Friday assorted links by Tyler Cowen December 12, 2014 at 11:27 am 1. Interview with Nicholas Bloom. 2. Many Latin American nations are also preferring economic growth to environmental progress. 3. “A great way of dissipating more is to make more copies of yourself.” — speculative claims about life and entropy. 4. Self-tying shoelaces. 5. Afghanistan’s Bruce Lee. 6. The vanishing male worker.