“Most stuff worth writing has been written already. Just link to it.” — @CJFDillow http://stumblingandmumbling.typepad.com/stumbling_and_mumbling/2014/04/in-praise-of-brevity.html
Helmut Mehdorn hat sich endlich festgelegt: Der Berliner Flughafen wird im selben Jahr eröffnet, in dem Schalke 04 Deutscher Meister wird.
Finally given up on the Mac. Need a PC with a really good screen.
@rupertmurdoch I know a company that unethically spied on people. Can you guess what it is?
The Piketty debate, summarized—in a comic: theguardian.com/commentisfree/cartoon/2014/apr/28/first-dog-piketty
Hach, seufz. Warum bin ich besser als alle anderen?
JESUS CHRIST I HOPE NOT pic.twitter.com/Jo1H7fikRl
Cultural stereotypes will almost never help you understand anything that happens in another country.
Our Common Sense is not derived from what’s true in Nature but from what our senses perceive to be true in Nature.
Man, the economy should grow at 0.1% more often.
The social sciences collectively know too little to waste time on foolish disciplinary squabbles.
Without in any way absolving Russia’s role, has 2014 provided any evidence that Ukraine’s security forces can do anything well?
If Becker a great economist, he’s a great economist like Marx. Not formal advances, but expanding scope of investigation to new relations.
97% of scientists came up with climate change as a marketing tactic *because they are so good at that sort of thing*. Wake up, sheeple.
The 5 stages of Western Reaction to Foreign Events
2 Wikipedia wisdom
5 Tedious self-obsession
One South African voter tells me that capitalism is failing his community. He’s wearing gold earrings with dollar signs on them.
Männer sind sehr wohl Multitasking fähig.
Sie können mehrere Probleme gleichzeitig verursachen.
That’s it. Women at top of every office in Ireland – Justice, Police, DPP, Chief Justice of Supreme court, AG and State Solicitor.
The German for quick-witted is schlagfertig which means ready to hit.
Nigel Farage is a ferocious idiot; the kind who bathes luxuriantly in the shit of stupidity; and tells us the water’s just fine.
Deconstruction. It was our undoing.
Europe does love a Queen. #gutenacht
So who says there is no European demos? Remarkable assertion of common values – and almost all in a common language too.
Es gibt auch keine “Nachbarschaftspunkte”, sondern transnationale Kommunikationsräume. #esc #ESC2014 Es gewinnt, wer sie überwinden kann.
I wonder if Jay-Z would rather fight 100 duck-sized Solanges or one Solange-sized duck.
You can see how this could quite easily be taken out of context: pic.twitter.com/dwUaEN1vV2
The real winners here are those too lazy to read R&R and Piketty.
Is this the @FT ‘s Watergate moment?
Certainly worth examining, but the series here don’t seem to have changed as much as implied.
Die Rechtsradikalen in der #Ukraine haben weniger als 1 % der Stimmen erzielt…
Das muss Deutschland erst mal nachmachen.
Americans: In Europe we do our exasperated voting for right-wing nutcases in elections that don’t matter.
FT’s graceless parting shot: “The sources he has appear to be secondary to Prof Piketty’s prior expectations of what the data needs to show”
I need a word analogous to “mansplaining” for how some economists speak to other social scientists.
Bright pink stretch hummer idling outside the most expensive apartment building in NYC: pic.twitter.com/TTC3FJ5NRH
Marketing managers: You don’t have to do a selfie promotion campaign. Galileo refused to accept geocentrism and now he is a hero. Be a hero.
Rank of antidepressant use in 23 OECD countries