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Links: 20121002

Does the Fed Really Control Interest Rates? – “The Federal Reserve does not have full control over interest rates, they only have influence, that influence changes over time.” The U.S. Needs More i-Side Economics – “The misallocation of capital is … Continue reading

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Links: 20120927

The Production Structure – An excellent summary of Austrian capital theory. The fallacy of nominal GDP targeting – “Here is the prime fallacy behind the nominal GDP target and, in fact, all of Münchaus’ argument: It tacitly assumes that money … Continue reading

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Links: 20120920

Warp Drive May Be More Feasible Than Thought, Scientists Say – Progress in warp drive technology. H/t Next Big Future North Dakota hits another oil production record with 674,066 bpd in July – I shudder to think of what the … Continue reading

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There have been a number of interesting articles published over the past few days. Instead of tweeting each one, I decided to collect them in this blog post. How Roosevelt’s Farm Policy Paved the Way for Obamacare – James Bovard … Continue reading

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Links: Saturday, 20120303

Foundations of Real Numbers – Prof. Joyce of Clark University has provided a modern treatment of Richard Dedekind‘s landmark paper “Was sind und was sollen die Zahlen?” (What are Numbers and What Should They Be?) Ancient Greek Cities – Ancient … Continue reading

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Links: Saturday, 20120204

Antifragility – Nassim Taleb, the author of the outstanding books “Fooled By Randomness” and “The Black Swan“, is currently writing a book on the theme of antifragility. In an excellent Econtalk podcast with Russ Roberts, Taleb’s idea of antifragility is … Continue reading

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Links: Saturday, 20120130

Seawater Greenhouse – “Seawater is evaporated at the front of the greenhouse to create cool humid conditions inside. A proportion of the evaporated seawater is then condensed as fresh water that can be used to irrigate the crops. Excess freshwater … Continue reading

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