Monthly Archives: January 2009

Paul Krugman @ Seattle Town Hall

This evening we attended a talk given by Paul Krugman at Seattle Town Hall sponsored by the Seattle World Affairs Council.  Krugman is the 2008 winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics and a regular columnist at the New York … Continue reading

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Book Review: Outliers

Outliers: The Story of SuccessBy Malcolm GladwellLittle, Brown & Co., New York, 2008 In Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell examines what makes some people extraordinarily successful, statistical outliers, in their chosen fields. He looks at Bill Gates, the Beatles, professional hockey players … Continue reading

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Roller man

To paraphrase Obi-wan Kenobi, "I don’t mind rollerblading, but what this guy’s doing is suicide."   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rgWl_7nH4w&feature=related

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