Month: July 2011

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Sunday July 31, 2011

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  Here it is: my picture from this weekend that has no recognizable people in it. We enjoyed the conference this weekend. It was a good time to touch base with local colleagues and professional contacts. Quite fun, with good […]

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Caesar’s Gesture

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Julius Caesar, after conquering Gaul, got interested in Germany. He expressed this interest by building a bridge across the Rhine. Having done this in a mere 10 days — something engineers tell us can’t be done now — he took […]

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Pockets

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I tried to do some work yesterday, but just couldn’t bring myself to. I guess the idea that summer is meant for lolling around is too deeply ingrained in my psyche. So loll I did, sewing up those pants while […]

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Extreme Money

In our last thrilling installment about Extreme Money, we saw the financial players gathered around the economy they had created out of debt and bravado like the scene in Peter Pan where the whole audience just has to clap if […]

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Saturday July 23, 2011

In our last thrilling installment about Extreme Money, we saw the financial players gathered around the economy they had created out of debt and bravado like the scene in Peter Pan where the whole audience just has to clap if […]

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Thursday July 21, 2011

You’ve been wondering how Extreme Money would tie in the global economic downturn, right? Well, it seems to have been all about the housing. For a while now, people have been selling financial products, basing the price on the faith […]

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Monday July 18, 2011

Extreme Money has moved on from ontology to economics. The big question over the past couple of centuries, apparently, is about whether an economic system can take care of itself or not. There are those who believe that the occasional […]

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Saturday July 16, 2011

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Google Camp is going to put us up at a 4 star hotel on Via Nazionale. Apparently there will not be cabins and lanyards. #2 daughter is coming along. We’ll be leaving three months from today. I need to learn […]

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Sunday July 10, 2011

Summer top #9 of the Summer Top Project is completed, and very comfy in the oppressive heat we’re currently having. I can’t quite decide what pattern to use with that embroidered satin, so I knitted yesterday instead of sewing. I […]