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Tech Policy and the Principle of Least Effort

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The Principle of Least Effort, originally articulated by Harvard linguist George Zipf, goes something like this: It’s the belief that for any human action, people will always aim for the expenditure of the least amount of effort to accomplish a task. The Corollary of the Principle of Least Effort is that we should be deeply skeptical of any proposed human endeavor that requires an...

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