Category Archives: Politics

Feedback sent to Google

Feedback sent to Google. The recent firing of James Damore over his production of the Ideological Echo Chamber paper seems to me to have pushed the organisation over that boundary into “evil”. For the first time since Google started, I … Continue reading

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JBP Study Group – Political horseshoe

Post in Jordan Peterson study group – Political Horseshoe In a sense it seems to be antithetical to what Jordan is saying, and at best a gross simplification that distorts at least as much as it exemplifies. It seems that … Continue reading

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ANG Cause of the month – Fisheries Management

ANG Cause of the Month – Fisheries Management Hi Dale – thanks for that (I think?) 😉 I made a comment on my facebook page this morning, which both Dale and Deb noted. Fisheries are really complex topics. Scientists can … Continue reading

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My Post on Radio Interview on NZ initiative report and fisheries generally [updated x2]

Comment on my own Facebook page Last night I was contacted by NewsTalkZB and asked to comment on the report from the NZ Initiative. I suggested to them that they ask someone from the NZ Sport Fishing Council to comment, … 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 – Democracy is Failing

Democracy is failing I don’t see any necessary correlation between centralisation and cooperative behaviour. All large scale cooperation requires is two sets of things: 1/ universal respect for individual life and individual liberty (which means responsible action in ecological and … Continue reading

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Evonomics – Economics beyond current models

Evonomics – Why Economists Have to Embrace Complexity to Avoid Disaster – Steve Keen Microeconomics, macroeconomics and complexity Yes and no. Have been a follower and admirer of Steve’s work for some years. Downloaded his Minsky software and spent a … Continue reading

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