Thursday, February 18, 2010

The Daily Dozen

  1. Using economics to predict how many medals countries will win in the Winter Olympics.  More on this here and here.
  2. Advice on how to best use caffeine – from a neuromedal_predictionscientist.
  3. There are 6.5 billion people and almost 5 billion cellphone subscriptions in this world.
  4. Did the Civil War settle whether there is a right to secede?  Depends on who you ask.
  5. Will and MD soon be as worthless as a JD?  If so, this isn’t good news for our healthcare system.
  6. Want to make your photos more interesting?  Try stepping closer.
  7. Who has the tougher job – teachers or lawyers?
  8. The happiest states and cities of America.  I am pleasantly surprised to see Arlington come in as part of #2 for metropolitan areas with over one million people.  I’m certainly quite happy here.
  9. Make your Flickr appear in the style of ‘The Big Picture.’  Here are a few of mine.
  10. Amazon to give a free Kindle to all Amazon Prime subscribers?  Sounds great to me!  And a great way to fend off Apple’s encroachments into their eBook business.
  11. Lee Craig on teaching economics.
  12. Why ISO is the new megapixel for digital cameras.

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