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Extended Minds, Extended Foreskins

Irreverent “bar-room” style discussion between Tamler Sommers and David Pizarro on philosophical issues, this episode on my longstanding interest in extended mind. Yet another online example of one being able to get a decent education on the cheap, rather than an expensive miseducation on some ideological farm — and still having dosh for a car, good…

The Road to Serfdom or Dhimmitude

Marking the birth of Hayek and the dispiriting sense that we are well on the road to a new serfdom brought on, yet again, by the regressive left but this time in cahoots with Islamofacism. The marriage of cultural marxism with its first cousin, Jihadism, is continuing exactly from where the Nazis left off. With this…

Stigmergy-based modeling to discover urban activity patterns from positioning data

New working paper freely available for download here. In this paper, we present an innovative approach based on stigmergy that aims to handle both complexity and dimensionality of these data, providing an analysis of urban crowds dynamics by exploiting taxi GPS data. complexitydispersed knowledgedistributed cognitionhuman-human stigmergysituated cognitionstigmergicstigmergic cognitionstigmergic epistemologyStigmergy

Profile of David F. Hardwick

Here’s a profile of my incredibly accomplished colleague, collaborator, dear friend and accomplice in silliness. Dave’s wiki entry. David Hardwickdispersed knowledgedistributed cognitionHayekliberalitymedical scienceopen systemsSpontaneous order