Leisure the Charms of Tourist Attractions

Leisure is the precious time we set aside for relaxation, enjoyment, and rejuvenation. It is the antidote to the fast-paced demands of our daily lives. Allowing us to unwind and indulge in activities that bring us joy. One of the most delightful aspects of leisure is the opportunity to explore tourist attractions, which offer a myriad of experiences to … Read More

The best foods to feed your gut microbiome

It’s important to feed your gut microbiome good food because it feeds you. This Washington Post article (gift link, no paywall) by Anahad O’Connor provides a good summary of current knowledge.

Every time you eat, you are feeding trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi that live inside your gut. But are you feeding them the right foods?

Scientists used to

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Majorization & Polymatroids | The Leisure of the Theory

The majorization relationship arises frequently in Economic applications, most recently in the context of information design (see Kleiner, Moldovanu and Strack (2021) for instance). This post highlights the connection between optimization problems involving the majorization relationship and polymatroid optimization problems.

The majorization relationship is a partial order on vectors. If x is an n-vector, denote the j^th largest component by x_[j].  Let

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