Monthly Archives: September 2011

and there was much rejoicing

After Obama proved his manhood in May I couldn’t resist checking out Huffington Post liberals and serious progressives” high-fiving over how much more awesome and tough their Big Man is than the neocons. These days, many of the Huffington Post … Continue reading

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glitch impressions

The browser-based MMO Glitch opened yesterday (Tuesday). I received my account about 6 hours after requesting one that afternoon. When I first read about this project it sounded interesting, but I was left unimpressed by the website. This was way … Continue reading

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unpleasantly unsurprised

Links to the WSJ interview with Robert Lucas are all over my google reader. I finally clicked. Not surprised. First, this would have been better with more Lucas and less Jenkins (the interviewer). This isn’t an incredibly nice thing to … Continue reading

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the “if only” theory of neoliberalism

I was recently catching up on articles and read this David Laibman article from 2010. The point he makes is something I’ve thought about quite a bit in the last 10 years. It is something anyone reading this has likely … Continue reading

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graeber

I’ve been reading David Graeber’s Debt: The First 5,000 Years. I will wait to make any overall appraisals until I’m finished, but so far so good. Even if the remaining chapters are rubbish, it is an excellent contribution. I don’t … Continue reading

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some video game links

I have a few posts in the process of getting either trashed or hastily completed. We’ll see. For now, some recent video game links. 1. From the EVE online devblog, something to plug into your favorite statistical software. 2.  Courtesy … Continue reading

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