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The New York Times don’-t print that, but they print that MIT CCI’-s Thomas Malone (branded in the piece as a prediction market evangelizer) has been advising The Industry Standard.
I spotted dozens of news articles on the Industry Standard’-s re-launching. Their spin doctor did a good job.
By the way, speaking of media-managed prediction exchanges, the CNN prediction exchange has some prediction markets with each a total of transactions in the magnitude of 50,000. That’-s awesome. Congrats to Inkling Markets. Mike Giberson (who has become an expert in MSR trading) is one of the traders, probably…-