Last updated 3/29/19
Every once in a while, (and sometimes each day) I listen to a great podcast, enjoy an article, or see a good video that I want to share with you.
I like to think of them as my e-links:
Friday’s e-links (3/29)
1.This week’s Econtalk podcast was a good one. Always interesting, economist Daniel Hamermesh spoke about Spending Time. His focus? What time can cost us, especially if we and our country are affluent.
Friday’s e-links (3/22)
1. For a dose of cleverness with some quirky fun, xkcd is the perfect webcomic. Its creator, Randall Munroe, was a NASA physicist who worked on robots at Langley Research Center. He left to draw cartoons and write rather unusual and wonderful books.
A recent webcomic:
Friday’s e-links (3/15)
1. I’ve just finished the Audible version of To Kill a Mockingbird that was read by Sissy Spacek, Now a hit Broadway show that I hope to see, this perfectly read book was such a thought-provoking pleasure to listen to.
Friday’s e-links (3/8)
1. You might enjoy (as did I), “The bizarre and brilliant rules for naming new stuff in space.” Saying the universe would otherwise be a mess, a Washington Post journalist explains how themes limit what newly discovered celestial bodies and their geography can be called. Anything on Jupiter’s Io needs to relate to fire. Pluto’s mountains have to be named for historic explorers. Do take a look. There is much more.
Friday’s e-links (3/1)
1.Do take a look at a new initiative from an auspicious group of economists. Called “Economists For Inclusive Prosperity,” the website is a “how-to” for becoming more inclusive. Tweaking traditional economics, they want prosperity to move beyond the average person and to recognize the challenge of market failures. Their concerns range from non-money well-being and climate change to political rights, health, and beyond. To move their concerns from ideas to reality, they encourage economists to submit policy briefs.
These are the inaugural papers: