Author Archives: dpw

New Tool can Make Society Work or Destroy It

For more than half of my life I have had faith in the potential of social technology to change the world for the better — making all of us happier, ending worldwide conflicts, eliminating poverty and funding medical research.  But … Continue reading

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New Social Technology — Recursive Exhaustion

The most exciting new piece of social technology is Recursive Exhaustion, as applied to the very large scale collection of social data. Most interesting is the wide range of applications to which this data can be put.  All of the … Continue reading

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New Websites and Other Work

As I noted recently in a post on my personal site, I have been working on my websites a lot lately, which includes creating several new ones. Notable are MakingSocietyWork, DecisionMakingAndEstimation, ErrorCovariance, BipartiteMatching and ContentManagement. I have added these sites … Continue reading

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Recent “About” Page

I’ve completely changed the home page for this site.  Here is the former one: This site is nominally devoted to Social Technology, but will include discussions, not only of related topics but of topics dear to the heart of its … Continue reading

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