PhD economist, part-time coder/designer/tech enthusiast.
Posts by Justin Pyvis:
With the Western Australian Budget and Mid-year update back-to-back this year due to COVID-19, my time is going to become increasingly limited over the next few months. Unfortunately, that means I've decided to take a break from the weekly newsletter… Read on →
Delivered on 10 August 2020. About a 1 min read.
Last week the heads of every Big Tech company - Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google - appeared before Congress to defend themselves against possible antitrust action. Long story short, despite ample evidence being tabled (1.3 million documents!) and 217… Read on →
Delivered on 04 August 2020. About a 6 min read.
I say this a lot but the term artificial intelligence (AI) is designed to mislead. What people call AI is really just human-calibrated algorithms scanning enormous datasets for the most appropriate response. It's great for certain things - such as… Read on →
Delivered on 28 July 2020. About a 4 min read.
If you don't think China knows how US-style 'capitalism' works, think again: [TikTok], which one year ago had virtually no lobbying presence in the nation’s capital, has hired a small army of more than 35 lobbyists to work on… Read on →
Delivered on 21 July 2020. About a 6 min read.
Virus tracking apps are all the rage. Or at least they were, until global governments almost unilaterally messed up the delivery. It turns out they are - almost without exception - awful in terms of data privacy and security. Unfortunately… Read on →
Delivered on 13 July 2020. About a 3 min read.