You know about some of the perverse things that happen in life – people are forced to wear seatbelts, so they feel safer, so they drive faster, which results in more accidents. People get immunized for diseases, so they feel… Read moreUnintended Consequences
Wow, what an interesting result. Windex is next to Godliness I will have to try this with my kids. BTW, if you’re not reading Overcoming Bias, you are depriving yourself of an unbelievable amount of good information on a wide… Read moreThe scent of virtue
This has apparently been sitting in my ‘draft’ queue for several months now. No time like the present! This is making the rounds of late. My economist nose sniffs a bit of correlation-not-causation here. 1. Did they control for single-vs-married?… Read moreRenters Happier and Thinner
There are some very interesting points here.
Web 2.0 RC1. It said Conan O’Brien for me. Interesting
The Volokh Conspiracy » Blog Archive » Globally Managing American Speech?. This whole process of “engagement” on an issue like free speech by the US at the HRC or anywhere else in the international system is a mistake from the… Read moreThe Volokh Conspiracy » Blog Archive » Globally Managing American Speech?
I have a young daughter, so I am quite puzzled about all the fuss over Polanski. Because if it were my daughter that Polanski had raped, there would be no issue 32 years later with extradition and ‘he should be… Read moreMy take on the Polanski thing
The Gormogons: Letterman Made the Smart Call. Especially given the timing of the Polanski thing, this would be brilliant. But I’m pretty sure that he had decided to go public well before the Zurich incident.