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by Athletico
July 7th, 2019, 4:58 pm
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Economic theory blogs/forums
Replies: 17
Views: 4950

Re: Economic theory blogs/forums

Anyone following Ole Peters blog? Ergodicity Economics He is a Santa Fe Institute researcher trying (since 2010 or so) to rewrite Expected Utility Theory using ergodicity, replacing ensemble expectations with time-averages whenever appropriate.  But it seems to me Aaron Brown did something similar i...
by Athletico
October 2nd, 2016, 9:44 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: C# instead of C++: Yes, No, Maybe, When?
Replies: 49
Views: 158958

Re: C# instead of C++: Yes, No, Maybe, When?

I'll vote yes.
by Athletico
April 25th, 2014, 2:39 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Greatest USA National Anthems Every Performed
Replies: 28
Views: 12660

Greatest USA National Anthems Every Performed

Chicago Stadium, 1991 NHL All-Star Game near the beginning of Gulf War I
by Athletico
November 4th, 2013, 4:51 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Music of the Seventies, The best decennium
Replies: 270
Views: 27866

Music of the Seventies, The best decennium

Seventies = decade of prog rock giants...Emerson, Lake & Palmer 1974andYes 1975
by Athletico
September 9th, 2013, 1:50 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Philosophy of Mathematics
Replies: 233
Views: 26839

Philosophy of Mathematics

<r>Cuch, thanks for that link on Poincare -- good stuff.Set theory is one place to find people really doing cartwheels in the philosophy of mathematics (Kronecker, Cantor, Brouwer, Hilbert, etc <URL url="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Controversy_over_Cantor%27s_theory"><LINK_TEXT text="http://en.wiki...
by Athletico
September 9th, 2013, 12:39 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Philosophy of Mathematics
Replies: 233
Views: 26839

Philosophy of Mathematics

<t>>> Athletico -- are you recommending this out of your personal library? Yes, picked this up off my shelf multiple times. I think you will like it specifically based on your statement: 'I'm looking for stuff like, how 10 fingers on human hands became base-10 mathematical ordering, how much of obje...
by Athletico
September 6th, 2013, 12:27 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Philosophy of Mathematics
Replies: 233
Views: 26839

Philosophy of Mathematics

Pi in the Sky
by Athletico
April 26th, 2013, 10:03 pm
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Austerity or Not Austerity?
Replies: 55
Views: 11563

Austerity or Not Austerity?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: acastaldoQuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4Alphathe ongoing pattern in many developed countries of deficit spending during the "good" years and even higher deficit spending during the bad years is a huge structural problemThis is the key issue IMHO as well. (And poor ol...
by Athletico
April 25th, 2013, 1:23 pm
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: Austerity or Not Austerity?
Replies: 55
Views: 11563

Austerity or Not Austerity?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: PaulNo electricity in the 1970s, the unburied dead, living in the North West, toilet paper shortages, then Boy George and 16% interest rates in the 1980s...made a proper man of me. Not a girly man like all you youngsters today.PBoy George, Thompson Twins etc.. now that ...
by Athletico
April 22nd, 2013, 8:02 pm
Forum: Economics Forum
Topic: quantitative easing, government, speculators, and the zero lower bound
Replies: 26
Views: 12424

quantitative easing, government, speculators, and the zero lower bound

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: farmerI think it is safe to say the verdict is in, and the effect of QE is known: It encourages people to pursue the most useless activities.1) Building more houses when we already have a glut of houses, whereas people haven't bought a new car in 10 years and can't affo...
by Athletico
March 23rd, 2013, 11:55 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Does "nothing" exist?
Replies: 98
Views: 79099

Does "nothing" exist?

<r>There was a little hissy fit between Krauss and David Albert, a Columbia Univ philosopher, after Albert panned Krauss' book in the NYT a year ago:<URL url="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/25/books/review/a-universe-from-nothing-by-lawrence-m-krauss.html?_r=0Albert"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.nyti...
by Athletico
August 26th, 2012, 10:49 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: My own ATS: which subsystem to generate closing orders?
Replies: 5
Views: 11216

My own ATS: which subsystem to generate closing orders?

Why not change your SES so that it knows about open orders?
by Athletico
May 11th, 2012, 4:29 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Best Worst Songs Ever
Replies: 341
Views: 22586

Best Worst Songs Ever

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: trackstarQuoteOriginally posted by: ppaupermick jagger was in what Family Guy called "the gayest music video ever" with Bpwie in the 1980sProbably this:Dancing in the Streets - Jagger and BowieThey were different in 1964 (written Bri...
by Athletico
May 10th, 2012, 1:41 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Best Worst Songs Ever
Replies: 341
Views: 22586

Best Worst Songs Ever

QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnYeah, everytime I hear it aaaargh. Almost as bad as Bryn Adam, Meatloaf and this aaarghI suppose we all have bad days.Ugh.. yeah any version of Hotel California without Don Felder doesn't count.
by Athletico
May 9th, 2012, 3:11 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Best Worst Songs Ever
Replies: 341
Views: 22586

Best Worst Songs Ever

I like Steve Miller but this one hurt in the 80's: Abracadabra
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