I’m considering a quasi-return to the blogosphere, mainly via posts like this. I.e., largely devoid of content, and mainly comprising links to interesting articles I stumbled across while trawling then ‘Net.
Synopsis of an interesting new book, “Heroes & Cowards”:
Shifting away from a credit-based economy:
…plus some mini-posts further expanding on the above post (hoisted from the comments thread thereof):
Postmodern Dating file, Infidelity edition:
Wondering if the economic crisis will implode Latvia’s polity:
Subprime Student loans:
[Slight caveat: I see stories like this on a regular basis, and find myself wondering how representative they are of student borrowers at large. What I’d really like to see is a study divvying up student borrowers by the starting pay (expected & actual) of their various post-college occupations, and giving the debt load for each subset.]
Current recession compared with the early ’80s:
[Maybe we’re not yet doomed.]
Living with high IQ:
Criminalization of Political Differences:
[Interesting to compare with this post…written over two years prior.]
More later. Perhaps.