Category Archives: Economics

On Competition

The Russians have endemic problems in all their industries, but the most visible outside of Russia is the Space agency problems. Their solution? Combine all the companies into one and put them under government control. Will that solve the problem. … Continue reading

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The Nature of Money

An excellent speech describing the value and purpose of money. Worth a read. Via Transterrestrial Musings.

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How to Give Back

Sarah Hoyt has some suggestions on how we should (and shouldn’t) give back to society.

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U.S. Not so business friendly

Want to know where the best place to start a business? Try New Zealand. Then Canada. Eventually you get down to Rwanda, Azerbaijan (9 and 10). Belarus (15) and finally the United States at number 20. No wonder our economy … Continue reading

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The worst “Recovery” in U.S. History

So what are all those people who dropped out of the labor force doing? Our economy has gone Galt, just not in the way Ayn Rand suggested. Update: Then there’s this piece of hope from Sarah Hoyt.

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Space Policy

George Turner has an awesome comment over on Rand Simberg’s blog that really describes what’s wrong with today’s space program, and what the fix is.  Where European governments were busy pursuing one or two things, America was doing dozens of … Continue reading

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The Coming Acopalypse

Sarah Hoyt has a great post discussing the feeling of sudden and catastrophic change that seems to hang over the world at this point. In the meantime, at Sound Church we are using the hoopla about the Mayan calendar as … Continue reading

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Carrying Capacity

Seth Godin has an excellent post discussing the natural limits of a business, and how we need to think about those limits as we work to grow it. One side comment in that post relates to the carrying capacity of … Continue reading

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First iPhone Application Released!

The first iPhone application that I’ve been involved in creating is now available on the iTunes AppStore. This is an exciting moment for me and for Point Inside, as we bring the company out of stealth mode and go public … Continue reading

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In Case You’re wondering what the Tea Parties are about

This graph shows the profligate spending of an out of control government: The Republicans didn’t do too well, but this level of spending by the Democrats (starting with the 08 budget year by the way) is beyond irresponsible. (via Instapundit … Continue reading

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