Cowen’s First Law, as stated by Economist Tyler Cowen says the following: “There is something wrong with everything (by which I mean there are few decisive or knockdown articles or arguments, […]
November 3rdcame and passed. And we didn’t stop talking about Covid. On the contrary, the next wave is here. And we’re all about to be reminded that little has materially changed for the good in terms of our capacity to contain the virus in America.
I ran my boats out of fuel one night on a long interdiction operation in East Africa. We’d gotten bad gas from one of the local stations and I had a bad […]
“That’s not what we do here. But we are doctors Lieutenant. We won’t turn you away.” That’s what the British research physician told me when I wandered into her malaria clinic in East Africa […]
Last week a friend told me he had to leave his men’s Bible study group. He could stomach it when they were a “just the flu” crowd. But now they’ve graduated into […]
Rob Wiblin’s 80,000 Hours team has a goal of identifying the skill bottlenecks keeping us from solving the world’s most pressing problems. Yesterday he sent out an important question to the universe via Twitter. […]
As the emails go out from the school district where I live that schools are closing, I can’t help but wonder if there is, or ever will be, a stronger case for […]
I’ve been a part of enough things in my life that eventually became news stories to see a pattern. Whatever is reported is either an exaggeration, a partial truth or an outright […]