Monday, November 22, 2010

Every Man For Himself

Quantitative Easing policy pursued by US proves that we are living in a new world disorder. US is not acting as a superpower -- it is only pursuing a strategy for its own self-interest, and that will indirectly force China to change [1].

This is a good thing. From a different subject area, in traffic pattern analysis it was observed in simulations that if each actor in the simulation is driving very aggressively, all of a sudden an optimal condition is reached and the traffic starts flowing as though in sync, flawlessly [2].


[1] If US was able to construct a world order, it would simply tell China to fix its currency, and roses would boom, pigs would fly, et cetera, et cetera.

[2] Strogatz, S., Sync

Q&A - 12/7

Question I still have issues with the baker case. . why could the baker not serve the gay couple? Here is a good analogy Imagine you ...