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O’Reilly Radar – The end of social

The more we share the less value each piece of infor­ma­tion has to the peo­ple (but not the sys­tems) that we share to.

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This American Life – When Patents Attack!

Not upset enough about patents, spend an hour and you’ll get even more upset.

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The Economist – Intellectual property: Patents against prosperity

Yet another in a long line of arti­cles decry­ing the patent system.

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Grist – The American suburbs are a giant Ponzi scheme

I can’t say I agree with this, but it fits my per­cep­tion of America’s infrastructure.

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Short Link: http://www.yostivanich.com?p=3251

Overthinking It – Overthinking Star Wars: The Economics of Death Star Planet Destruction

Not only is this arti­cle fun, but it’s interesting.

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NYTimes.com – “Serious”

Seri­ous is mak­ing stuff up apparently.

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NYTimes.com – Ludicrous and Cruel

I love that term voodoo eco­nom­ics, but in this case it seems to fit so well when you try to under­stand some of the ridicu­lous assump­tions made.

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