Monday, July 28, 2003

The all-knowing eye of the market

Give the bushies credit for ushering in a new era of off-the-wall military research. Perhaps the glory days of the 60s/early 70s ARPA will come back.

This proposal in particular has a distinct retro echo of the Delphi Method, a classic RAND Cold War idea.

It turns out that the original Delphic Oracle may have been tripping on natural gas.

I assume that the code for these forecasting techniques will be written in Python.

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