From the Archives: 7/30/2012 Edition

How Companies Learn Your Secrets

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/19/magazine/shopping-habits.html?_r=2&hp=&pagewanted=all

and how that gets creepy

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kashmirhill/2012/02/16/how-target-figured-out-a-teen-girl-was-pregnant-before-her-father-did/

How the tech-stock valuation curve inverted

http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/07/29/how-the-tech-stock-valuation-curve-inverted/

How Paul Ryan Remade the Republican Party

http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2012/08/06/120806fa_fact_lizza?currentPage=all

Euromess

http://economistsview.typepad.com/timduy/2012/07/the-euromess-continues.html

And

http://www.macrobusiness.com.au/2012/07/europe-pulls-the-wrong-lever/

And

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/31/business/global/daily-euro-zone-watch.html

 

More Stuff on Corsea and the quest for internet learning

http://chronicle.com/article/How-an-Upstart-Company-Might/133065/

Elaboration of Rent Theory

http://michael-hudson.com/2012/07/veblens-institutionalist-elaboration-of-rent-theory/

 

Can Social Security EVER be privatized

http://www.angrybearblog.com/2012/07/a-social-security-ditty-if.html#more

How Las Vegas Explains the Past and Future of the Economy

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2012/07/the-hangover-how-las-vegas-explains-the-past-and-future-of-the-economy/260167/

 

NATIONAL SECURITY WATCH

 

Follow Chinese Money to North Korea

http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/china/articles/20120730.aspx

 

Syria

http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/syria/articles/20120729.aspx

And

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/30/world/middleeast/as-syrian-war-drags-on-jihad-gains-foothold.html

 

Iran

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/30/us/politics/romney-in-israel-hints-at-harder-line-toward-iran.html?pagewanted=all

and

http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/iran/articles/20120728.aspx

OLYMPICS!!!

 

Bill Simmons London Chronicles

http://www.grantland.com/story/_/id/8204984/10th-checkpoint

and News that Bob Costas Missed

http://deadspin.com/5930044/nigerias-changing-the-channel-foreign-olympics-news-bob-costas-was-not-moved-by

and LiveBlog of the Gymnastics Men’s Final

http://london2012.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/07/30/live-blogging-the-mens-gymnastics-team-final/

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