Author Archives: F. E. Guerra-Pujol

About F. E. Guerra-Pujol

When I’m not blogging, I am a business law professor at the University of Central Florida.

The rules of cricket explained

I have always wanted to learn how to play cricket, one of the most popular sports in the world, and now thanks to the magic of Wikipedia as well as this YouTube channel by the amazing Ninh Ly, my wish … Continue reading

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Binary Book Title Numbers

Imagine if the Arabic numerals in your favorite book were replaced with binary numbers … (Via Wikipedia: In mathematics, a binary number is a number expressed in the base-2 numeral system or binary numeral system, which uses only two symbols: … Continue reading

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PSA: Liberty Matters

Via Keith E. Whittington (Volokh Conspiracy), I just discovered this website titled “Liberty Matters” featuring a series of essays on the theme of liberty.

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The Law and Logistics of a Fake News Futures Market

This is my last blog post in a multi-part series on conspiracy theories I made a “modest proposal” in my previous post. I proposed the creation of a “Fake News Futures Market.” Because fake news and conspiracy theories can threaten … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal: Fake News Futures Market

Alternative title: James Madison, Meet Mechanism Design Note: This is my penultimate blog post in a multi-part series on conspiracy theories Why are conspiracy theories so popular, and how should we respond to them? I have already spent considerable time … Continue reading

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Resurrection Sunday

Happy Easter! This 521-year-old painting by El Greco (digital reproduction courtesy of the Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid) commemorates Jesus’ resurrection. More details about this work of art and El Greco are available here.

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Adam Smith in Love update

I will be proposing a “fake news futures market” and begin wrapping up my blog post series on conspiracy theories next week. In the meantime, I want to share two updates about my “Adam Smith in Love” paper: The final … Continue reading

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New Lin-Manuel Miranda Musical: “Slamilton”

Alternative title: Alexander Hamilton, Meet Michael Jordan!

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Magnus Carlsen retires from chess

Alternative title: Happy April Fools’ Day!!!

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Three critiques of the marketplace of ideas

Alternative title: A brief survey of the anti-market metaphor literature Note: This is my 14th blog post in a multi-part series on conspiracy theories Is there a “marketplace of ideas”, and if so, does this market really work? In my … Continue reading

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