Author Archives: augustusvandusen

New Blog Site: http://thinkingmachineblog.net

I converted my blog from WordPress.com to a self hosted site. The new url is http://thinkingmachineblog.net. I have migrated all of the posts to the new site and am in the process of doing the same for the blogroll. With … Continue reading

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Gasoline Rationing: Another Economic Fallacy Rears Its Ugly Head

On the free market, the price of a particular economic good is set by the subjective valuations of the marginal (least eager) buyer and the marginal (least eager) seller. The market price will be a price that is low enough … Continue reading

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Libertarian Fiction Update

I added a new novel, Wyst: Alastor 1716 by Jack Vance, to the Libertarian Fiction page.

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Andy Duncan Interviews Professor Jorg Guido Hülsmann

Andy Duncan of The God That Failed blog recently posted a link to an interview that he did with Professor Jorg Guido Hülsmann. Hülsmann is an Austrian School economics professor at the University of Angers in France and a Senior … Continue reading

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Robots for Precision Agriculture – A Solution in Search of a Problem

Brian Wang of Next Big Future blog posted links and a video about robot agriculture. Current advanced tractors posses a surprising amount of automation. The difference between current robotics in agriculture and what is being advocated here is the suggestion … Continue reading

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Euro Pacific Bank Silver Debit Card

I recently received notice from Peter Schiff’s Euro Pacific Bank about a new product launch: a 100% reserve silver bank account with an associated debit card. In a previous post, Business Idea: A Gold/Silver 100% Reserve Bank, I noted that … Continue reading

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Links: 20121106

  The Sad History of U.S. Peace Negotiations – “Negotiating for peace to prevent war is not the forte of U.S. governments” Government Targets the (Pet) Breeders – “We are in a deep economic stagnation, yet the government is killing … Continue reading

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