Monthly Archives: May 2012

Will Finland Bail Out Nokia?

The Wall Street Cheat Sheet asks, Does Nokia Need a Bailout? The company is as important to the Finnish economy as the big banks are to the economies of Europe and the USA, and the Finnish government participates in the … Continue reading

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Software Legal Angels of Creative Destruction

Kenneth Anderson of the Volokh Conspiracy discusses the automation of boring legal tasks, spurred by a judge allowing the “use of predictive coding, a computer-assisted document review that turns much of the legal grunt work currently done by underemployed attorneys … Continue reading

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Intolerance in Rural Arizona

I passed the sign pictured at left yesterday while riding my bike in Show Low, a small rural town in east central Arizona. The USA is a great place to travel in a recreational vehicle, but like a parent abusing … Continue reading

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Chile Subsidizing Argentine Incubator

According to SmartPlanet, Chile is subsidizing Argentine technology business incubator Nxtp.Labs. The Argentines operate a conventional incubator where the investors expect to profit by taking equity in return for mentorship and capital. Start-Up Chile, in contrast, invests without receiving equity … Continue reading

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What Professors Refuse to Teach in Engineering and Business Schools

Engineering and business schools are a waste not only because they squander the time and money of students on subjects with little or no value, but also because they refuse to allow students access to essential knowledge necessary. Venkatesh Rao … Continue reading

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