Tuesday, December 28, 2010
I tried to install the very likable and useful ShareThis button as an add-on for Firefox on my Ubuntu 10.04 laptop. It crashed the machine. Anyone have similar experiences?
Saturday, December 18, 2010
Friday, December 10, 2010
She is one of the most innovative scholars to be found. A veritable public intellectual, if only people in charge would listen.
My alarm comes from the economist’s tendency to reduce humans to Maximum Utility machines. We need a humanomics, of the sort that Adam Smith and John Stuart Mill and John Maynard Keynes and Friedrich Hayek and Gunnar Myrdal and Kenneth Boulding and Albert Hirschman practiced. Some current practitioners are Nancy Folbre, Arjo Klamer, and Richard Bronk. It’s an economics for grownups.A must-read interview.