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  • Last call: Postdoc positions at Microsoft Research NYC

    posted to Oddhead Blog on Fri 11th Jan 13

    Microsoft Research New York Cityseeks outstanding applicants for 2-year postdoctoral researcher positions. We welcome applicants with a strong academic record in one of the following areas:Computational social scienceOnline experimental social scienceAlgorithmic

  • A toast to the number 303: A redemptive election night for science, and The Signal

    posted to Oddhead Blog on Sat 10th Nov 12

    The night of February 15, 2012, was an uncomfortable one for me. Not a natural talker, I was out of my element at a press dinner organized by Yahoo! with journalists from the New York Times, Fast Company, MIT Tech Review, Forbes, SF Chronicle, WIRED, Reuters,

  • Raise your WiseQ to the 57th power

    posted to Oddhead Blog on Sat 6th Oct 12

    One of the few aspects of my job I enjoy more than designing a new market is actually building it. Turning some wild concept that sprung from the minds of a bunch of scientists into a working artifact is a huge rush, and I can only smile as people from around

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  • A historic MayDay: The US governments call for help on regulating prediction markets

    posted to Oddhead Blog on Fri 2nd May 08

    If ever there was an excuse for me to use the clich pregnant with possibilities, this is it.May 1, 2008 could signal a turning point for the prediction markets industry.*Yesterday, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued a request for public

  • The most prescient footnote ever

    posted to Oddhead Blog on Thu 15th Jul 10

    Back in 2004, who could have imagined Apple’s astonishing rise to overtake Microsoft as the most valuable tech company in the world?At least one person.Paul Graham wins the award for the most prescient parenthetical statement inside a footnote ever.In

  • Raise your WiseQ to the 57th power

    posted to Oddhead Blog on Sat 6th Oct 12

    One of the few aspects of my job I enjoy more than designing a new market is actually building it. Turning some wild concept that sprung from the minds of a bunch of scientists into a working artifact is a huge rush, and I can only smile as people from around

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