Reputation gained through intimidation:

— Apparently my building sits on the former site of a convention center.

— How performance pay works.

— In addition to being a ridiculous thing to patent, Cover Flow is also totally sucky.


Renting is in.

— Robert Gordon’s case for economic doom is pretty persuasive, but somehow leaves me feeling more optimistic.

— Contra Greg Mankiw, most Harvard undergrads are pretty unlikeable and I don’t necessarily exempt myself from that critique.

— Who’s suing whom in the mobile phone business.

I’m going to Israel tomorrow for the first time (more details TK), so here’s NOFX’s classic Jewish nationalist anthem “The Brews”.