Daily Archive: January 27, 2015

Johnny Sunk Costs

“The only mistake bigger than getting this guy would be getting rid of this guy,” says the coach who clearly never took economics.


Dreaming of an analog wake.

How do we want to deal with doctors going on strike?

So some doctors at the University of California various campuses have gone on strike. My deepest suspicion is that we’re going to see a lot more of this. I’m sort of at a loss...

Associate Dean of Eureka Moments

I wish I was making up that title, but that is the advertisement for a new position at the University of Bristol. I can’t help but think of the job position as “Manager of...

This Just IN: Pravda on the Wabash

The Governor of Indiana is about to launch a state-run news service that will compete with agencies such as the Associated Press even as it controls access to public information. It is an idea that is terrible for a number of reasons, the primary one being this:

It might well work.