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Legal originalism

19 min read Canonization of written law creates three problems over time:  social realities and ethical norms naturally evolve to …

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How the data revolution makes universal health insurance inevitable

14 min read The limit of U.S. healthcare policy as the data revolution progresses is single-payer, government-provided, universal health insurance.  …

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Macroeconomics versus Trump

12 minute read When a new American president took office this winter, he was handed an American economy in decent …

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Progressives v. Conservatives: It’s all about fear of Type I or Type II errors

25 min read Chatting with a libertarian friend over at a wine bar before the recent election, I was reminded …

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The Lost Generation

20 min read I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by frustration, hungry eager underemployed, driving Uber through …

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Game theory of hookups

11 min read Women and men have, on average, equal desire for sex. However, society makes it rationally necessary for …

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$20 million error: Case study in tech product development (Part 1 of 3)

15 min read Part 1: Problem (February 2015) Unwelcome discovery As of February 2015, CableCo projects its next-generation WiFi router …

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Billing rate arithmetic: Salaried vs hourly equivalencies

 11 min read Employers are often highly misguided regarding how to determine fair hourly rates for contractors.  With individual clients …

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