Much of economics is both esoteric and vital, meaning you need to understand it, but it’s hard sledding. Today, economist Tim Harford does us the service of explaining “dissipation of economic rents” — inefficient systems in which the effort expended by everyone chasing value wipes out the value they’re chasing.
The longbow was vastly, demonstrably superior to the crossbow, but only England adopted it as a common military weapon; the Scots and French stuck with the inferior crossbow for nearly a century — why?
Proponents of the secretly negotiated Trans Pacific Partnership — which lets companies force governments to get rid of their labor, environmental and safety rules in confidential tribunals — say it’s all worth it because it will deliver growth and jobs to the stagnant economies of the rich world.
Real engineers build things. Super cool engineers build things with their hands and fingers, like our engineering forefathers did. No idea where to even begin to do that? This step by step Arduino course is now 92% off and is going to get you up and running, from zero to hero, in no time. So […]
How do Google and YouTube really work? It turns out, Python kind of runs things around those parts. And with this bootcamp, you’ll get whipped into shape and ready to start programming yourself. Whether you’re a Python pro and just want to sharpen your skills, or a total tech newbie with little or no coding […]
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