Wall Street’s 2017 Market Predictions: Pathetically Wrong – WSJhttps://www.wsj.com/articles/wall-streets-2017-market-predictions-pathetically-wrong-1511474337As investors’ inboxes once again become clogged with annual outlooks from Wall Street’s scribblers, there is little admission of the nearly universal failure to predict what happened this year. There are two big lessons to learn from the mistakes of the year-end crystal-ball gazing. The first is that when everyone agrees that prices can only go in one direction, it is dangerous. The second is more nuanced: We really know an awful lot less about how the economy works than we thought.
35 years ago, Isaac Asimov was asked by the Star to predict the world of 2019. Here is what he wrote2019/01/05
What Happens When Algorithms Design a Concert Hall? The Stunning Elbphilharmonie2018/12/27
https://www.wired.com/2017/01/happens-algorithms-design-concert-hall-stunning-elbphilharmonie/?CNDID=49046367&CNDID=49046367&bxid=MjM5NjgxNjQ4MjY5S0&hasha=051456e5dd3dcc7e9dc3f0af5c58ce38&hashb=f25d57ca4e78eed3fd06146c3baa1f06f00d9d42&mbid=nl_122518_daily_list1_p2&utm_brand=wired&utm_mailing=WIRED%20NL%20122518%20(1)&utm_medium=email&utm_source=nlHerzog and De Meuron’s new philharmonic in Hamburg, Germany is an impressive feat of technology. Related
WireGuard is a new VPN protocol2018/12/24
ProtonMail is auctioning a Lifetime Account to support WireGuard – ProtonMail Bloghttps://protonmail.com/blog/lifetime-account-supporting-wireguard/We launched our free VPN service, ProtonVPN, in 2017 to ensure that the Internet lives up to its promise of freedom of information. WireGuard is a new VPN protocol that is worthy of our support. This holiday season, we are giving back to […]