your general themes, and you have some major errors in logic that lead to systemic failure as currently structured. The term “synergistic dialectical synthesis” is not found by google, … Continue reading

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FoLogic – Ontology and Epistemology

Andrei Mirovan – Ontology and Epistemology [Rarely do I reproduce someone else’s post in full, and this one is deserving of it] ~~ Some BASIC (minimal, working) DEFINITIONS that I would suggest (presenting and refining some largely shared conventions of … Continue reading

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Birding NZ – Double Standards

Birding NZ – Double Standards I’m not writing with my Hutton’s hat on, nor with my Zone Water Committee hat, but just as me, and I do chair both groups, and have both sets of perspectives. I find human behaviour … Continue reading

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Nev’s Facebook post on Cancer Rates

Comment to a post on Nev’s Facebook page from 12th July on Cancer rates in NZ Given that today is my 7th birthday since being sent home “palliative care only” with “terminal melanoma” – this is a subject rather dear … Continue reading

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Ideapod – Freedom

Freedom – Bird in a cage – continued Hi Jessica, Not way off, nor quite accurate enough to be safe and useful. All actions have consequences. There is the very deep question as to the degree that we have thoughts, … Continue reading

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