Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Links for Later 6-25-14

  1. Amartya Sen refutes the Just Desserts Theory of Distribution (via Brad DeLong)
  2. David Friedberg of Climate Corporation gives an impressive interview to First Round Review. Pay attention to his strategic thinking. (via Tim Ferriss)
  3. Amazon's maximalist bargaining position with Hachette. The POD terms are interesting.
  4. All-in bargaining positions like Amazon's tend to win. Here's why you should never go for piecemeal bargaining.
  5. Jon Gnarr and the Best Party won big in Iceland's elections a few years ago. They did it by not being serious.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

 Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men; although he was twice married, it never occurred to him to verify this statement by examining his wives' mouths.

-Bertrand Russell 

Monday, June 09, 2014

Links for Later 6-9-14

  1. China's economy has some big challenges ahead (capacity utilization is at 60%, lots of bad credit on the market, etc.) (via Marginal Revolution)
  2. Syllabus for Lynda Barry's drawing class.
  3. "Really, Edwin..."
  4. Bishop Synesius On Dreams (De Insomniis)
  5. Academics getting fed up with the highly profitable academic publishing industry.