The USGS reports (details) that the earthquake was 7.6 in Oaxaca region of Mexico. I was in a meeting at the Instituto Thomas Jefferson in Mexico City.
Month: March 2012
I am off to Mexico City in a few hours. I will be back at home in Northern California in a week. My next few posts will be from Mexico. Be well, go good work, and keep in touch.
Democracy, like the other great invention of mankind, is a great organizing principle underlying modern societies. But both have quite strict preconditions to be met before they deliver the goods. Economists understand that markets fail under specific circumstances and have… Read More ›
There’s an article on Shri Narendra Modi in TIME.
Besides being very useful, game theory is fun. A broad liberal education should include at least the basics of game theory, just as it should include the fundamentals of microeconomics. Indeed, game theory is one of the most important tools… Read More ›
Yoga is a friend of mine whose full name is Yoganand. He’s a Hindu and I have yet to meet a non-Hindu named Yoganand, or even Yoga or Anand. Not conclusive proof that Yoga is a Hindu practice but it… Read More ›
The word “liberalism” denotes two almost opposite set of ideas. To distinguish between the two, it has become necessary to qualify the term. “Classical liberalism is the philosophy committed to the ideal of limited government, constitutionalism, rule of law, due… Read More ›
That could be the mnemonic for 3.1415926, the first few digits of pi. Have a happy pi day (3/14) and contemplate Euler’s identity.