Tag Archives: Technology

New Ideas on Structural Violence

Way back in 2013 I rediscovered the concept of information asymmetries. I knew then that this would be an important topic going forward. At the time I was particularly enamored of the idea of adverse selection; I did not know how to make use of the other types of information asymmetries: signaling and screening. It took me […]

The Power of Twitter

I was reading Slate today when I came across something interesting in a blog post in future tense. The post was titled: “Teens Hate Twitter, World Leaders Love It.” Writer Will Oremus reports, obviously, that teens hate Twitter and world leaders love it. The important thing is the world leaders part. A group called the […]

#MY2K

I don’t normally follow regular politics on this blog, but President Obama did something that I found very interesting today. He urged people to contact their congressional representatives in regards to middle class tax cuts. This is not unusual in itself, he often tells people to contact congressional representatives in regard to specific issues. What […]