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Survey modelling Adjusting for the Lizardman constant 2019-08-29 – 2021-10-24
Weaponizing social media Trolls, bots, lulz, infowars and other moods of the modern networked ape 2019-10-21 – 2021-10-24
Gender Political and/or empirical engagement therewith 2017-08-13 – 2021-10-20
Research discovery Has someone answered that question I have not worked out how to ask yet? 2019-01-22 – 2021-10-13
Climate crisis The conspiracy of those malign incumbent powers, the laws of physics, against the plucky underdog, coal megacorporations 2011-12-13 – 2021-10-03
Science for policy Using evidence and reason to govern ourselves 2011-08-07 – 2021-09-22
Fashion Theory and practice of hip garments 2020-07-10 – 2021-09-21
Metis and .*-rationality High modernism, spontaneous order, legibility, the Great Society, technocracy, and local knowledge 2017-07-24 – 2021-09-20
Community governance Coordinating human being by application of social force 2020-02-02 – 2021-09-20
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
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
Social media if you must Harm minimisation for corporate social network users is the alternative to harm minimisation for social pariahs 2017-04-05 – 2021-08-11
Community Engineering, maintaining, organizing… 2020-02-02 – 2021-07-29
Contact tracing Reverse engineering social graphs for the control of contagions of pathogens, subversive ideology and other substances of interest 2020-03-21 – 2021-07-28
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
Pornography Morsels of oddity from the depiction of human sexual behaviour 2020-04-22 – 2021-05-07
Nowhere to hide A catalogue of terrifying surveillance methods I encounter 2019-07-13 – 2021-01-03
Solarpunk A tomorrow worth retiring to 2019-10-29 – 2020-10-15
Rhetoric Argumentation, descriptive and prescriptive 2017-06-07 – 2020-10-05
Gamification “Belated Blogging of a Buzzword” achievement unlocked 2019-10-27 – 2020-09-21
Sex and sexology Incorporating smut, lewdness, and prurience 2020-06-07 – 2020-06-18
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
Voting Systems Mathematics and economics of ballots 2014-09-22 – 2019-10-05
Hollow states Skim government when fat cats drank the cream 2019-03-13