(These ideas are explicated in this sloppy manifesto)

Thursday, August 10, 2006
Dave's not here...

I'm writing a lot, but not here, obviously. If you're interested, you can find me at BloodhoundBlog, our real estate weblog. Still the same Splendor, I think. This is from an epistemological debunking of
An [Automated Valuation Model] such as I describe can prepare a real estate professional with an excellent understanding of the possible value of the home -- on paper. But the map is never the territory. No amount of carefully calculated paper will lend value to a house that has burned down, unbeknownst to the software.