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Created Jun 01, 2021
Bread, beer, and the state
Published: Jun 01, 2021
Important bread vs. beer update! It might matter quite a bit if alcohol came first. Seriously.
Inequality is the abberation
Published: Jun 10, 2021
Deep history offers a tantalizing mission for technologists brave enough to adopt it: rebuild the egalitarian, cooperative communities that were our species' norm until very recently.
Published: Aug 20, 2021
There's only one search result for 'marxist' on PornHub.
Published: Sep 05, 2021
Let's talk when the metaverse can directly feed the hungry, house people, or remove carbon from the atmosphere.
A nice pairing
Published: Sep 28, 2021
The dark, moody undertones of Chris Hayes' piece on internet fame go nicely with the bright, yet restrained optimism of Stasavage and Schneider's application of early democracies to the internet.
Killing God, again
Published: Oct 10, 2021
What happens to religion in a Utopia?
Just Before Dawn
Published: Nov 05, 2021
Is not having to think about how your sewage gets disposed of worth submitting to the rule of the state?
Published: Mar 14, 2022
So much for the daily blogging habit. Here's a lazy list of things on my mind: accessing money in academia, getting off Google, and the fog of identity and war.
Published: May 03, 2022
For my disaffected friends: facing this moment requires embracing conflicting paradigms.