Posted by: Nicholas Davis | March 31, 2009

Readings 31/3/09

  • Diverting: AirCoaster iPhone App Turns The Stock Market Into A Scary Ride (TechCrunch)
  • Ironic: Microsoft To Shut Down Encarta, Read All About It On WikipediaTechCrunch)
  • Useful: The Crisis – and Geithner Plan – Explained by Brad DeLong (The Week)
  • Debateable: The economic impact of increased US savings (McKinsey) – Except they don’t really explain how savings are influenced by sustained loss of wealth, rather than just in relation to income
  • Useful: Seven things you’re wasting money on (WSJ)
  • Interesting: Cosma Shalizi schools Brad DeLong in probability and reveals some interesting issues around non-rational expectations (Brad DeLong)
  • Interesting: My Manhattan Project – How I Helped Build the Bomb that Blew Up Wall Street (New York Magazine)
  • Scary: The Banks were Profitable in Jan and Feb because of… AIG (Naked Capitalism)
  • Interesting: Google Starts Venture Capital Fund (Mashable)
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