Blockchain, Crypto Infrastructure and the Transaction Cost View of Economic History

Blockchain, Crypto Infrastructure and the Transaction Cost View of Economic History — This is a course module available on (check back for more over the coming weeks)

Crowdsourcing SCOTUS Paper Presentation at University of Minnesota Law School

The next leg of our SCOTUS Crowdsourcing Tour takes us to Minneapolis – for talk at the University of Minnesota Law School.  Looking forward to it!

Crowdsourcing Accurately and Robustly Predicts Supreme Court Decisions – Professors Daniel Martin Katz, Michael Bommarito & Josh Blackman

Today Michael J Bommarito II and I were live in Ann Arbor at the University of Michigan Center for Political Studies to kickoff the tour for our #SCOTUS Crowd Prediction Paperhere is version 1.01 of the slide deck

Our SCOTUS Crowdsourcing Paper Featured in Augur Development Update

Excited that our paper was highlighted on the Augur Weekly Development Update – It is about #SCOTUS as a use case but the formalization is in the general form – with implications for  #Crypto  #Oracles  #Crowdsourcing

Mike and I are pretty hot on Augur, Ethereum and their potential applications across a wide set of use cases – so we are happy to see this recognition of our work.

Workforce Implications of Machine Learning – Brynjolfsson + Mitchell in Science

Regarding the quote above — we agree.  However, it should be noted that the ‘simple substitution story’ works at the aggregate level over a period of time with the simple assumption that the tasks which comprise current jobs can be decomposed and recombined into new jobs.  Certainly, institutions (both firms and public sector) will take some period of time to be able to repackage certain existing jobs.  Thus, lags are to be expected.  < Click Here to Access the Article >