— Aaron Swartz on Apple from last month.
— I, personally, have a MacBook Air, an iPad, an Apple TV, an Airport Extreme, and an iPod Nano along with various peripherals and will likely ditch my Motorola Atrix in favor of an iPhone 5 when they come out, so obviously from where I sit, Apple is a very successful company.
— My question about Japan and the Tyler Cowen worldview is why does the “Great Stagnation” hit Japan first?
— Gains in home appliance efficiency have been eaten up by increases in house size.
— Howard Schulz doesn’t know how to get what he wants from the political system.
— Paul Ryan likes to create new tax deductions and those who benefit from those deductions like to give Paul Ryan money.
— Mike Konczal has some ideas for unilateral administration action.
— Americans still more inclined to blame Bush than Obama.