September 28, 2016 archive

Perverse Incentives

Perverse incentives are what we call benefits that arise from seemingly disapproved of and illogical behavior. The question is from who’s point of view are they perverse. The recipient sees them as morally neutral, he doesn’t care about his behavior as long as he is rewarded. For systems and institutions the effects are quite different. …

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No slouch.

When I brag about my computers it’s usually a time of stress in my life where I’m trying to exert control through externialities. I say this because I don’t want my readers to think that I’m some kind of ‘mine is bigger’ asshole while instead I am a mendicant who measures each sou against a …

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The Breakfast Club (Those Were The Days)

Welcome to The Breakfast Club! We’re a disorganized group of rebel lefties who hang out and chat if and when we’re not too hungover we’ve been bailed out we’re not too exhausted from last night’s (CENSORED) the caffeine kicks in. Join us every weekday morning at 9am (ET) and weekend morning at 10:30am (ET) to …

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