Tag Archives: Economics

Quora – Scientists cure aging. How does your life change?

Quora – Scientists cure aging. How does your life change? Not much. I have known since 1974 that biological life extension was possible, but not how to do it. The big question that has occupied my mind for most of … Continue reading

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Quora – You wake up immortal and with $1,000. What’s your plan to be a billionaire?

Quora – You wake up immortal and with $1,000. What’s your plan to be a billionaire? Do everything I can to disinvent the concept of money, and get automated technology to the point that it can meet the reasonable needs … Continue reading

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New Microeconomics: How Evolution Explains Resource Distribution

New Microeconomics: How Evolution Explains Resource Distribution Some aspects of this article are great, some seem to completely mischaracterise both evolution and economics. Evolution is always about the survival of some set(s) of replicators in some set(s) of contexts. Mostly … Continue reading

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Gary Marcus: Toward a Hybrid of Deep Learning and Symbolic AI | Artificial Intelligence (AI) Podcast

Gary Marcus: Toward a Hybrid of Deep Learning and Symbolic AI | Artificial Intelligence (AI) Podcast Imagine is one of my favourite songs also. I am now clear that the outcomes imagined in the song are impossible as long as … Continue reading

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Quora – Steps to a sustainable world

Quora – What steps need to be taken for a completely sustainable world? What do you mean by sustainable? What is being sustained? Why? Some people have tried to build a system that promotes and sustains competition, at the cost … Continue reading

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James – Buddhism, Seneca, …

Buddhism, Seneca, and Tyler Durden Nice one James. So much truth in what you wrote. We are serfs to an idea of value based in scarcity. When most things were genuinely scarce, the idea that markets measured a good proxy … Continue reading

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Talk to Zero Carbon Select Committee

16 Aug 2019 – 14:40 – just got home from a trip to Christchurch and back – to talk to the select committee considering the Zero Carbon Bill – a response to climate change concerns It was weird. Driving down, … Continue reading

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