About “Fairness matters … to both people and primates. Sharing priceless footage of capuchin monkeys responding to perceived injustice, primatologist Sarah Brosnan explores why humans and monkeys evolved to care about equality — and emphasizes the connection between a healthy, cooperative society and everyone getting their fair share.” (TED, 21 Dec 2020) Video [Video Date:… Continue reading VALUES: Why monkeys (and humans) are wired for fairness
Summary These are videos of James Surowiecki talking about his book “The Wisdom of Crowds” and the principles it is based on. [View on Amazon] CMX (13 Jun 2016) James Surowiecki: The Power of the Collective. James Surowiecki, author of The Wisdom of Crowds and columnist for The New Yorker, explained to us exactly why… Continue reading “The Wisdom of Crowds” – James Surowiecki (Video)
TEDx Talk with Damien Riehl: “Copyrighting all the melodies to avoid accidental infringement” (30 Jan 2020) In the litany of copyright infringement lawsuits, technology lawyer and musician Damien Riehl demonstrates that music is merely math, and has a finite number of possible melodies. If you’ve ever thought a song you like sounded similar to another, the… Continue reading Damien Riehl is going to copyright billions of unique melodies and put them in the public domain (30 Jan 2020)
Rising inequality and growing political instability are the direct result of decades of bad economic theory, says entrepreneur Nick Hanauer.
Philip Fernbach is a cognitive scientist and professor in the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
In which society is it easiest to get rich? Contrary to common belief, it is not countries like the US or the UK that create the highest number of rich people per capita, but Nordic social democracies like Norway and Sweden. Counter intuitive as it may sound, high taxes, generous welfare states and strong unions… Continue reading Harald Eia: The Best Countries for Building Personal Wealth