Tag Archives: economics

Time to put away childish things

Update (2013 Feb 4): Noah Smith has an awesome response to the attack on Prof. Krugman, too. Paul Krugman today discusses a post on “How to Debate Paul Krugman”, which by all appearances is a serious piece.  The answer can … Continue reading

Posted in philosophy, politics | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Noah Smith on the Rise of the Machines

Here’s a worthwhile read from Noah Smith on the future of an economy where most work is done by robots. I’ve actually thought about this for a long while.  How can a democracy survive if all the economic oomph lies … Continue reading

Posted in Health of the Republic, politics, science fiction | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment