Assorted links

by on July 13, 2013 at 5:10 pm in Uncategorized | Permalink

1. From the World Peashooting Championships.

2. Interview with Joe Studwell, and part two here.

3. Symposium Magazine, looks very good, a bit like a new Lingua Franca?

4. The man who professionalized dog walking.

Ashok Rao July 13, 2013 at 6:18 pm

Yep, others have also suggested the comparison with Lingua Franca: http://agtb.wordpress.com/2013/07/08/game-theory-is-not-useful-except-when-it-is/

Looks to be a very cool initiative so far.

Ashok Rao July 13, 2013 at 6:19 pm

Sorry, not compared with* – apparently the magazine was inspired by Lingua Franca.

Dismalist July 13, 2013 at 7:24 pm

#3: “A new generation of scholars is rewriting the story of capitalism by shaking off the old assumptions of both the Left and Right.”

Let me fix that: “A new generation of scholars is rewriting the story of capitalism by shaking off the old assumptions of the Right.”

Ted Craig July 13, 2013 at 9:04 pm

No. 3 I’m not seeing the brilliance. The feature article is yet another political scientist decrying the potential lose of political science funding. And would it really be such a lose to society if we missed out on the next “Bowling Alone?”

meicate July 14, 2013 at 7:44 am

#3 again:

“The Rebirth of Viewing Pleasure
By taking a fresh look at popular culture, students are breathing new life into feminist theories of a generation ago. “

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