Tag Archives: Economics

Quora – AI and mankind

Quora – How will artificial intelligence influence mankind? This is an extremely deep and interesting question. Artificial intelligence isn’t a singular thing, it is a spectrum of classes of systems spanning many orders of magnitude, and exponentially expanding for the … Continue reading

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Evonomics – Turchin – Capitalism kills cooperation

Evonomics – Peter Turchin – Does Capitalism Kill Cooperation? The thesis: “Competition between groups (up to whole societies) fosters within-group cooperation. Competition within groups (between their members) destroys cooperation.” while true, actually hides more than it clarifies. What is actually … Continue reading

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UBI (Universal Basic Income) Continued from last month

Continuing the UBI conversation from last month Hi Dirk, I do not understand how you get to “markets are incorruptible because there are no subjective influences in the functioning”. Culture – at any and every level is a subjective influence. … Continue reading

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Minimum wage and UBI

In Foundations of logic Group – 5 Reasons Raising the Minimum Wage Is Bad Public Policy I’m all for eliminating minimum wage laws, but only after there is a genuine livable universal basic income that is there for everyone, every … Continue reading

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Global Citizen – Ending poverty

Global Citizen – How We Can Be the Generation to End Extreme Poverty Effective transformation requires exponential technology. It also requires a level of honesty not at all common today. It requires questioning everything. It requires accepting all the truths … Continue reading

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Climate Change

It seems clear to me that the problem of maintaining a reasonably steady temperature and sea level is real enough (at least to some significant degree). Human induced warming is definitely a strong possibility, but the climate stability of the … Continue reading

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Foundations of Logic – Welfare everywhere

Foundations of Logic – Welfare Welfare Everywhere Frank Lovell said “Welfare Welfare Everywhere”…until OPM [Other People’s Money] runs out. There are occasionally some Free Lunches, but there are no Free Lunches as a sustainable Way Of Life. Nope, uh-uh, none, … Continue reading

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