Topic: Technology

AI, Critical Thinking, and the Future of Freedom

– September 18, 2023

“Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking about them.” ~Emile Phaneuf III


Should Buying Or Selling “Hidden Cities” Air Tickets Be Banned Or Punished?

– September 17, 2023

“Hidden-city opportunities emerge when there are significant differences in the price elasticity of demand relating to certain itineraries with stopovers.” ~Christopher Lingle


My Big Cryptocurrency Pyramid Scheme

– August 26, 2023

“I like to explore innovations that promise not violent overthrow but rather ways to undermine or circumvent unjust authorities or corrupt incumbents.” ~ Max Borders


The Opportunity Costs of FTC Merger Meddling

– August 20, 2023

“Success is never guaranteed in a market economy, and business failure is not uncommon for industry leaders. Blockbuster and Kodak had near monopolistic status in their respective sectors but that couldn’t save them from tech innovations that took them down.” ~ Kimberlee Josephson


Matt Taibbi’s Courageous Fight Against Censorship

– August 19, 2023

“Matt Taibbi has demonstrated his outstanding proficiency and excellence as a journalist by consistently exposing the covert development of a wide-spread network of state-sponsored censorship.” ~ Steve Dewey


The Economics of Data Privacy

– August 11, 2023

“Striking a balance that protects individuals’ privacy while fostering an environment conducive to innovation is crucial for nurturing a vibrant, competitive marketplace.” ~ Spence Purnell


CBDCs: A Weapon for Debanking the Banked

– July 23, 2023

“Even if you think that a CBDC is a good idea, consider that its power may be turned against you when the political pendulum shifts in your direction and your views or activities are suddenly considered taboo or illegal by those in power.” ~ Emile Phaneuf III


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