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VPOL or Faulty Brain?

  "Sometimes I think a Virtual Personal Optimisation Layer acting in our life would improve our lives. Then I recall BRAIN should act like this… What the heck! Brain is faulty!" Me (Now)     Interesting: Neuroeconomics at MIT. Interesting too, although in Spanish: Brain is an evolutionary patch.

Hotelling’s Rule & Your Life

On May 20, 2009, Posted by , In economics,social sciences, With No Comments

  This month I happened to lecture about a basic management model for non-renewable resources, what is known as the Hotelling’s Rule (not to confuse with Hotelling’s Law). Driving my car (you’ll probably find more posts which have been conceived there) it came to my mind the idea about what’s…

Does the other way round apply?

On February 28, 2009, Posted by , In education,social sciences, With No Comments

We always have heard that education will make us free, will freedom make us educated?. Not necessarily; however, reading the interview to Bakary Diallo (Rector of the African Virtual University) on the first issue of ‘Walk In’ (UOC, Catalonian Open University) anyone can at least start betting on the fist…