Assorted links by Tyler Cowen November 17, 2009 at 12:13 pm in Web/Tech 1. Profile of Doug Elmendorf. 2. Ross Douthat's new blog. 3. Gladwell responds to Pinker. 4. Via Felix Salmon, Clay Shirky on ontological classification. 5. The economics of pinball. 6. Why does the universe look the way it does? 7. Inventing a better patent system. 8. Interview with a Michelin inspector.