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Dealing with a real life externality
Perfect example: the nighttime fire siren bothered him. When he asked, it turns out they just didn't have the $500 to pay someone to silence it. So he paid, end of problem.
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may 2013 by mcherm
Facebook's fragile network effects - Gabriel Weinberg's Blog
Something else could compete with Facebook despite the powerful network effects if it got started as a social network that was "cool" among young people (and Facebook was not).
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december 2012 by mcherm
Magic keywords on Google and the consequences of tailoring results - Gabriel Weinberg's Blog
Google's "search bubble" from search personalization is quite real and has significant effects.
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november 2012 by mcherm
How do you completely de-personalize Google results? - Gabriel Weinberg's Blog
Personalization of google search results is a big mess and there's no clear way to turn it off and get "unbiased" results.
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august 2012 by mcherm

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