Archive for March, 2007
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Hey, writers. What’s up? I would like to get together later in March, if you all are down, to go over whatever we’ve all been doing. Like, say, the 22nd? What do you guys think?
So, I got all solemn and dour about crime last week and was pleading with Mayor Fenty to get serious about it. As it turns out, I was mistaken. I should have waited until I could crack open February’s crime numbers. Last month, crime was down in every major category. Violent crimes dropped most, and [...]
So, Tyler Cowen is taking requests, and somebody requests a discussion of IQ conservation. This gets me thinking. First, this clarification: I’m not sure why Cowen spends the whole post talking about IQ, which strikes me as a kinda anachronistic concept. I think that we can say this about that: 1) general intelligence capacity probably [...]
I have to tell you, one of the things I enjoy doing when my mind is relatively idle is plotting out potential new transit routes (Crazy? Perhaps. But at least I’m not obsessively clicking and highlighting away at plain text). It’s good, clean fun, until you remember that many of the imagined lines are desperately [...]