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Learn from The Last Starfighter

In the 1980s sci-fi movie The Last Starfighter, a nobody kid in a trailer park obsessively plays a video game until he beats it, gaining the attention of a star empire in desperate need of a warrior with his twitch skills.

Let’s take a lesson from that!

Someone needs to design an economic computer sim that’s as popular as, say, Football Manager, and then track the best scores. The one with the best score gets the job of steering the world economy back to safer depths.

It could work!

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