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Craig
"One foot in the cradle, one foot in the grave." Noel Miller
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So true. But the most dramatic negative effect of metric fixation is its propensity to incentivise gaming: that is, encouraging professionals to maximise the metrics in ways that are at odds with the larger purpose of the organisation. Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at Newmark's Door
This is something both political parties should work together to fix. Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at Newmark's Door
Sound like at least a few other states should try this. Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at Newmark's Door
Funny, they aren't, seemingly, miserable, deplorable bigots, either. Continue reading
Posted 2 hours ago at Newmark's Door
. . . planting a spy in the Trump campaign is all about, but you don't want to spend a huge amount of time on it? I recommend these two pieces: Andrew McCarthy, NRO: "In Politicized Justice, Desperate Times Call... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Newmark's Door
Wow: this should embarrass McKinsey. I recommend more economics for their employees. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Newmark's Door
Awwwww . . . another Leftie narrative goes down. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Newmark's Door
Not counting dopey administrators and regulations, they aren't. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Newmark's Door
Huffington Post prediction, timestamped 12:43 a.m., EST, November 8. "Donald Trump won this one Beverly Hills neighborhood while Clinton took rest of liberal Westside". Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Newmark's Door
Posted 2 days ago at Newmark's Door
Not too complicated. After Rivers left at the end of June 2013, the Celtics had to quickly assemble a roster of viable replacements. But one candidate emerged as an obvious frontrunner from the beginning. “Danny put together a list,” Pagliuca... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Newmark's Door
Derrick Henry got his degree and pays a lovely tribute to his late grandmother. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
I was watching when de Gea was being roasted alive by criticism practically every week. But, as usual, Sir Alex knew better. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
Haim, live. Danielle on vocals, lead guitar, and--why not?--some drums, too. Also live, a different crowd seems to have enjoyed their cover of "Oh Well". Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
"Distant ruins". "A Guide to Detecting an Alien Apocalypse". Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
I have no standing to gripe, but it does seem like they could be doing better. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
James Gleick reviews What is Real? The Unfinished Quest for the Meaning of Quantum Physics. Spoiler: quantum physics is just as weird as it ever was. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
Interesting. The argument is that gold could well be a useful hedge against inflation but it isn't a good hedge against "geopolitical tensions". Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door
I enthusiastically endorse this: "[We] hope that whatever poor judge gets assigned this case laughs it right out of the courtroom." (And I don't know what flavor of Halo Top this dopey person bought, but the Sea Salt Caramel Halo... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door
Congratulations once again to Raleigh Charter, #2 in North Carolina, and by far the best in Wake County. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door