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Links 19 September 2017

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Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Machine Learning Meets Central Banking – FXdiebold Unmanned ’ghost’ ships are coming to our oceans – WEF Strong outlook with low inflation spurs risk-taking – BIS BIS warns higher interest rates could derail global growth – FT World’s Central Banks Can’t Ignore the Bitcoin Boom, BIS Says – Bloomberg

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Mini-Heap

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Here’s the latest Mini-Heap: 10 recent items from the frequently updated Heap of Links, collected and numbered for your convenience. 

As usual, if you have suggestions for the Heap of Links, please send ’em in.

  1. Philosophobia: a new philosophy podcast — from Steve Tatlow (Durham University)
  2. “We seem to have forgotten that private government exists; we believe, incorrectly, that ‘the state is the only form of government'” — the next hot topic in political philosophy, I’d bet, courtesy of Elizabeth Anderson (Michigan)
  3. “How to leave Classics” (or philosophy?) “and thrive in the marketplace” — the artificial scarcity of academia has “impinged <academics’>ability to understand themselves and their possibilities” (via L.A. Paul)
  4. Awesomeness and suckiness — a conversation with Nick Riggle (San Diego) at the WMFA podcast
  5. What kind of person was Gottlob Frege? — What little information we have doesn’t paint a pretty picture, says Ray Monk
  6. How much would each researcher receive if competitive government research funding were distributed equally among researchers? — a fair amount, according to a snapshot analysis by Krist Vaesen & Joel Katzav
  7. The Origins and Implications of White Nationalism in the U.S. — a faculty panel at Brown University
  8. A philosopher looks at the self-help slogan “live in the present” — there’s an insight in there, says Kieran Setiya (MIT)
  9. Minds Online has begun — it’s an open access, online conference on topics in the philosophy and science of mind
  10. Teaching philosophy via Harry Potter — “You can bring your wands, but you can’t use them on exams,” says professor Carolyn Hartz (St. Cloud State)

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Links 9/18/17

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Links 18 September 2017

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Global Macro / Markets / Investment: ’A US trade war with China will end US monopoly on global financial system’ – RT Are you ‘hodling’ bitcoin? – MarketWatch Trump Administration Won’t Withdraw from Paris Climate Deal – WSJ Is There a Cryptocurrency Bubble? Just Ask Doge. – NY Times In a Great Recession, the case

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Links 9/17/17

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Links 9/16/17

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Weekend Reading: 16-17 September 2017

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Global Macro / Markets / Investing: Hugh Hendry Closes Hedge Fund After 15 Years as Losses Mount – Bloomberg Attention Investors: The Stretch of Very Weak Inflation Is Over – WSJ These are the countries that would benefit most from a cashless world – WEF UN report attacks austerity budgets for growing inequality – The

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