From the BBC website:“Filmed in Switzerland at his lakeside home near Zurich, Professor Carl Gustav Jung was viewed as the greatest living psychologist. Interviewer John Freeman found Jung, although an old man, as sharp and clear thinking as ever. It proved to be a timely encounter; Jung died 18 months later. (1959)” Freeman: As the… Continue reading
One of my (very…) rudimentary mental models after having read The Elephant in the Brain: Hidden Motives in Everyday Life by Kevin Simler and Robin Hanson some time ago and recently listening to the Complexity podcast with Steven Teles & Rajiv Sethi on Jailbreaking The Captured Economy (EPE 04).
The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has yesterday published their “Second consultation on the prudential treatment of cryptoasset exposure”. There is a lot of nonsense written about the ideas and impact, e.g. here and here. The consultation is a very interesting read. But no, the BIS does not support banks in holding more crypto. Here… Continue reading
Regulators and policymakers call for a ban on cryptocurrencies; This approach is too simplistic. An entire new ecosystem has evolved within a short time span; Regulators and policymakers should acknowledge and appreciate that this ecosystem has the potential to also offer value to industry participants, consumers and regulators; The current approach taken by regulators… Continue reading
Interesting and accessible reads about the future of cryptocurrencies and digital currencies.Continue reading
Interesting and accessible reads about artificial intelligence policy:
Interesting reads for the weekend/ Quantum computing and quantum supremacy beyond the hype.Continue reading