Archive for 2003/05/28

Updates

I think what would be nice is having blosxom see the files, -rw-r–r– 1 aj aj 323 May 25 20:29 foo.txt -rw-r–r– 1 aj aj 80 May 26 13:10 foo.txt-1 -rw-r–r– 1 aj aj 103 May 26 14:40 foo.txt-2 and magically translate that into an original entry, with two dated updates. You could then mark […]

The Spam Market

The biggest difficulty in running an experiment like that is to make sure that it’s possible to get involved in the market. That’s a wildly difficult undertaking: it essentially requires everyone who might ever want to send you email to obtain the tools and understanding to operate in the market. That can be made fairly […]

The Spam Theory

Thomas Sowell makes a very convincing argument for markets in his book Basic Economics. In principle, the idea is that markets allow people to redistribute scarce goods (food, labour, materials, land, etc) according to where it’s most useful to society. The more creative you are, the more and better work you do, the more other […]