There is a new economy creeping into our way of life, it lives beneath and within the more standard monetary economics we are all very familiar with, and it has the power to changing how we think about the world to a terrifying degree. Economy systems are driven by scarcity of a resource. In theContinue reading “The worrying implications of gaming the attention economy”
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I paid people to donate to charity and this is what I learnt
I recently gave 40 households £5 each and a letter to encourage donations to the Against Malaria Foundation. I explain why in a previous post here. The following is a post about why this idea, while sounding like a terrible idea, turned out to actually be a terrible idea. Giving further evidence to the annoying theory that sometimes thingsContinue reading “I paid people to donate to charity and this is what I learnt”
I just got £5 and a confusing letter through the post. Why?
Hello! First of all I’d like to say that I like you. I can tell we’d get on, you’re someone that has some curiosity and sense of adventure about you. You received a strange letter with £5 attached to it and now you want to know more about what exactly is going on here. I wouldContinue reading “I just got £5 and a confusing letter through the post. Why?”