Topic: Technology

Don’t Blame Video Games for France’s Riots

– July 19, 2023

“Let us review this evidence to better understand why, again, we can dismiss the type of deflection that President Macron is attempting to do.”


Sailing the Blue Sea? We’d Rather Propel Through…

– July 18, 2023

“Like many other witty machinations, environmentalist intentions to ‘overhaul’ transportation in international trade will not succeed, because it does not reduce costs or increase speed. ” ~ Luis Carlos Araujo Quintero


New Apps Add Rationing to Reservations

– July 8, 2023

“With no penalty, why would people not just make a reservation for a night they may want to go out to eat? This is where price rationing comes in.” ~ Samuel D. Peterson


How AIER Helped to Hobble Fauci’s “Ministry of Truth”

– July 5, 2023

“Government officials advanced a smear campaign against the GBD, its authors, AIER, and other critics. Judge Doughty says the case ‘arguably involves the most massive attack against free speech in United States’ history.’” ~ By Phil Magness and Robert E. Wright


Can Artificial Intelligence Solve the Socialist Calculation Problem?

– June 18, 2023

“No dictator, benevolent or malevolent, individual or committee, is free of ideology, and as dictators they will have the clout to ensure their ideological perspectives are included in the Machines’ programming, with updating as the dictator(s) believe necessary.” ~ James Hanley


Cleaned by Capitalism and Soiled by Socialism

– June 12, 2023

“There’s no question that the environment in which modern humans live is immeasurably cleaner, safer, and more pleasant than was the filthy and dangerous environment in which all of our pre-industrial ancestors lived.” ~ Donald J. Boudreaux


Government Surveillance Injures the Innocent

– June 8, 2023

“The asymmetry of the surveillance state belies its true purpose: to protect the government, not the people.” ~ Robert E. Wright


Everything in Installments? Shifting Consumer Credit Norms

– May 9, 2023

“The proliferation of lending tools for small purchases, and the expanded access to credit they represent, are likely a win for consumers. But, as ever, individual responsibility and responsible business implementation will matter a great deal.” ~ Laura Williams


A Bottom-up Approach to Governing the New Generation of AI

– May 8, 2023

“Embracing a bottom-up approach of governance, though not perfect, is the best strategy to ensure that the benefits of AI become a reality without endangering the important values we cherish.” ~ Michael N. Peterson


Apple’s Advantage as a Corporate-Backed Bank Alternative

– April 29, 2023

“A more diversified ecosystem for financing has the potential to encourage and incentivize a dynamic and innovative economic system, which is why Apple’s gearing up for what seems to be neobank status is certainly worth paying attention to.” ~ Kimberlee Josephson


When Flying Is Freedom

– April 29, 2023

“The freedom private pilots enjoy, pointing their aircraft in any direction the birds fly, is a testament to the potential for other markets to also operate in a similar manner, without overbearing regulatory apparatuses.” ~ Craig J. Richardson