Links for 14th June, 2018

  1. However one should be aware of the role irrationally allocated capital has played in funding innovation and infrastructure, a function it usually performs with the state’s explicit support, as Bill Janeway and Marianna Mazzucato often point out. Indeed one should. (You’ll need to sign-up)
  2. First read this, and then read this. Is the glass half empty or half full? What is a glass?
  3. Formal education is a-sucks. Always.
  4. How do you solve a problem like Korea? (How do you measure the North Korean GDP, actually, but it was too tempting)
  5. This is important stuff (but not necessarily stuff you have to agree with entirely)
  6. The 19th century had the Wild West. We got cryptocurrencies.
  7. The Great (and often Baffling) game is afoot.