Midas Oracle is thankful for P2 – a new WordPress theme (a.k.a., blog layout) that smoothes the reading and writing of comments.

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On the frontpage and on the tag/category pages, the comments will appear listed below the post. No need to download the post to read the (favorable or unfavorable) comments.

If you are a registered user and have just logged in, you can comment directly on the frontpage or on the tag/category pages. No need to open the post to publish your own comment.

– I will be finessing the sidebar and the pages in the coming days. Patience, please. Contact me if you spot an horrific bug that prevents you from digesting your Thanksgiving turkey.

Addendum: WordPress&#8217-s P2

UPDATE: P2 is out. It sucked too much of the server resources.

Lets use Google Wave to interact with all the prediction market fanboys.

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  1. chrisfmasse
  2. ++++++AT++++++
  3. googlewave
  4. )))DOT(((
  5. -com-

I am trying to learn how to use Google Wave. First impression: Very weird.

For the Google Wave invite, I thank Martin Frindt of http://www.crowdpark.de/.

UPDATE: Jed says I will get the invite wave in a few days. Patience. I will then be able to invite friends of mine.

Google Squared is a big piece of crap.

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Try &#8220-prediction markets&#8221- and &#8220-collective forecasting&#8221-.

Gimme Wolfram instead.

Technologizer:

[Wolfram] Alpha, while imperfect, is ready to do all sorts of useful things right now. Squared feels more like the initial proof of concept for something that may take years to get right.

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They love coding too much.

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– The people that Robin Hanson expelled from his blog are coding their own blogging software.

– As for Our Master Of All Universes, he codes his own WordPress theme (overcomingbias.com/wp-content/themes/overcoming-bias/) and inserts his own hacks into it.

UPDATE:

Robin Hanson:

Chris, Eliezer was not “purged.” He requested to have his old posts moved to Less Wrong. No one else has made any similar request.

Eliezer was not “expelled”– he choose to move in order to build a community at Less Wrong using fancy comment karma software. The folks who wrote software for his new site also wrote the code at my new site.

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