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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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Tagged human mathematics, mathematics, philosophy, politics, psychology
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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
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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Tagged analytics, approval voting, assessment, computers, crowdsourcing, dating, dating websites, functionals, grade, grading, human mathematics, humans, internet, internet dating, love, mathematical modelling, mathematics, OKCupid, online dating, order theory, ordering, partially ordered set, political economy, poset, posets, rank, ranking, relationships, romance, score
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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
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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Tagged Daron Acemoglu, economics, game theory, heroes, history, human mathematics, mathematics
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