• Archive for February, 2013

    A little connection

    by  • February 28, 2013 • Everything Else • 0 Comments

    “A players hire A players. B players hire C players. Then comes the Bozo explosion” This is well explained by the Dunning-Kruger effect, “Idiots are too stupid to know they are idiots.” This can be seen as a minor corollary of the “Five Laws of Stupidity” which assert that idiots are the most dangerous kind [...]

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    Fracking has saved the world? An unusual thesis

    by  • February 7, 2013 • Everything Else • 7 Comments

    Punchline: Fracking probably holds the global economy together long enough for cheap solar to take over by 2020. (note: I used to work at the Rocky Mountain Institute, and worked on http://smallisprofitable.org and http://oilendgame.com. I’ve also spent a bit of time doing geostrategy around resource conflict) Details: I’ve been sold on the risk (I’d put [...]

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