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Re: Fw: <nettime> "The more you say, the more people tune out your message." (Jacob Nielsen)


ha ha ha
'The Web is a procrastination apparatus'<snip>
consider it deleted jacob
:D

DISCUSSION

Re: Fw: MARKET WILL ATTEMPT TO PREDICT WHITE HOUSE MOVES


recieved this too - where did they get our email addresses from ?

On Friday, August 1, 2003, at 02:01 pm, Eryk Salvaggio wrote:

>
>
> In case you couldn't have guessed....
>
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "American Action Market" <news5@americanactionmarket.org>
> To: "Eryk (Maine.rr)" <eryk@maine.rr.com>
> Sent: Friday, August 01, 2003 3:27 AM
> Subject: MARKET WILL ATTEMPT TO PREDICT WHITE HOUSE MOVES
>
>
>> August 1, 2003
>> FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
>>
>> CONSORTIUM FOLLOWS PENTAGON LEAD WITH NEW TERROR MARKET
>> AmericanActionMarket.org will attempt to predict White House actions
>>
>> Contact: mailto:info@americanactionmarket.org
>>
>> Inspired by the futures market in terror and war that the Pentagon
> released
>> earlier this week (and then immediately yanked; see
>> http://news.google.com/news?q=%22Policy+Analysis+Market%22), a
>> consortium
>> of computer scientists, political scientists and others announced
>> today an
>> online futures market in White House behavior.
>>
>> "The Pentagon felt that a market in terrorism futures could predict
>> terrorism," said AAM spokesman Tad Hirsch, a researcher at MIT's Media
> Lab.
>> "If the market is indeed such a powerful tool, then it should be
>> directed
>> at the most urgent question facing the world: what will the White
>> House do
>> next? And the second most urgent: what is it doing right now?"
>>
>> The site, http://www.AmericanActionMarket.org, will offer various
>> categories of "futures" that users can bet on and trade. Some of these
> have
>> easily verifiable outcomes:
>>
>> * Who will be the next foreign leader to move from the CIA payroll to
>> the White House "most wanted" list?
>>
>> * What will be the next major White House lie to break, and how will
>> the White House attempt to control it? Will the attempt be
>> successful?
>>
>> * Which corporation will be next to see its close relationship to the
>> White House erupt in scandal?
>>
>> (See http://www.AmericanActionMarket.org/concept.htm for more
>> examples.)
>>
>> In addition, AAM will also allow users to place and trade longer-term
>> wagers on current or past scenarios that are in the short term
>> unverifiabl
> e
>> because of White House secrecy, and which will only be proved or
>> disproved
>> via impeachment hearings, journalistic sleuth-work, etc. For example:
>>
>> * Was Rumsfeld the first to suggest using the attacks as pretext to
>> overthrow Saddam Hussein, as reported in the press, or did the idea
>> first come from others?
>>
>> * Was the invasion of Afghanistan planned from the start as a
>> stepping-stone to an attack on Iraq?
>>
>> * Was the President fully conscious of the lies in his pre-war
>> speeches, or were the decisions to lie taken by others? By whom?
>>
>> * How important a long-term factor in the 2003 Iraq was Iraq's
>> expulsion of U.S. and British oil companies from Iraq between
>> 1972 and 1975?
>>
>> (See http://www.AmericanActionMarket.org/concept.htm for more
>> examples and
>> sources.)
>>
>> As evidence is accumulated to prove or disprove a particular future,
>> its
>> market value will change; this change may serve analysts as an
>> indicator
> of
>> a scenario's likelihood, even if a final resolution of the bet is
>> never
>> achieved.
>>
>> Just as a gambler buys chips at a casino, users of the AAM system
>> will use
>> a secure webpage to buy "Smart Dollars," which they will then use for
>> trading. Users will be able to "cash out" at any time by trading in
>> their
>> "Smart Dollars" for real ones, with 10% going to charity.
>>
>> Hirsch acknowledges that the value of markets as predictors is not
> certain,
>> but he insists it's worth trying. "If there's even a small chance this
> will
>> help predict what the White House will do, it's well worth the effort,
>> given the stakes."
>>
>>
>> AmericanActionMarket.org will be fully functional and ready for bets
>> on
>> October 1, the day the Pentagon's now-defunct futures market was
>> scheduled
>> to open.
>>
>> # 30 #
>>
>> To receive no further announcements from the AAM, write
>> mailto:remove@americanactionmarket.org?subject=eryk@maine.rr.com.
>>
>>
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DISCUSSION

Re: Death Bets : Fwd: [syndicate] i am already alive


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> From: "jumpy" <8088234@invisible.gq.nu>
> Date: Thu Jul 31, 2003 2:03:09 am Europe/London
> To: syndicate@anart.no
> Subject: [syndicate] i am already alive
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DISCUSSION

Re: naive western art#46,392 policyanalysismarket.org


On Wednesday, July 30, 2003, at 12:49 am, Lee Wells wrote:

> You aren't kidding.
> They cant make it too slick or the public wont fall for it.

and so many great links too >cough<

and hey presto it's gone..

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DISCUSSION

Re: shares in pink floyd's policyanalysismarket.org


http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&lr=&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-
8&q=pig+floyd&btnG=Google+Search

On Tuesday, July 29, 2003, at 02:26 pm, t.whid wrote:

> it's official. we're all living in a cheesy sci-fi film from the 70s.

oh dear, i've had another flash back to my weekend meeting with gwem
http://www.micromusic.net/micromusic_tools/microhype/swf/
space_trip_by_gwem.swf

> (but a cult favorite because it has brilliant touches like this one)
> and (i wish the styles were similar to logan's run instead of what we
> have)

what do you have over there ? .. the bbc are always good relief
http://www.bbc.co.uk/cult/hitchhikers/realmedia/babelfish.ram
http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/

> At 0:14 -0400 7/29/03, Alexander Galloway wrote:
>> http://www.policyanalysismarket.org
>> the new net.art

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