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Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Crowdsourced Simulation

Had a most interesting conversation with Ken Karakotios. He demonstrated some of his prototype economic simulation models. He is looking for collaborators and funders for further developing the project. He also introduced me to his concept of crowdsourced simulation, which he describes in more detail in his blog. Recall all the poor results from recent economic models? Ken Writes: ' ... I propose addressing these challenges via crowdsourcing. That is, in the spirit of Wikipedia and open-source software, providing a platform on which many people can contribute to a model ... '.

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