Robert Young's Blog – February 2016 Archive (2)

Blocking and Tackling

Yet another piece on ad blocking. It even contributed this week's preamble entry. What the ad pushers, and ad buyers as well, don't want to admit: selling just views or eyes or impressions is just what newspapers and magazines have done for centuries. The web, it's zealots claimed, had a better way. But, where's the innovation? Ad pushers are just lazy. The tech to identify actual buyers of the…

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Added by Robert Young on February 21, 2016 at 10:18am — 4 Comments

Deductive Reasoning

Among the most interesting, if heinous, ideas of the 1% is that healthcare is just another consumption good, and if "we" make it more expensive, then people will spend less on healthcare. And the rich will get richer, of course. The notion, of course, is nonsense. Only the 1% could ever afford tummy tucks and silicone boobs and such. The rest of us only seek healthcare when something bad happens. There have been studies (you can find them, if you're interested) which find that preventative…

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Added by Robert Young on February 7, 2016 at 6:02pm — 18 Comments

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