A somewhat frequent criticism of common economic theories and frameworks is that they are isolated from real world concerns such as energy and resource constraints: that the concept of limited resources, and ideas like the second law of thermodynamics, simply don’t seem to affect the economics at all. You come across this criticism primarily at […] Read more
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There’s some cool stuff here: Are shredders still useful? From the results of a recent DARPA unshredding contest, I’d say they mostly are. Hat tip Bruce Schneier. Good arguments for transparency in the corporate world. An economist would say “what would I do if I were a horse?“ One of the best advent calendars on the […] Read more