A bit of personal meta here: I realized a few hours ago that I was actually having a good weekend, and that made me step back and think about what I actually enjoy in my current role as public intellectual.
It’s not the hemidemisemicelebrity; I’m actually a bit uneasy about being recognized. It’s not mainly the ability to get my voice heard, either. [...]
Karl Smith argues that informal economic arguments — models in the sense of thought experiments, not necessarily backed by equations and/or data-crunching — deserve more respect from the profession. I agree ...
And there's More on Simple Models
Bonus Link: Sexual Identity in Florida.
Tuesday, February 08, 2011
Posted by Abi. Posted at 9:15 AM