Bill Gates is Wrong on Piketty 0

Bill Gates is Wrong on Piketty

Cavet emptor: Rampant opinions incoming. “Imagine three types of wealthy people. One guy is putting his capital into building his business. Then there’s a woman …

Java: Logistic Maps and Difference Equations 0

Java: Logistic Maps and Difference Equations

This very brief tutorial was inspired by the free MOOC (Massively Open Online Course), entitled “Nonlinear Dynamics: Mathematical and Computational Approaches,” available at the Sante …

Teasing Out The 'Wisdom' From The Crowd 0

Teasing Out The ‘Wisdom’ From The Crowd

The MIT Technology Review just came out with an interesting piece on generating accurate estimates to questions using crowd-sourced data. Neuro-biologists Gabriel Madirolas and Gonzalo …

A Rationale for Macroeconomic Consensus 0

A Rationale for Macroeconomic Consensus

I sometimes wish Cochrane and Krugman would just shut it, but either way they really shouldn’t stop arguing. We may actually depend on their eternal …