Archive for May, 2007

Techdirt’s Mike Masnick recently posted an article about a group of economists who claim to be going up against the dominant economic school of thought. The post notes that when one looks closely, these economists, like many before them, aren’t really critiquing the theory of the heart of modern economics, the rational agent, but rather […]

Surfing through Technorati for something good to read, I stumbled across this post from the Reformed Chicks Blabbing blog. This post isn’t of much interest to me, but the conversation she references caught my eye. The conversation is between Christopher Hitchens (author of God is Not Great) and Douglas Wilson (author of Letter from a […]

Lately I’ve been turned on to David Bach’s The Automatic Millionaire. It’s not as gimmicky as it sounds, basically arguing that everyone should invest a small portion of their income automatically so people don’t have the option of losing our willpower and spending it. The implications for a young twenty-one year old like myself are […]

The Technology Liberation front recently posted an article discussing the economics of iPod Repairs. The article goes into a discussion of the logistics of Apple providing or not providing free support for old iPods, but what I find more interesting is the demand for iPod repair itself. I think it comes from a struggle in […]

As you can see, I’ve switched my platform from Blogger to WordPress. The reasons are partly practical, but mostly aesthetic. Hope everyone enjoys the new layout as things continue to shift around on the site and I continue to get adjusted to my new Mac.