Daily Archives: December 7, 2015

How U.S. Economic Warfare Provoked Japan’s Attack on Pearl Harbor by Robert Higgs

The following is a video of a lecture given by Higgs at a Mises Institute function in 2012. Additional information in line with this lecture can be found in Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace edited by Harry Elmer Barnes. Below … Continue reading

Posted in History, Political_Economy | Tagged | Comments Off on How U.S. Economic Warfare Provoked Japan’s Attack on Pearl Harbor by Robert Higgs

Fast k-Nearest Neighbour Search via Dynamic Continuous Indexing

‘Existing methods for retrieving k-nearest neighbours suffer from the curse of dimensionality. We argue this is caused in part by inherent deficiencies of space partitioning, which is the underlying strategy used by almost all existing methods. We devise a new … Continue reading

Posted in Machine Learning (Narrow Artificial Intelligence) | Tagged | Comments Off on Fast k-Nearest Neighbour Search via Dynamic Continuous Indexing

Up From Imperialism: How to end the terrorist threat and return to normalcy by Justin Raimondo

‘Yet what kid of “security” is possible in a world where your neighbor could be harboring an arsenal of IEDs and plotting to machine-gun the upcoming Christmas party? The “war on terrorism” has abolished the very concept of security as … Continue reading

Posted in Political_Economy | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Up From Imperialism: How to end the terrorist threat and return to normalcy by Justin Raimondo

KU gene therapy holds new hope for restoring hearing

‘About 36 million American adults have some form of hearing loss. For most, like James, it’s caused by the absence of inner-ear hair cells, an impairment called sensorineural hearing loss. For them, the options have been limited to just a … Continue reading

Posted in Science_Technology | Tagged , | Comments Off on KU gene therapy holds new hope for restoring hearing

Political Economy Quote of the Week for 20151207

“Every state is born in, and exists by, coercion and aggression over its citizens and subjects, and its boundaries invariably have been determined by conquest and violence.” – Murray Rothbard.

Posted in Political_Economy | Tagged , | Comments Off on Political Economy Quote of the Week for 20151207