Vi är alla adjektivens fångar eller den vulgärempiriska wittgensteinianismens framväxt

Jag har absolut för mig att Jeff Goldblum i Jurassic Park vid ett tillfälle säger nedlåtande att "adjectives are the crutches of weak mind" - men jag kan inte hitta citatet, så jag får väl nöja mig med att tänka att det vore bra om han sagt det. Adjektiv beskriver oss, och det betyder förstås… Continue reading Vi är alla adjektivens fångar eller den vulgärempiriska wittgensteinianismens framväxt

“Valuable speech” – a note on legal mechanism design

I am reading a series of essays on free expression on the Internet. One of the authors repeatedly uses the ideas "low value speech" and "valuable speech". I feel great unease. I wonder why, but think that it is because such a dichotomy assumes that we can say that this piece of speech is valuable… Continue reading “Valuable speech” – a note on legal mechanism design

Metrics, Models and Methods – Wired for Innovation

But what is it? Tech policy poses a number of different challenges. The perhaps most interesting one is that we do not agree on what the subject is and how to measure it. What is technology? How does it impact things like our economy? In Wired for Innovation Erik Brynjolfsson and Adam Saunders try to… Continue reading Metrics, Models and Methods – Wired for Innovation