hi all. have been collecting the usual batch of eye-popping economics links for a long time & am going to unleash them over a series of posts. it literally took a few hours just to pound them all into a half dozen sections or so & theyre still not so tightly organized.
1st topic, greek crisis was at full volume just a few weeks ago but now has mostly faded from the headlines. sort of like ebola. remember that?
how often does virtually an entire country go bankrupt? it…Continue
hi all. saw disney "inside out" movie last sunday & liked it, usually like pixar movies.[a1] it was imaginative and well acted, the characters multidimensional. liked the idea of conflicting emotions as separate personalities on a team attempting to achieve consensus and a sort of paradoxical chaotic equilibrium ensuing. and the internal microcosm…Continue
can you believe the news? osama bin laden was a conspiracy theorist. a govt agency released a list of books/ titles found in his hideout — not including the porn titles (presumably that would interfere with national security...?) it included misc conspiracy-related topics.
really not sure what to make of this. it seems anomalous, very strange. really cant figure out…Continue
hi all. thx for the warm reception on my last/1st blog. its good to have a new outlet, after the last one vaporized. heres a topic that has been piling up in my link collection, & this "release" timed with the news milestone.Continue
hi all. finally am biting the bullet & signing up for this site.
RIP open salon. ofc everyone long saw it coming, maybe me more than anyone. from day 1, could tell the site was a fragile experiment.
lived/ survived through the dotcom era, a time like no other, and will never forget, and this age/ cycle reminds me of it in many ways sometimes. massive billiondollar corporations like amazon, google, ebay were born then, but other large ones have…