#1. That mistake could happen to any blogger (including moi), as we are all keen to re-publish and link to other people’-s writings without checking and researching the foundations of their rationale.
#2. James Surowiecki taught a lesson in journalism to Robin Hanson.
#3. Robin Hanson should have published James Surowiecki’-s letters to the editor as a new blog post —-in addition to posting addenda to the original, flawed, misleading blog post.
#4. James Surowiecki has confirmed that he has the capacity and the legitimity to lead the field of prediction markets. [Of course, Robin Hanson is capable of mutant abstractions (MSR) whereas James Surowiecki is not.]
That is all, folks. Read the previous blog posts by Chris. F. Masse:
- InTrade-TradeSports are fucking up contracts, once again.
- Why does Chris Masse dislike so much the play-money prediction exchanges powered by InTrade?
- Unlike the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, and soon CNBC and another network, the New York Times does not propose a game based on a prediction market mechanism.
- InTrade prediction markets on the battle between Blu-Ray and HD-DVD
- The road ahead for Midas Oracle
- We can only hope that this time, unlike 2004, American voters will have the wisdom to grant the awesome powers of the presidency to someone who has the integrity, principle and decency to use them honorably.
- Testing the Yahoo! Shortcuts plugin… and thinking aloud about a prediction market plugin.