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Is it possible to describe Human Beings with Mathematics?

isomorphisms: I hope that one day people will figure out the “perfect formula” for a constitution (balanced incentives / structure). gsx002: I doubt it. Formulas belong to the math and logic realm. isomorphisms: There is some logic to human interactions. … Continue reading

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A Perfect Formula for Constitutions

moiracathleen: People today think there is a one size fits all constitution. This is perhaps the greatest tragedy to constitutionalism in history. isomorphisms: How many sizes do you think there are? moiracathleen: The Constitution is not to be used to … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong with OKCupid’s Matching Algorithm

OKCupid is using the wrong mathematics to match potential dates together. But before I critique them, let me compliment them on what they’re doing right: “Our” mutual score is the geometric average of your score of me, and my score … Continue reading

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Superposition of Feelings

The act of writing is like the collapse of a quantum waveform. So many things are in your mind, interacting with each other, unsaid. Many truths — some at odds with others — couldĀ be spun into a thread. But whatever … Continue reading

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The Equations of History

Some day I want to read all of Daron Acemoglu’s work. What in here isn’t interesting? Social Structure and Development – A Legacy of the Holocaust in Russia Theory, General Equilibrium, Political Economy and Empirics in Development Economics Experimentation, Patents … Continue reading

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