I’ve been on holiday and thus filling the tumblr queue with more art and fewer original articles. But I brought pen and paper along with me in the tent. Now there’s lots of raw material ready to be carved into digestible blog-sized bites.

Here are some articles that will be coming down the pipe:

- Kids shouldn’t just cite Wikipedia in their papers; their academic work should be to improve it.
- Economic lessons from Michael Lewis’ The Big Short (I’ve actually read it now).
- Apposition in English: we’re speaking a Germanic language.
- Ramen is not a food of actually poor people. It’s just a BS metaphor from the BS culture surrounding web “startups”.
- Cointegration
*vs*correlation*vs*regression coefficients. *“Preferences are not read off of a master list”*—A Tversky- Subadditivity.
- Differential geometry in the parking lot.
- Me, sub t.
- Creationists, credibility, arguing and listening.
- Algebras: pre-packaged ways of reasoning.
- Tangent bundles.
- Abstract mathematics is
*more*applicable. Plus, a roadmap to magmas, monoids, loops, and groups. - Functionals, operators, and their codomains. Associations, transformations, evaluations, and relations.
- Microeconomics with polygons.
- “Like” as functor.
- Gardens in disarray, tangled forests and the evolution of the universe.
- The “distribution” as a thought-tool.
- Why is there something instead of nothing? An answer from game theory.
- Wassily Leontief’s economy.
- Dirac delta: a punch in the face.
- Cigarette smoking = peacockery.
- Wisdom from John Baez, Chris Tiee, Jean Tirole, Danny Kahneman, and John Cochrane.
- Many, many examples of
**functions in real life**. - Convolution.
- Trading p&l’s as convolution. Can we get a useful economic theory of macro-counterparty risk from this?
- Weighted averages, convolution, and sums of sums are everywhere.
- Bantu language word endings tell you what to pack when camping.
- OLAP cubes, XML files, JSON, YAML, XML, and other high-dimensional thought structures.
- Price elasticity, price as Jacobian, price as signal, and efficiency.
- Supply-side growth with polygons.
- Macroeconomics via graph theory.
- B.C.E. is stupid.
- Different kinds of “numbers”.
- Kernels.
- The logical skeleton of tumblr.
- How my girlfriend and I used linear regression to compromise on a money question.
- More on space and time. Not spacetime, more like geography and time series.
- Grasslands, wind, and Wolfram NKS.
- Karl Rove’s strategy of exploiting the predictability of pro-life Christians. (real-life lessons from Persson & Tabellini)
- Three examples of Actual Philosophical Progress.
- Mammals probably
*do*have feelings: the theory of the triune brain. - Happiness Studies. Time for a new academic department?
- The college bubble. Will it pop like the subprime bubble?
- Less simplistic metaphors.
- I want to try Linux. Where do I start?
- I want to learn to program. Where do I start?
- Things I am making.
- What the heck is this blog about?! My brief journey as a writer: from
*hiremebecauseimsmart.com*to*isomorphismes*.

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