I continue to use the clickable image below, though it dates from a time when I naively ignored the dangers of Social Technology.
Like all truly advanced technology, these solutions to social problems will involve a lot of math, but must not require users to have special knowledge or skills. Programmers are invited to help with the development of open source libraries for applied social mathematics.
Non-technical accounts of all these topics as well as accessible accounts of the underlying math are on the front pages of a network of associated websites.
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The most recent tool for use in Social Technology is Recursive Exhaustion, which can be used for the very large scale collection of social data. This data can (and will) be collected automatically without people’s knowledge or permission. It can … Continue reading
The new Decision Making and Estimation site has its foundations in the concept of Error Covariance. This site will define and explain this key concept and its social implications.
As discussed before, combining two datasets or more datasets which are full of errors can produced a much better one if their error covariance is low. Please refer to the Decision Making and Estimation site for more information.