Recently, there has been a flurry of new, highly capable AI products released — I tried ChatGPT, it ain’t there yet!
Category Archives: Future
External Support Found!
Just read this from Emily Stewart at Vox this morning … looks like somebody has read June post, “The Growth Game”! Check it out here (always good to see supporting evidence).
The Growth Game
Since the Club of Rome’s 1972 report Limits to Growth we have seen both decline and resurgence of its conclusions — what comes next in macroeconomic analysis?
More Mysteries of Macroeconomics
What is macroeconomic data measuring, really? Does it matter for a “healthy economy”?
How to Predict the Future
Dealing with emergent properties in science and statistics can be challenging. Some things just can’t be explained or analyzed.
What Is Money?
From simple barter economies to cryptocurrencies, wealth and capital have transformed themselves through history, but in some ways stay the same …
Free Agency: How Do We Get There?
Bargaining with prospective employers for salary and other things works better for some than others — we are not all Tom Bradys!
Coming Cold War with China: Good or Bad?
What is at the root of the new cold war with China? Looking at different forms of imperialism …
Please Help Me, I Don’t Understand Macroeconomics
Macroeconomics deals with the “big” issues of economic policy, but isn’t it all just built on a house of cards? Too abstract to have real meaning?
Nathan Robinson Says It Better Than Me!
Nathan Robinson, in Current Affairs, has covered the same ground as my last post here, Avi Loeb’s Extraterrestrial. Nathan is a gifted writer and journalist. Hats off! Anyway, if you read my post, “Do We Care If We Are Alone?, ” you may be interested in this: https://www.currentaffairs.org/2021/05/were-not-alone-in-the-universe?fbclid=IwAR3-3deXeN8gHH2BRNPw60VnW1qL2uq-iXl-R4rV5dYWlx1BADuS7dw3838