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Science bounty hunters?
Dr Christopher Keating says via his global warming website that he is willing to pay a bounty or reward of $10,000 USD to anyone who is able to disprove global warming. The official rules of this contest are thus: 1. Dr Keating will … Continue reading
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What’s the best* way to find a missing Boeing 777?
a. Police — call up the FBI, INTERPOL, etc. to pursue all possible leads and conduct a formal police investigation of the passengers, crew, and cargo aboard the missing jet. b. Military — call up the commanding officers of the US Navy, NATO, … Continue reading
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Another application of the Coase Theorem?
The Coase Theorem is the idea that voluntary transactions are an economically efficient way of solving the problem of harmful effects (or “negative externalities” in the patois of professional economics jargon) and that the outcome of such private bargaining is … Continue reading
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Mark Zuckerburg is a douche
Facebook has very Coasian bounty program for security researchers (i.e. hackers) who find bugs and other “vulnerabilities” on Facebook: it pays people a minimum of $500 USD to report such bugs to Facebook instead of using them or selling them on … Continue reading
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