My sister is in Peru as part of a medical fellowship and, as some of you know, was in country when the earthquake hit. She’s joined a team going down to Pisco, Peru, which was located near the epicenter of … Continued
Monthly Archives: August 2007
Some interesting history covered in this post.
I didn’t do so well this year. After the draft last year, I felt like I had mastered the format and figured out a good system for evaluating draft value. This year, I was just shocked at how out of … Continued
Today was draft day for the main Fantasy Football league I play in. Unlike most leagues, we do an in-person auction draft with a salary cap to fill rosters rather than the traditional snake draft. This format is great, but … Continued
A very cool visualization of how CEO salaries have grown over the last few decades. (via Kareem’s del.icio.us feed)
Atrios posted this video of Friedman’s May 30, 2003 which is quite remarkable for it’s idiocy. Someone should ask him if he stands by his foreign policy advice of “suck on this.” He should never be taken seriously again.
I’m listening to Instant Karma, a benefit album for Amnesty International and Darfur. The entire album is made up of Lennon songs covered by contemporary artists. Everyone from U2 and REM to Postal Service and Jack Johnson. I’m trying to … Continued
It’s great having a real estate agent in town that blogs, and blogs well. Good links in this post to housing stats for the area and the nation.
We’re getting closer to Paycheck every day… you know, if reverse engineering were actually that simple.
Man, that’s funny. Of course, it’s part of a serious issue where the Bush administration is putting ideology over a practical federal plan that actually works.