Icosian Reflections

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Reading Feed (March 2022)


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Blog: Marginal Revolution | How to improve conferences

Blog: Don't Worry About the Vase | They Don’t Know About Second Booster

Blog: JeffTK | Kids Posts Retrospective

Blog: Don't Worry About the Vase | Covid 3/31/2022: More of the Same

Blog: Marginal Revolution | NIH sentences to ponder

Blog: Marginal Revolution | Will Studying Economics Make You Rich?


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Blog: Astral Codex Ten | Idol Words


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Blog: Bet On It | Letter from a Linguist


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Blog: Don't Worry About the Vase | Ukraine Post #7: Prediction Market Update

Blog: Bet On It | The Root Cause of Ineffective Altruism

Blog: Marginal Revolution | Far UVC Sanitization Kills COVID


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Blog: Market Design | Queuing for ridesharing and organ allocation


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Blog: Don't Worry About the Vase | Ukraine Post #6: More Data and Peace Terms


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Blog: Don't Worry About the Vase | Covid 3/24/22: Respite

Blog: Bet On It | Open Borders as Ultra-Effective Altruism

Blog: Marginal Revolution | I thought these people wanted lower trade deficits? — "[A] world of higher net American capital flows into China is also a world with a lower American trade deficit with China. Which is it going to be? There are legitimate national security reasons for restricting some U.S. investments into China. But an analysis such as this should start by recognizing the relevant trade-offs."


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Comic: xkcd | Salary Negotiation

Blog: Marginal Revolution | What Operation Warp Speed Did, Didn’t and Can’t Do

Blog: Marginal Revolution | The political economy of doomscrolling


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Blog: Astral Codex Ten | Contra Hoel On Aristocratic Tutoring

Blog: Schneier on Security | Developer Sabotages Open-Source Software Package


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Blog: Market Design | Economics in a war zone: Tymofiy Mylovanov interviewed by Scott Kominers

Comic: xkcd | Galaxies

Blog: Don't Worry About the Vase | Ukraine Post #5: Bits of Information

Blog: Astral Codex Ten | Mantic Monday 3/21/22

Blog: Marginal Revolution | Bounty Hunters Work


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Blog: Ben.Kuhn | Searching for outliers

Blog: Marginal Revolution | The Ukrainian economist who is fighting the Russians with logistics


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Blog: Market Design | Unraveling and reneging in the summer internship market

Blog: Marginal Revolution | Notes from Tavira, Portugal


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Blog: Marginal Revolution | Peginterferon Lambda is looking good


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Blog: Don't Worry About the Vase | Covid 3/17/22: The Rise of BA.2


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Blog: Bet On It | Strong Cheap Signals

Blog: Marginal Revolution | Writing Matters


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Blog: Don't Worry About the Vase | Ukraine #4: Prediction Market Movement Modeling

Blog: Market Design | Opioid prescription reductions and suicides


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Comic: xkcd | Deviled Eggs

Blog: Market Design | Subscription as an advanced market commitment for new antibiotics

Blog: Astral Codex Ten | Mantic Monday 3/14/22

Blog: Marginal Revolution | Effective Altruism is and will be more influential than you think — "When it comes to smart and many of the very smartest young people, the influence of Effective Altruism on their thought is radically underreported and underrepresented."

Blog: Bet On It | How to Talk to People: Econ vs. Psych

Blog: Marginal Revolution | US Pandemic Policy: Failures, Successes, and Lessons

Blog: Don't Worry About the Vase | Ukraine #3: Decision Theory, Madman Theory and the Mafioso Nature


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Blog: JeffTK | War-prompted Disaster Planning


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Blog: Marginal Revolution | Emergent Ventures winners, eighteenth cohortZvi Mowshowitz!


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Blog: Marginal Revolution | The cultural evolution of love in literary history

Self: Icosian Reflections | So you want to work on biosecurity — an incomplete reading list (seeking suggestions!)

Blog: Astral Codex Ten | Progesterone Megadoses Might Be A Cheap Zulresso Substitute

Blog: Don't Worry About the Vase | Ukraine Post #2: Options

Blog: Don't Worry About the Vase | Covid 3/10/22: We Have a Plan

Blog: Marginal Revolution | My Conversation with the excellent Sam Bankman-Fried

Self: Icosian Reflections | Onward, again — T​his January, I left my job as a trader at Jane Street​ to take a role leading a project at the FTX Foundation! More at the link. See also Twitter thread.


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Blog: Marginal Revolution | Holden Karnofsky emails me on transformative AI

Comic: SMBC | Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal - Mammoth

Comic: xkcd | Qua


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Blog: Astral Codex Ten | Zounds! It's Zulresso and Zuranolone!


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Blog: Bits and Pieces | Harvard College moves toward a planned educational economy

Blog: Don't Worry About the Vase | How to Best Use Twitter


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Blog: Marginal Revolution | The US Government is Digging in the Couch to Find Change to Buy Drugs


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Blog: Marginal Revolution | Atlantis


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Blog: The Grumpy Economist | Time for Supply


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Blog: Don't Worry About the Vase | Covid 3/3/2022: Move Along


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Blog: Cold Takes | The Wicked Problem Experience

Comic: xkcd | Party Quadrants

Blog: Bet On It | Make Desertion Fast


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Blog: Malcolm.Ocean | Towardsness & Awayness Motivation are fundamentally asymmetric

Blog: Bet On It | Bet On It: What’s In the Name? — Bryan Caplan, at a new blog.

Blog: Astral Codex Ten | Ukraine Warcasting

Blog: Bet On It | Covid Arithmetic for Anxious Parents

Self: Icosian Reflections | To Icosian Reflections -- New name, same great taste.