Thursday, January 18, 2018
Posted by Yves Smith at 6:55 am |
Carillion Collapse Will Leave Taxpayers With Big Bills, Produce Knock-On Failures; Shows Danger of “Public/Private Partnerships”
A first look at the implications of the failure of Carallion, a top UK infrastructure firm and provider of outsourced services to governments
How urban farming can help alleviate food stress and buffer climate pressures.
Bad software played a leading role in the Hawaii nuclear panic of last weekend.
Today’s Water Cooler: Open thread, and also robot cars and cats
Topics: Water Cooler
Posted by Lambert Strether at 2:00 pm |
What Is The Democratic Party? (and WILDING et al. v. DNC SERVICES CORPORATION et al. Gets a New Lease on Life)
What is the Democratic Party as a legal entity, and institutionally and functionally?
Institutions are widely viewed as a fundamental cause of economic performance. But what are the causes of institutions?
The top consumer tech show in the US was chock full of products that visibly did not work, and no one seemed bothered.
A new book takes issue with the widespread medicalization of depression.
Thoughts on the social media and the “dopamine loop”, and the role of the software engineer in creating it.
There’s so much money floating around here this week, you can almost see it wafting through the air.
Who’d have thunk it? Cheap servants mean high income career women have more kids.