Economics

Memetics Taste dynamics, opinion dynamics, sincerely-held-belief dynamics etc 2020-01-30 – 2021-09-18
Institutions Stable orbits in human systems 2014-10-29 – 2021-09-18
DIY Artisanal poverty, expressive incompetence, contrarianism on a budget 2018-03-26 – 2021-09-18
Economic inequality Return to capital versus return to labour versus return to state of nature 2014-10-29 – 2021-09-08
Governance of the commons On the mysterious fact that most people get on with most of their neighbours most of the time 2014-10-29 – 2021-09-02
Status The original karma system 2019-10-25 – 2021-08-30
Group size Scaling dynamics and network effects in social coordination 2011-12-09 – 2021-08-16
Political axes Dimensionality reduction for the Great Society 2021-03-01 – 2021-08-11
Weaponizing social media Trolls, bots, lulz, infowars and other moods of the modern networked ape 2019-10-21 – 2021-08-07
Community Engineering, maintaining, organizing, (self-)governing 2020-02-02 – 2021-07-29
Innovation Can I patent self-moving goalposts? 2014-07-27 – 2021-07-21
Science History, sociology and philosophy thereof 2017-07-08 – 2021-07-21
Media virality Strategic modelling for content creators 2016-08-30 – 2021-07-15
Bureaucracy Iron Laws and Moral Mazes 2020-02-02 – 2021-07-08
Technological singularities Incorporating hard AI take-offs, game-over high scores, the technium, god-in-the-cloud, deus-ex-machina, nerd raptures and so forth 2016-12-01 – 2021-06-01
Solarpunk A tomorrow worth retiring to 2019-10-29 – 2020-10-15
Productivity schemes If you can tell me why this placeholder post from 2014 is still consistently in my top 10 most popular posts I would be grateful 2014-10-09 – 2020-06-05
Getting along Tolerance, ghettoisation, xenophobic panic; Causes, pathologies and consequences of 2017-02-19 – 2020-05-25
But what can I do? The stuff to do to make a better society is so easy that it is embarrassing if you are not doing it 2020-02-06 – 2020-05-19
Bounded rationality and miscellaneous non-von Neumann-Morgenstern rationality postulates 2012-01-13 – 2020-03-19
Voting Systems Mathematics and economics of ballots 2014-09-22 – 2019-10-05
Sneakernets Intermittent connectivity, mesh networks and the Honda protocol 2015-10-03 – 2019-09-09
Hollow states Skim government when fat cats drank the cream 2019-03-13
Newcomb-type decision problems I know that you know what I think you know about what we all know about people who write about strong AI online. 2018-10-24