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Is VR an eye-popping trip?

A Beginner’s Guide to Virtual Reality

Virtual reality might seem like the stuff of science fiction, but if you’ve ever played with a ViewMaster, you already have a sense of what this technology is like. 94 more words

Virtual Reality

Why the Conservatives should talk more about the NHS

There are a lot of frustrated people following this election campaign. Journalists are frustrated by only receiving pre-prepared soundbites and little else from politicians. The public must be frustrated at the pettiness of much of the arguments, being essentially down to ‘we will cut a little bit less than them’ and other examples of the narcissism of small differences. 698 more words

Politics

Silicon Valley isn’t investing in science anymore. Instead, it backs companies that can scale up and become dominant

Silicon Valley isn’t investing in science anymore. Instead, it backs companies that can scale up and become dominant and seizing the customers

All around, technology companies are no longer content to provide the machinery for consumer companies — they are serving the customers themselves. 227 more words

Board Member

If Obama Wants More Tax Revenue, He Should Lower the Corporate Tax Rate

Regular readers know that I’m a big advocate of the Laffer Curve, which is the common-sense notion that higher tax rates will cause people to change their behavior in ways that reduce taxable income. 1,187 more words

Economics

For the love of Economics

Some free advice to all freshmen in colleges.

Especially the fresh-faced young girls from county schools who are all too eager to get an education and prove to the world that the place JAB offered them was well deserved. 1,390 more words

Beginnings

Welfare Makes America More Entrepreneurial

Welfare Makes America More Entrepreneurial

The above link is to an Atlantic story that talks about how the social safety net actually increases the chances of taking the risk of being an entrepreneur.   75 more words

Politics

Harry Smith's Last Stand

Harry Smith Is Coming for Stephen Harper

The 92-year-old anti-austerity campaigner, a UK sensation, sets his sights on Canada.  See the story at the Tyee.

Winding Widdershins