An obvious solution to the Fermi Paradox

The past three years have made obvious a simple solution to the Fermi Paradox. Any advanced civilization will eventually discover nuclear and (in our case) biological weapons. These present a systemic risk to the entire uniplanetary civilization. AI may also present a systemic risk, but that is less clear. The civilization now has two choices: […]

The USD is literally a diffuse, dupable NFT

Fiat currencies have reduced themselves to the level of NFTs. The USD is a perfect example of this. The story is fairly easy to understand. The story of NFTs Some intelligent people realized that smart contracts could be used to register ownership of a given contract by a given public key, and that contract could […]