This is Craig's Typepad Profile.
Join Typepad and start following Craig's activity
Join Now!
Already a member? Sign In
Craig
"One foot in the cradle, one foot in the grave." Noel Miller
Recent Activity
Posted 7 hours ago at Newmark's Door
"Well, there’s an old question and one that everyone who frequented guitar shops all over the world during the 70’s and early 80s would know the answer to." Continue reading
Posted 7 hours ago at Newmark's Door
I hadn't heard of Captain Henry Every before. His PR agent must not have been as good as Blackbeard's. More: Henry Every on Wikipedia. Continue reading
Posted 7 hours ago at Newmark's Door
"While it is true that dark matter is inferred to exist and we have not confirmed it directly, that inference is very strong and based on multiple observations. It is also currently the best explanation for all these observations. But... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Newmark's Door
From the abstract of a paper in a recent issue of the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management: Federal income tax credits resulted in a 29 percent increase in EV sales, but 70 percent of the credits were obtained by... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Newmark's Door
From my experience I'd add that you have to be prepared for an awful lot of trial and error. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Newmark's Door
I've waiting a few days before linking to this. While I didn't--and don't--want to jinx them, I think we can tentatively say that the predictions of utter doom were wrong. Related: "The Texas Neanderthals were right," "Yup, Still Waiting for... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Newmark's Door
With a brief summary of the pro-choice legislation passed recently in several states. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Newmark's Door
I hadn't known that Shandong province "makes more than three-quarters of the world’s garlic " or heard about the recent garlic bubble. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Newmark's Door
For 2008-18. The highest paid in 2018 was C. L. Max Nikias of the Univ. of Southern Cal, whose total compensation was $7,061,188. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Newmark's Door
Noted economist Donald Boudreaux answers an argument against free trade from a reader: You [Boudreaux] ignored the fact the market attaches no value to job stability and the natural human desire that many have not to have to move out... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
". . . long-term professional satisfaction derives not from following your passion, but from acquiring a skill and then achieving mastery of it." Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
Another article that claims Popper's falsifiability criterion is busted. I absolutely don't get it. There are two claims that supposedly damage the criterion. The first one is real but quite able to be handled. The second one strikes me as... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
The reliable James Pethokoukis argues "No." Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
Before very recent times there were a whole lot of ways to die early. So I'll second this. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Newmark's Door
Excellent question. The answer, from probably the most visible exponent of "Modern Monetary Theory," Stephanie Kelton, is scary. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
This country would be in better shape if economists did a better job of explaining to citizens why crony capitalism is not "the market" and is not actually capitalism. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
Economics is 100% sure of this. (How can you argue with science??) The reality here is that the corporations that he says are going to send bigger checks to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) after the tax hike aren’t the... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
Quora discussion. Suggestions include the Gambler's Fallacy, relative vs. absolute risk, the power of truly random sampling, and more. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
Really difficult to believe but, hey, it's known as Baghdad by the Bay. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Newmark's Door
That's seems to me to be the recipe for creating a losing team. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Newmark's Door
Not for nothing but I was thinking along the same lines. One report I saw claimed that there were 8000 hotel-nights reserved for the game. This report claims 19300 hotel rooms were reserved. Either way, how the heck does that... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door
"When was the exact moment you realized Josh Allen had made you look like a fool?" Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Newmark's Door