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New short story: "The Last Words of the Hero of the Heatwave Wars"

The five stages of ecological grief were climate denial, ethno-nationalistic anger, economic depression, and then bargaining with Alison Brun's company but quickly accepting her terms. The rest at Adversarial Metanoia.

Wages, jobs, and unions in a world with AI (among other things)

I was quoted in an article in La Nación by Sebastián Campanario on the impact of artificial intelligence on wages and jobs, and positive and negative ways in which unions can respond to this. Original Spanish version here, and English translation here.

Applying machine learning to SEC filings to find anomalous companies

Contemporary machine learning algorithms are well-suited to the complex, high-dimensional data associated with accounting records. In this short note we apply a simple unsupervised algorithm to find anomalous companies — those with accounting metrics that don't match the statistical patterns implied by the bulk of the companies. To do this we leverage the SEC structured […]