In 2009 the U.S. graduated 89,140 students in the visual and performing arts, more than in computer science, math and chemical engineering combined and more than double the number of visual and performing arts graduates in 1985.
It often seems like everything you do, touch, or eat can make you smarter or dumber. But that’s not quite the case.
About the abuse of information to achieve a desired effect that negatively affects society.
Price inflation remains relatively subdued in the rich world, even though central banks are busily printing money. But other types of inflation are rampant.
A virulent monster is dangerously out of control. Let us slay it together
Felix Salmon recently proposed an interesting new profit source for newspapers like The New York Times. Citing the Times’s recent expose on Walmart and the resulting drop in the company’s share price, Salmon wonders why the company doesn’t charge companies for early access to big stories.