- Review of Orphan X, by Gregg Hurwitz, Minotaur Books 2016
- Review of Enrique’s Journey: The Story of a Boy’s Dangerous Odyssey to Reunite with His Mother, by Sonia Navario, Random House 2006.
- Book List — Recently Read and To Read
- The United States Supreme Court and the Oligarchs
- Are Traffic Cameras Dead?
Monthly Archives: October 2013
Futurist Ray Kurzweil presently enjoys a gig at Google as engineering director. Kurzweil is sixty-five years old, and he takes 150 dietary supplements a day, according to an interview published in McLean’s magazine. Kurzweil says he is trying to bridge … Continue reading
Wrong Way Blogging Read any article on blogging, and the self-appointed expert (and how the Web has grown those ranks geometrically!) will tell you that a blog should focus on one subject in order to find its audience, or, in … Continue reading
Speculation among some followers of the currency wars regarding Dagong’s downgrade of US debt suggests that the downgrade indicates China is almost ready to “flip the switch,” that is, sell all its US Treasury holdings at once. This view is … Continue reading
If the United States is running a budget surplus, why does it need to increase the debt limit? http://www.cnbc.com/id/100880536