On Jargon

Plus! Annual Subscriptions as Startup Capital; Pigovian Benefits; Covid and Knowledge Diffusion; LinkedIn and Incentives; Lithium

In this issue:

  • On Jargon

  • Annual Subscriptions as Startup Capital

  • Pigovian Benefits

  • Covid and Knowledge Diffusion

  • LinkedIn and Incentives

  • Lithium

On Jargon

One of the points that didn't make it into the Ponzi schemes post a few weeks ago was the question of jargon. Adopting a particular kind of language has some of the traits of a ponzi scheme; novel terms don't…

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