From: Daniel Reeves email@example.com
Date: Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 03:43
Subject: Re: carrots and sticks and nobel prizes
Talk by Ian Ayres at Quantified Self:
http://vimeo.com/groups/17842/videos/17694646 (part 1)
http://vimeo.com/groups/17842/videos/17694034 (part 2)
http://vimeo.com/groups/17842/videos/17696178 (Q&A, where he nominates
himself for a nobel prize again)
On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 04:38, Daniel Reeves firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
I’m reading “Carrots and Sticks”, a new book by one of the founders of
stickk.com, Ian Ayres.
The final paragraph is kind of funny – he practically says “this
could be so huge! I should totally get a Nobel Prize for this shit”.
But it is in fact kind of inspiring, thinking about the lives that
could be saved if it became easy and normal for everyone who decides
to quit smoking or lose weight to be able to sign a contract that just
forces their reckless, impulsive, future self into submission.
Could you all take a look at this article before I publish it: