I missed this article "You're most creative when you're at your groggiest"earlier this year. It's pretty good and matches up with my own experience. How about you? Are you more creative at your groggy time of day?
When your view of the banking industry is early 20th century you wind up with these kinds of results. Ben Bernanke just can't keep his hot hands off the dials driven by a mechanistic view of the economy and banking. We should get him one of those driver toys we give toddlers so they "drive" … Continue reading Watch Me Mommy, I’m Driving the Economy
After reading this article about the practice of blading and needling beef to make it more tender, it reminded me of the post a couple of days ago on Salmon. Again the issue is labeling, that is, informing consumers so they can make informed decisions. Uniformly, you find organizations oppose this can kind of information … Continue reading Blech
Bloomberg reports on the "immortals' (ht/zerohedge) Whatever happened to the noble armies of peasant laborers?
The rich in France can't leave fast enough: And the profile of the fiscal exiles has changed. They’re no longer rich heirs or fifty-year-olds who’d sold their companies, but “young childless entrepreneurs” who wanted “to settle in another country to start up their companies,” according to one of the tax lawyers. And top executives between … Continue reading Tax Flight
They have cleared the FDA and will be headed to market. I am not a Luddite but this makes me raise an eyebrow. In its assessment, the FDA said the likelihood that the altered fish could escape containment and reproduce in the wild is “extremely remote." What could go wrong? It's a fairly safe prediction … Continue reading Genetically Modified Salmon