Thursday links clarify matters

By Felix Salmon
August 6, 2009
Zizek on Berlusconi: he "may look like a corrupt idiot and act like a corrupt idiot, but don’t let that deceive you – he is a corrupt idiot"

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Price discovery in Scrabble

You do not have health insurance

How to improve the federal government’s data visualization

Dean Starkman’s smart (but verry long) take on Matt Taibbi

Alex Beam delivers the final word on Gates-gate

Zizek on Berlusconi: he “may look like a corrupt idiot and act like a corrupt idiot, but don’t let that deceive you – he is a corrupt idiot”

Your probability of dying during a given year doubles every 8 years

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I think there is something wrong with the link on your last item (which is irresistible). Thanks.

Posted by pereubu77 | Report as abusive

…and on a century-over-century basis they way suck, dude.

Posted by otto | Report as abusive

I hope that Reuters doesn’t pay you for this blog, this is awful. One more reason why I went with the Bloomberg terminal over this horrible outfit.

Posted by Terry | Report as abusive

Wow – with a blank link, that last item becomes really kind of menacing. Are you threatening us, Felix…? :-)
Though I guess if Purgatory had a web page, http:/// would be its URL…

Posted by Ali | Report as abusive

Sorry, fixed.

Posted by Felix Salmon | Report as abusive