Archive for November, 2008

The black art of online ad placement

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

This YouTube clip of a CBS News story of the 8-year old boy accused of murdering his father and another man had a disturbing embedded advertisement: Such a horrible, horrible news story. There is a lot of speculation about whether or not the boy actually killed his OOOH look, a ...

links for 2008-11-14

Friday, November 14th, 2008

Take Stanford’s iPhone Programming Class For Free - I would love to take this class. The internet-connected iPhone's multi-touch interface and powerful multimedia features provide an amazing playground for programmers, if you can stomach Apple's strong-armed policies on application distribution in the App Store. (BTW here is a ...

“I’m the founder of Capitalism, and I support this message.”

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

We are led to believe by McCain and Palin that "spreading the wealth" is the same thing as socialism. What Would Adam Smith Do? The principle that Obama evinced, which most economists would regard as unexceptionable, can be traced to Adam Smith. In "The Wealth of Nations" (1776), his seminal ...