Wednesday assorted links by Tyler Cowen January 31, 2018 at 1:03 pm 1. Megan McArdle’s 12 rules for life. 2. Richard Florida (WSJ) argues mayors should not compete for Amazon, here is his petition. 3. Claims that Icelanders are very creative. 4. “Languages with many speakers tend to be structurally simple while small communities sometimes develop languages with great structural complexity.” 5. The female price of male pleasure. 6. How to show off your civilization at a distance.