Things I read last week… (WB 13 September 2021)
“…one day humanity will give less of a role to systems like peer review and unaccountable bureaucracy in determining how we understand the world, and more of a role to prediction markets.”
Futarchy: Applying prediction markets to government.
Facebook’s David Marcus on their crypto plans.
Confessions of a ransomware negotiator.
Steve Wolfram introduces Multicomputation as a fourth general paradigm for Theoretical Science.
Has AI found a new Foundation?
The journey to define Dimension.
Infinity Category Theory offers a bird’s-eye view of mathematics.
China prepares to test thorium-fuelled nuclear reactor.
Chinese podcasting ecosystem.
Top 15 eSports with the biggest prize pools since 1998. [Instagram]
Nikon 2021 photomicrography competition.