American companies have pushed their limits on India and outsources.
I think China is in for a world of hurt with a lot of their perpetual construction, but I actually think their knock-off cities and landmarks are kind of cool. It reminds me of Las Vegas, actually. But hard core.
Relatedly, a look at China’s future.
James Bond, for realz. (Well, the seduction angle, anyway.)
Mona Lisa… on the moon.
Minnesota is taking some needed steps to prevent some of the debt collection abuse we’ve been seeing in this country.
My recent experiences with the IRS have been less than pleasant, and apparently I am not alone. But there have been some positive developments.
TechCrunch calls Utah an unlikely tech hub, though there’s really no particular reason for that to be the case. It has a strong white-collar culture, good education system, and business-friendly culture. The corridor between Salt Lake City and Provo is really quite impressive.
The extraordinary cynicism of Dick Morris. What’s notable is that he was a great political mind, once.
US oil production is going up, up, up.
Dave Schuler has some ideas on inequality and stimulus investment that are worth thinking about.