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The “War on Cash” Migrates to Switzerland by Pater Tenebrarum

“The “War on Cash” Migrates to Switzerland” relates a text book example of the problems of interventionism. In “Interventionism and Positive Feedback Loops” I stated: ‘It occurred to me that economic interventionism by government can be thought of in terms … Continue reading

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Cybernetics and Second-Order Cybernetics by Heylighen and Joslyn

‘Cybernetics is the science that studies the abstract principles of organization in complex systems. It is concerned not so much with what systems consist of, but how they function. Cybernetics focuses on how systems use information, models, and control actions … Continue reading

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Interventionism and Positive Feedback Loops

Much of my current reading is in subjects related to machine learning and general artificial intelligence. In the course of this reading, I have encountered the concept of feedback loops repeatedly. Most of the time, the feedback loops are negative. … Continue reading

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