In other words, the sleep-deprived among us are lousy judges of our own sleep needs. We are not nearly as sharp as we think we are.
Friday, April 15, 2011
This Tax Day, Make Them Pay
President Obama's Real Proposal (and Why It's Risky)
10 Largest Economies in the World
The Deficit America Has Forgotten -- And Is Eviscerating The Middle Class
Do Capital Gains Taxes Drive the Budget Deficit?
What US Companies Have the Most Untaxed Foreign Income?
The Torture Apologists Who Corrupted America's Youth
3 in 5 teens believes it's acceptable to abuse captive enemy soldiers - and a long list of Americans shares blame for a generation less enlightened than their elders
Comcast Rolls Out 105Mbps Internet Across the Nation
Anyone using this? Comments?
Thursday, April 14, 2011
Peter Thiel: We’re in a Bubble and It’s Not the Internet. It’s Higher Education.
Analysis: Obama speech frames a 2012 choice for the country
link on site for speech transcript
The President's Deficit Speech: Time to Keep Up the Pressure
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Case Shiller 100 Year Chart (2011 Update)
Monday, April 11, 2011
Where Do Your Tax Dollars Go? A Long Story in 5 Quick Graphs
Jobs, Jobs, Jobs -- Why Nobody, Including Obama, Will Do A Damn Thing About Them (Plus Six Common-Sense Solutions)
This definitely falls under the category of 'Rant'. Depending on your political views; this will be either: way off base and insulting, or hysterically amusing. Arguments over economics, philosophy, politics, and what is common sense aside...'style' aside...I found the article to be quite provocative.
Inequality Of the 1%, by the 1%, for the 1%
Americans have been watching protests against oppressive regimes that concentrate massive wealth in the hands of an elite few. Yet in our own democracy, 1 percent of the people take nearly a quarter of the nation’s income—an inequality even the wealthy will come to regret.
THE FAT AND THE FURIOUS The top 1 percent may have the best houses, educations, and lifestyles, says the author, but “their fate is bound up with how the other 99 percent live.”
How to halve the deficit by doing nothing
TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads
Sunday, April 10, 2011
Researchers discover way to create true-color 3-D holograms
An Education In For-Profit Education: Infographic
Budget Deal Allows Regulations To Move Forward On For-Profit Colleges
Executive Pay: A Special Report
The Drought Is Over (at Least for C.E.O.’s)
Why Progressives Keep On Losing and the Right Keeps On Winning
CHART: As Services For Main Street Are Gutted, Richest Pay Lowest Taxes In A Generation
Created using openframeworks, the Microsoft Kinect and OpenNI Budget Climb is a physically interactive data environment where we can explore 26 years of federal spending - giving us a unique perspective on how our government spends our money. In order to explore the data we must exert physical effort, revealing how the budget is distributed in a novel and tangible way.
Budget Climb has been submitted as an entry into Eyebeam's Data Viz Challenge so check back for updates or follow #budgetclimb on twitter.