Monthly Archives: June 2011

Is the Internet killing jobs?

Awhile back I wrote how the Internet is an incredible bargain.  I pointed out that we get high amounts of consumer surplus from the Internet.  In short, the Internet has been really good for consumers. Job-destroying Technology Yet, the other … Continue reading

Posted in Better Thinking, Economics, Poverty | 2 Comments

How “hipsters” are like the pioneers

“Hipsters” are that hard-to-define but you-know-it-when-you-see it segment of the population that is self-consciously counter-cultural.  When I think of a hipster, I think of someone who explores the fringes of culture in music, fashion, and technology. There is plenty of … Continue reading

Posted in Economics, Just for Fun | 3 Comments