No *Insert Label* On Our Streets! – Racism, Alt-Right & Synthwave

“Self-righteous people can talk themselves into forgetting they are part of a civilization.” — David Brin I’m going to tell you what seems like 3 disjointed stories at first, but it’ll make sense in the end. The first one happened a month ago when a friend of mine wrote about a rally in Stockholm by NMR (a Swedish […]

(N)ex(t)pert – Why We Keep Searching For The Next Expert

“In long-term political strategic forecasting, it’s been shown that experts are just not better than a dice-throwing monkey.” — Daniel Kahneman After predicting the election results in 49 of the 50 states correctly back in 2008, Nate Silver became the go to expert. A position that was cemented in 2012 when he correctly predicted the results in 50 […]

The Write-In Candidate – Anything That’s Not On The Menu?

Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.” — Robert Byrne As with so many other “great ideas”, this one came to me on the toilet. In about 48 hours we will, if everything goes according to plan, know who’s moving into the White House on January 20th. However, more than half of the […]