Assorted links by Tyler Cowen December 24, 2009 at 11:32 am in Web/Tech 1. Best-selling authors of the decade (UK). 2. What are Californians getting for their state spending? 3. Young Ben Bernanke (photo). 4. Who really runs monetary policy these days? 5. Michael Mandel is blogging again. 6. Shifting the balance of power toward politicians.