1. When will the world have its first trillionaire? In real terms I say never, marginal tax rates will rise to capture the rents, one way or another.
2. What’s in Fred Hersch’s iPod? Very good post, via Jeff.
3. “What is to be done about this cacophony of copulation?”
4. About what is Bryan optimistic and pessimistic?
5. The 1987 Robocop commercials (video). And the new TLS blog.