Thursday links go back to where they started
I don’t think that “laughably simple” means what you think it means, Mr Hume
Goldmanites: Good to each other, bad to everybody else
I have a Kindle, and I like it, and I also really liked Nicholson Baker’s take-down of it.
“We prefer advice from a confident source, even to the point that we are willing to forgive a poor track record.”
Heidi Moore delivers 2000 words on the culture of Goldman Sachs, under the hed “Will Everyone Please Shut Up About Goldman Sachs?“
I’m sure there’s no shortage of qualified people willing to do this for free, or very little money. Why not use them?
Behavioural Economics 101: What to do with the olive pits
Merciless WSJ takedown of… cheap Australian Chardonnay?
The “theory of local truth” as explained by a Chinese Internet censor