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The Eclectecon asks if we are moving away from a "winner takes all" society in which a few large firms dominante a given market for goods or services. My comment: My (non-economist) take on this issue: as technology allows more and more people to become their own publishing house (blogs),... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2012 at Dave Friedman's Soul of Wit
The Eclectecon asks if we are moving away from a "winner takes all" society in which a few large firms dominante a given market for goods or services. My comment: My (non-economist) take on this issue: as technology allows more and more people to become their own publishing house (blogs),... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2012 at Dave Friedman's Soul of Wit
France does not like the fact that Google competes in the free market, and, as a result, has come to dominate over three-quarters of all internet searches performed by the French. Reports the Economist: Googlephobia is spreading. Mr Jeanneney has talked of the “risk of crushing domination by America in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2012 at Dave Friedman's Soul of Wit
What do people like Michelle Malkin and Phyllis Schlafly have in common with radical environmentalists? Both camps, normally ideologically opposed to one another, support severe restrictions on immigration. They often argue with an apparent ignorance of economics. A Constrained Vision visited CPAC today and came away with some sour notes... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2012 at Dave Friedman's Soul of Wit
I blogged yesterday in response to an essay by one Doc Searls. First, he runs an online journal, Linux Journal, and therefore is more expert than I about the open-source movement. So, I'll concede he's on better ground than I when he argues, in response to one of my claims:... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2012 at Dave Friedman's Soul of Wit
IQ distributions are a bell curve: there are very few people at the low (retarded) end of intelligence, and there are very few at the high (genius) end of intelligence. Most of us are bunched in the middle. The distribution is much the same as a distribution of humans' heights:... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2012 at Dave Friedman's Soul of Wit
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