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“There are four kinds of countries in the world: developed countries, undeveloped countries, Japan and Argentina.”
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32/ The result should be something that uses a transaprent and very hard to corrupt digital technology that is larg…
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31/ In summary, Merkle says "We can create a DAO Democracy capable of self-improvement which has unlimited growth p…
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30/ Another is rapid adoption where a group of young, idealistic or desparate individuals tries to start one from s…
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29/ How could a DAO Democracy come to exist? One option is Gradual adoption where an existing organization uses an…
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26/ A DAO Democracy solves many of the problems in existing democracies (though it still requires a vote in the for…
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24/ Another potential problem is how the DCW metrics are chosen. You could end up in a Aldous Huxley Brave, New Wor…
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22/ This is a fascinating thesis though there are some clear problems and drawbacks. One drawback is existential ri…
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21/ What about the tyrrany of the majority though? In the case that the best solution was to split two separate gro…
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19/ The president could be elected based on the individual whom prediction markets determined would most improve th…
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17/ In a DAO democracy, anyone could propose a bill and it could be submitted at any time. If the prediction market…
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16/ A DAO Democracy would act as a replacement for Congress where prediction markets would pass or reject legislati…
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15/ Anyone who can code can create a DAO and so anyone that wants to create a new form of life can do so. A DAO cou…
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12/ Traders would then trade bonds betting on the ACW if certain policies are implemented. Traders are incentivized…
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11/ All citizens' votes are tallied into the Annual Collective Welfare (ACW) which, when weighted to include future…
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10/ Merkle suggests using a measure called "Democratic Collective Welfare" where each citizen picks a number betwee…
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9/ and then use prediction markets to aggregate knowledge from a community of people and use that to decide policie…
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8/ has suggested one way of achieving this is futarchy. Futarchy argues for letting individuals vote o…
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6/ It's also depressiongly easy for politicans to misinform voters or just lie to them about what they are going to…
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5/ First and second, voters have very little incentive to vote as it's unlikely their vote matters and making an ed…
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2/ Lengthening lifespans, increasingly lethal weapons, the coming of AI and other rapid technological developments…
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AMAZONIAN (and why the Sharpe Ratio is stupid) - RCM Alternatives
“the road to under performance is paved with good stats.”
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“the road to under performance is paved with good stats.”
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If a 10% price drop makes you want to sell your Bitcoin, you're doing it wrong.

You were probably either A) over-e…
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This seems like an appropriate day to re-post my article on why crypto markets are extremely volatile -
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RT : “I believe one of the main reasons we work to hard is that we are using that hard work to make up for a lack of cou…
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RT : Want to be a great data scientist (or great at anything) ?

Work smart.
Work hard.
But not too much.…
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marketing pet peeve that doesn't work anyway: When you try to be "exclusive" in a totally general way:

E.g. This p…
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“What if we are immersed in a competitive equilibrium of a competitive game, where the only rational choice is to g…
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13/ Though I hope I'm wrong, if I had to guess there will be no "normal" U.S. political candidates in the next two…
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12/ As of 2017, that gap had widened dramatically - the only viable candidates are now far left and far right.
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11/ Historically, America has been a relatively centrist country. Data from Pew Research shows that up until 2004,…
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10/ The large political swings from left to right have been characteristic of many Latin American countries in the…
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8/ Though it was undoubtedly multi-causal, the unstable policitcal sitaution in Argnentina played a large role. For…
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7/ Simon Kuznets, a Nobel laureate, is supposed to have remarked: “There are four kinds of countries in the world:…
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5/ Tragically, the next 100 years of Argentina's story look like this
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2/ In the 43 years leading up to 1914, GDP in Argentina had grown at an annual rate of 6% and the country was a mag…
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1/ Is America in 2017 similar to Argentina in 1914?
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“For maybe the first time ever, the Ethereum platform is starting to feel synergistic. Dapps leverage each other an…
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has a good list -

FWIW, I find models to be so context depend…
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“economic throughput — the dollar equivalent value flowing through the system per unit of time — is a far more comp…
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"To the degree that one is protected against the future, one has established a boundary and no longer plays with bu…
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"The strategic goal of an organism: ‘to diminish adversary’s freedom-of-action while improving our freedom-of-actio…
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RT : Who’s the fastest of them all?
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I find this to be true as well. My ping speed matters way more than my up and down speed. How do you optimize for p…
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Thought from which I've been thinking about most of this year and found very insightful:

Local inf…
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Is there a book/course on how to draw better? I would like to get to mild competence at drawing diagrams like this.
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I think data transmission costs?

Internet brought that down hence less info asymmetry.

But ultima…
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“writing a long novel is like survival training. Physical strength is as necessary as artistic sensitivity.”

Haruk…
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Information Asymmetry Rules Everything Around Me
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"Most people would like to think of themselves as anticipating all contingencies. But this is a yearning, not an ac…
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"Pain—psychological pain, surely, but perhaps even physical pain as well—is about the resistance to the motion of l…
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11/ My intuition is that these new monopolies are better dealt with using new solutions, like new data standards.
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10/ has made a very compelling case to me that inflation isn't low, it's just being expressed in asset…
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6/ This has made it hard to regulate the internet aggregators with traditional anti-trust legislation. Facebook and…
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5/ Better UX drove more users which increased the network effect, making it easier to improve the UX which brought…
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4/ Today's internet aggregators (Google, Facebook, Amazon, etc.) achieved dominance through a virtuous cycle of sup…
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3/ In it, Wu explains how companies like AT&T and RCA were able to use governement regulation and vertical integrat…
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“I suspect “experts thinking like novices” happens more often than novices serendipitously asking the brilliant rig…
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“The real novelty in this case is that a securities exchange embodied in a smart contract, with no actual centraliz…
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Got it, makes sense. And then what's the feedback loop th…
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RT : Journalists who cover Facebook and bristle at their haughty disdain and/or patronizing condescension, consider this…
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"When expressed through a value curve, then, an effective blue ocean strategy like [yellow tail]’s has three comple…
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This is also my understanding of the Cynefin framework -…
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Well said!

Another way I think about is that if you look at it through Boyd's…
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There's a wonderful paper called driven by compression progress that elaborates on this:
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I think taking the information theoretic views of humans (we are info processing machines) an…
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That's a fairly low "I" and almost always high "R" - the 80/20 of it if you will.

In my expe…
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I generally suggest people start with a lightweight version and build on it.

1. What went we…
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RT : 1/ Hypothesis: crypto has a "Bitcoin Bias": almost all thinking analyzes crypto networks as being much more like BT…
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“Since the most sought after commodity in the world--oil--is priced in U.S. dollars, the petrodollar helped elevate…
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“Since Mr Xi took power six years ago, his aim has been fairly clear: to boost the party’s control over China’s fas…
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What's the major problem that creates? Traffic?

Just got back but scooters seem…
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that's an interesting thesis. I think the Federal system should work this way and create some sort o…
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Lots of green space/nature though. SoCal crowd seems to be coming in droves too.

Other diff…
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Are there any smart contract use cases you're particularly interested in where oracle problem seems surmo…
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