Saturday, November 27, 2021

Farnam Street Knowledge

The Code of Hammurabi: The Best Rule to Manage Risk.

The ideas of reciprocity, accountability, and incentives mattered as much 4,000 years ago as they do today. The benefit of "skin in the game" is not a new concept.


  1. Sorry, but I'm not sure how seriously I can take an author who describes fast food as an inherently dangerous product. I will say it's a pretty good take on things, despite the obvious nonsense ham-fistedly inserted here and there throughout.

  2. My brain must have skipped over that part (maybe because I also think fast food is bad - I ALWAYS feel worse physically after eating any fast food).