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Blog Profile / Infecticious Greed

Filed Under:Business & Finance
Posts on Regator:5279
Posts / Week:14.7
Archived Since:April 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-22

Tad academic-y, but interesting scholarship: Why Oil-Rich States are So Violent – -> Apropos of nothing in particular, quoting Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on global finance is like quoting Donald Trump on Shia Islam. -> You may think it's a long way down the road to the chemist, but that's just peanuts to space – [...]

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-21

NOAA: SIERRA NEVADA SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 6 TO 12 INCHES WITH LOCAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 18 TO 24 INCHES ABOVE 7500 FEET. -> The National Weather Service is such a tease …. -> Was just interviewed live on @BBCr4today. Probably shouldn't have had that last glass of wine. I kid, I kid! -> For Whom The [...]

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-20

All the best commercials are autobiographical: Passat ad with dude doing in-car drum solo to Rush – -> Preceding story from Barron's should be from the Now-You-Tell-Me file. So late. -> [Barron's] Bye-Bye, PCs: As the PC era wanes, Dell and HP will fade from view – -> Shuttling simultaneous kids' soccer matches [...]

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-19

R(osenberg) & B(ernstein): Two Ex-Merrill Colleagues, Two Opposing Outlooks -> Nifty RT @timoreilly: Real time cyberattack map (admittedly, attacks on honeypots, but still cool) -> L'Anse aux...Show More Summary

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-18

The distribution of ideology in the U.S. House -> Nice way to spend in-air breakfast: Air Canada flight finds stranded Australian yacht -> The Onion does a TED-ish talk … Compost-Fueled Cars: Wouldn't That Be Great? – -> Freeman Dyson's review of "Why Does the World Exist?" has amusing story of Dyson's [...]

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-13

Lance Armstrong case creates an unlikely hero in Scott Mercier – -> Ah, the varieties of October rain in Vancouver: Rain, heavy rain, showers, etc. Miss that. -> Indiana Jones Checks His Mail And Discovers That His Bid For Tenure Has Been Denied -> William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award [...]

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-11

Good sleuthing by Henry: What Happened With Jobless Claims – -> Boulder CO has highest % in U.S. working from home /v @briantimoney -> Ahem. RT @EddyElfenbein: Robert Kiyosaki, the author of the “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” series of books, is now bankrupt. -> Offspring to me: Where is the dragon? Me: What, [...]

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-10

First chair of season on Mammoth only 24 sleeps away. Just FYI. -> Turkey Escalates Confrontation with Syria, Forcing Syrian Plane to Land -> Fascinating: The Global Arbitrage of Online Work More Summary

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-09

Bloomberg: Facebook Fought SEC to Keep Mobile Risks Hidden Before IPO Crash -> Am on @BloombergTV tomorrow at, like 6:30am pst, talking about seasonal ski offerings. Wait, Facebook? -> Sherpas Cinema does a clip on Selkirk Wilderness Skiing? Must not watch. Must not. Watch. Oh crap. -> The disappearances on Mount Marathon, Alaska, [...]

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-08

What Drives the Chinese Art Market? The Case of Elegant Bribery – -> What catastrophe theory tells us about sleep and the economy -> The Impact of Bribery on Firm Performance: Evidence from Central and Eastern European Countries – -> BBC: The story of maps, Episode 1, starting in the Great Library [...]

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-06

The bubble that wasn’t: what happened to ‘people discovery’ apps? | The Verge -> WSJ: How "Made in the USA" has become the hot fashion trend – -> Horrific stuff: U.S. Tax Laws – The long arm of Uncle Sam stretches to Canada and beyond -> Austerity gives El Clasico (Barca vs [...]

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-05

World’s Most Oblivious Hedge Fund — Daily Intel -> On Bosphorus in Istanbul with @jeff looking for Spektor code machine. No sign yet. More later. -> Holy smokes: Quantum computer maker D-Wave...Show More Summary

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-02

In Allusions To "From Russia with Love" That I Thought I'd Never Say, today I asked for directions to the "Istanbul bureau". -> An elderly woman in a wheelchair traveling the channelized, concrete San Diego River in 100° heat #AttackShipsOnFireOffTheShoulderOfOrion -> Why do people love to say that correlation does not imply causation? -> [...]

Twitter Digest: 2012-10-01

Johnny Carson meets the birthday problem /by @stevenstrogatz -> The hits keep coming: Intel's delayed delivery of new software is hampering the development of Windows tablets -> As ever before overseas flight, am caught between warring impulses: stay awake & revel in how boredom makes time stop; or drug me insensate. -> The [...]

Twitter Digest: 2012-09-30

Leon Cooperman and anti-Obama hedge fund sleeper cells – -> Ray Gosling: The outcast – /v @jonronson -> Biophilia: Ecological overshoot and extinction debt -> Why Angel Investors...Show More Summary

Twitter Digest: 2012-09-29

Sam: "You know, you just gave me something to think about, Woody." / Woody: "Oh, I'm sorry, Sam. I hate when it someone does that to me." -> Why yes I'm re-reading Fleming's "Moonraker". I blame Michael Chabon. -> "That's the best way to audition for anything: When your back-up plan is your dream" — [...]

Twitter Digest: 2012-09-28

Apple's plan for music-streaming service in iPhone 5 dashed by royalty fight with Sony/ATV -> Wonderful paper on so many levels: Suppression of Sleep for Mating -> Somewhat stretched & linkbait, but …. Show More Summary

Twitter Digest: 2012-09-27

Fun in new Bloomberg poll: Bill Clinton wildly more popular than Obama, & George Bush more popular than Romney. -> Best thing in WSJ piece tonight on people without cellphones? Senior complaining about young people without phones. -> Of course, not all cheery in Waterloo: 1) RIM customers moving to low-price plans 2) [...]

Twitter Digest: 2012-09-26

Where will Southwest fly after October 14th when the Wright Amendment is repealed? – -> Otto: Apes don't read philosophy. / Wanda: Yes, they do Otto, they just don't understand it. -> NYT: China Tied Up by Political Transition as Its Economy Loses Force -> New study suggests dormant stem cells in aging [...]

Twitter Digest: 2012-09-25

VH1 should do a special about bad corporate song covers. There's that RIM/REO thing today, and this BofA classic. -> Better RIM exec/dev lyrics in Speedwagon's "Take it on the Run": Heard it from a friend who / Heard it from another you been messin' around -> Wonderfully ick video of RIM execs covering [...]

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