Penn Jillette talks about the tech revolution in his Reason Magazine interview: I was one of the people talking at in the early '90s about how computers were going to change things…. I couldn't
As a guy who pushes numbers around, I've been a spreadsheet power user since the days of Lotus 1-2-3. But I've learned tons of new Excel tips in the past year by subscribing (for free) to Francis Hayes' Spreadsheet Tips From
The AP has a story about a robot hitchhiking across Canada. This seems very important, though I don't quite know what it all means.
My friend Greg Tamblyn has a fun song, "It's Another Joyful Elvis Presley Christmas."To listen, hit this link and select from the list: http://www.broadjam.com/artists/songs.php?artistID=19924&mediaID=269203 Learn more about Greg at GregTamblyn.com.
Courtesy of Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal (Hat tip to Peter Conerly.)
The ever-insightful Mark Perry has a fascinating chart on his Carpe Diem blog: "EU-15" refers to Europe. Accounts of America falling behind are not accurate, though the last few years have been difficult. We have not increased our share
I try not to be too political in this blog, but this analysis of the estate tax is too good to ignore. It offers good advice even to people who want to soak the rich. (Hat tip to Cafe Hayek.)
I sometimes hear that nobody ever dies wishing he had spent more time at the office. I bet that plenty of people die regretting the things they could have accomplished but didn't. Like, a guy who thought about making a
Folks are often surprised when I tell them that today's young people have a really bright future. It turns out that they also have a really bright present. Mark Perry at the fabulous Carpe Diem blog has put together this
Larry Summers recently wrote in the Washington Post: On the current policy path, it would be surprising if growth were rapid enough to reduce unemployment even to 8.5 percent by the end of 2012…. With growth at less than