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Monthly Archives: August 2009

DNA Evidence Foolproof? NOT!

One of my pet peeves is our willingness to accept information offered up as solid fact without giving it a good smell test, without subjecting it to a healthy dose of skepticism, double checking, and independent verification. Everyone who watches CSI “knows” that DNA is infallible. Truth be told, even with DNA there are a […]

PopCap: Perverse Incentives and Humans: Know Thy Adversary

(Friday’s Populist Capitalist Blog Post) “Those of us who looked to the self-interest of the lending institutions to protect shareholder’s equity, myself especially, are in a state of shocked disbelief.”   — Alan Greenspan, then chair of the Federal Reserve, before a Congressional committee in October 2008, testifying on the financial meltdown that led to […]

To whom much is given, much is required

To whom much is given, much is required. Every now and then my attitude of gratitude strongly kicks in and I begin to think of the incredible blessings that are showered upon even the poorest of Americans. Yes, we have a long way to go, many challenges to face, but we are so very fortunate. […]

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