Thursday, September 29, 2011

Important poll on the nature of the Tea Party- How libertarian is it?

A good bit it appears. I had estimated the conservative/libertarian split to be about 60% "Teaocons" and 40% more or less libertarian. Turns out I'm about right!

The media characterizes the Tea Party as a socialy conservative movement. This makes it much easier to demonize. This poll shows, as most of us know, that the compolsition of the Tea Party is more complicated than the establishment might think.

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Thursday, September 22, 2011

These are the issues that define the GOP presidential race at this moment.

For those who don't know these (above)are word clouds. They are the words most associated with an issue according to Google at this moment. They represent the issues that candidates neglect at their peril.

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Gamers solve puzzle which stumped scientists for years and could hold key to curing AIDS

Interestingly gaming is ideal way to organize mass collaboration. There are a set of rules by which people must abide (which focuses the endeavor) but beyond that the individual if free to riff off of other individuals at they see fit. Gaming allows for an "intellectual jam session."

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Thursday, September 15, 2011

DoD Biggest Employer In the World

Great post in Our DoD bigger than the Peoples Liberation Army of China. And Walmart too.

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Friday, September 9, 2011

'Buy All the Euro You Can' If Greece Defaults: Jim Rogers

A Greece bankruptcy would actually be a good thing because "it's time for people to acknowledge reality," well-known investor Jim Rogers told CNBC Friday.

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