Robert Terrin

Nov
03

Who Reads the Internet?

I'm at the Novitāte conference this week, so in lieu of this week's Frequency Analysis, here&
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Nov
03

External Mediation

If here could be anywhere, why is everybody trying to make it there? The previous piece on complacency ended with
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Oct
20

Frequency Analysis #13: War Prophet, Cyber Appeals and AI Attention

Two things you can count on to always change are technologies and seasons. The dynamism is built in from the
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Oct
20

Complacency, Comfort and Conflict

Corrupt leadership, failing institutions, a depraved culture bereft of ethical and moral virtues – this is how last week's
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Oct
13

Frequency Analysis #12: Moment of Silence

The news in Israel and Gaza is too terrible to write about without some distance, so this week, instead of
Oct
12

Supplement Faith With Virtue, And Virtue With Knowledge

If you're reading this, it's likely that you are the type of person who has an
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Oct
06

Frequency Analysis #11: Governance, interpretability and awkward situations

Going into a long holiday weekend here in the U.S. so I'm keeping this week's
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Oct
06

A Being That Goes on Two Legs and Is Ungrateful

We now turn to the question of whether growth itself is wrong and humans are bad. The economic stagnation that
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Sep
29

Frequency Analysis #10: Bottlenecks, building automation hack and Baltic unicorns

Here's a paper via Marginal Revolution and Alexander Berger by Ian Dew-Becker on Tail Risk in Production Networks.
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Sep
28

What Fools These Mortals Be

In our discussion of stagnation so far, we have focused on economic, natural and cultural problems that have arisen over
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