There are some things that are interesting and/or useful to learn about. The causes of the Korean War, Post-Impressionism, how to make a soufflé. There are other things that you really must learn about if... Read More
Ahead of the Curve: Regulating Artificial Intelligence Can We Expect AI to Explain Itself?
I ran across a new report recently that made me do a double-take. “When Software Rules: Rule of Law in the Age of Artificial Intelligence” was prepared by the Environmental Law Institute, and as the... Read More
A convenient substitute for the brain strain of thinking runs as follows: if the Trump administration is for something, then I’m against it. This almost always works, and saves a great deal of effort. Every... Read More
Last week I gave an oversimplified explanation of how bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies work, how they do not in practice offer most of the advantages their purveyors claim, and how they do offer a shroud... Read More
First things first: if you’re reading this publication for investment advice about whether to buy or sell Bitcoins, you deserve whatever sorry fate befalls you. “Cryptocurrency,” including but not at all limited to Bitcoin, is... Read More
“Walk a mile in my shoes,” singer-songwriter Joe South advised back in the (highly overrated) peace and love days of 1969. If you could see you through my eyes Instead of your... Read More
Your intrepid reporter traveled from Washington, DC, to Cape Canaveral Florida, earlier this month to watch the test launch of the Falcon Heavy, the most powerful rocket on earth today. The trip involved about eighteen... Read More