Inflation = printing money. Period. Prices are measured in dollars. If we create too many dollars, that causes the value of the dollar to fall in terms of goods and services. This “inflation” started 18 months ago. Shortages and supply chain issues are a separate issue.
you gotta be shorting electric car, rocket, crypto, AI, and fusion energy companies. you gotta be calling tech a bubble every year. you gotta be advocating degrowth. you gotta be warning about population growth. you gotta be banning general purpose computation
you gotta be rentseek maxing. you gotta be buying commercial real estate. you gotta be providing nothing of economic value while benefiting from the work an innovation of others. you gotta be calling bitcoin rat poison. you gotta be dumping gigatons of sugar into american bloodst
When you ask a great master or a real expert for advice, they give you seemingly vague or non-specific answers, they shun being prescriptive. What they think matters is not what you believe matters. Further, they know you will misinterpret a specific answer.
3 hallmarks of ignorance in free speech debates:
1) Claiming that blocking someone on Twitter is inconsistent with free speech advocacy.
2) Conflating controls on what *adults* can say and hear with debates over what *schoolchildren* are taught.
3) "Fire in a crowded theater."
This is correct. And, to every other layer of the tech stack: client and server side ISPs, cloud services, video and ebook platforms, CDNs, DNS, browsers, email clients, operating systems. twitter.com/naval/status/1…