Via Ezra’s linkblog, some excellent observations from Larry Summers: The twin arguments that globalisation is inevitable and protectionism is counterproductive have the great virtue of being correct, but do not provide much consolation for the losers. Nor can they rally support for policies that maintain, let alone promote, international integration. Economists rightly emphasise that trade, […]
Whether any of this is true or not, Mark Cuban doesn’t know (nor do I) but it does pass the smell test and is an interesting ‘behind the scenes’ take on the Google-YouTube acquisition: In the months preceding the sale of YouTube the complaints from copyright owners began to mount at a ferocious pace. Small […]
I took this shot Saturday night, shortly before 7:00PM. Right now, it’s 5:26 PM and fully dark out. This sucks.
I’ve been a little sinus-y and headache-y today, and am hoping that a cold is not on its way. Depite feeling draggy, Scott and I went out to do a couple of errands to complete the winterization of his bike today. While we were out, we stopped by the local Tower Records, which was festooned […]
California’s autumns are extremely gentle, but wven out here, there’s signs that the rainly winter season will be around soon ehough: 1) My cuticles are shot to hell (thank you, super-low humidity) 2) Daylight Savings Time is coming to an end this weekend Today was one of the last commutes I’ll have in daylight for […]
Gimi doesn’t usually hang out on my desk, nor is he much into cuddling with the other kitties. So catching both him & Bear together on my desk is worth a shot.