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  1. Slack capacity and food supply chains - 2020 November 02

    Wasting some food is an important part of avoiding famines. There's an optimal amount of food that we have to waste in order to avoid the worst impacts of famines.


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  2. Good developers care about their tools - 2020 October 15

    Good tools are important and organizations that shut down progress on this front don't succeed longer term.


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  3. Impacts of a dependence on backpackers and other foreigners on farm labour during a crisis - 2020 October 01

    The other day I was watching a news report where some farmers were claiming they might not be able to get enough workers to pick their crops. At the same time Australia has the highest unemployment in a LONG time with many people desperate to work, so something doesn't add up here. Food security is important, surely we can figure this out.


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  4. Why can't we house the homeless? - 2020 September 16

    There's a huge housing availability problem that has got worse in many places in the world lately, so why is this happening and what can we do about it?


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  5. The decline of the average level of experience in the software industry - 2020 September 11

    The average number of years of experience for people in the tech industry, particularly IT and software development, has fallen in the last few years. This is mainly due to the rapid rise of popularity of this industry


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  6. What negative prices look like - 2020 September 09

    A lot of people have trouble with the concept of negative prices, I think directly seeing pictures of what negative prices look like will really help people understand why a negatively priced item is possible and the ways in which such a situation can occur.


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  7. Calling the top of the NASDAQ rally - 2020 September 04

    Tech stocks have had an amazing bull market lately, but I think we have hit the top now and I'm willing to look like an idiot calling it.


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  8. Gold breaks 2000 USD/ounce - 2020 August 06

    Gold is now at record highs, multiple world events have transpired lately to push gold past the $2000/USD per ounce mark.


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  9. A bitcoin long squeeze - 2020 August 02

    More 2020 market stuff, this time the crypto currency Bitcoin.


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