The recent collapse of the carbon trading market in the E.U. has prompted me to put in writing something I’ve been convinced of for some time — that skeptics of man-made catastrophic global warming should just keep quiet. My opinion is that they need to spend less time talking about the economics of carbon taxes [...]
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April 19th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized
October 4th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized
A little validation for us Huskies from the folks at SmartMoney and their sources — The College Board; U.S. Department of Education and Payscale.com. It will be likely reassuring to UW students and parents who view college through an (arguably narrow) “vocational” lens. While its intuitive that — holding all other variables as equal — [...]
August 10th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized
Are you a Web data geek? Are you into scraping sites? If so, you may be one of the many people who rely on the highly-regarded Needlebase to help you in your efforts. After reading about Needlebase on RWW, (very, very cool example of the potential here.) I spent many hours playing with it — [...]
December 20th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized
Here may be an entrepreneurial opportunity. Register at thousands of sites using a variety of non-intuitive unique email address that are used nowhere else. When you start getting emails about viagra sent to one of these addresses, flag the related site in a database as one to avoid. Build a browser plugin that accesses that [...]
December 19th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized
A fitting legacy. This troll of global proportions who threatened to turn Seoul’s presidential palace office into a “sea of fire,” will be be thought of in this hilarious context for all time. Many thanks to Parker, Stone and team for this lasting impression.
December 7th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized
Had a chance to sit in on Steve Blank’s Lean Launchpad class last week at the Haas School of Business. Came away very impressed with the real-world/pragmatic aspects to his curriculum, and the enthusiasm of everyone in the room. Prior to attending the class I decided to read through Steve’s blog, and came across a [...]
November 5th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized
No surprises (at least to me) here. Seems to reflect the imagery and videos I’ve watched. Original here.
September 18th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized
Priceless. The Daily Show with Jon StewartGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,The Daily Show on Facebook
September 1st, 2011 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized
Who would have guessed? Solyndra, the green energy company that received a half-billion-dollar federal loan guarantee, is sadly no more. Even more tragic is that $500,000,000.00 taxpayer dollars were wasted in anticipation of results that could only be described as miraculous: Chris Gronet, the founder and chairman of Solyndra, said the guaranteed funding “will enable [...]
August 19th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized