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Assorted links November 20, 2007

Posted by Sharath Rao in blogging, economics, life, technology.
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Okay, so if you could read say 15 blogs, which should you read to be most up to date ? (No ! not this one 😀 )

Being among the first to pick up on Internet news and gossip and rapidly detecting contamination anywhere in a water supply system are similar problems, at least from a computer scientist’s point of view. Both can be solved with a versatile algorithm developed by Carnegie Mellon University researchers.

Check the website for more details and their list here.

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Questions that people ask economists these days. The answers they get are more impressive (to me) than they get from other Agony-aunt columnists. Except I don’t know Gloria finds them as impressive or useful.

More in the same series is Tyler’s incredible exposition of ideas on when to utter the “I love you” phrase. I hope this inspires a new round of Ballywood dialogs and lyrics.

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Tyler Cowen’s “The cost of the Iraq war.” For which as Cowen says “….I’ve received more email about it than any other article I wrote this year and the paper edition isn’t even out yet.”

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