Saturday, August 18, 2018

Goth ice cream in Toronto

The ice cream is pretty good but the real selling point here is not the taste, nor the dubious health claims, but the fact that it looks really cool.

Insert your own comment about how this is some sort of metaphor for modern society here.

Friday, August 17, 2018

The return of IQ tests for work

The Atlantic documents the return of IQ tests, now re-branded as tests of cognitive abilities, to the private labor market.

I would have liked more about the legal angle - I had thought that the courts had made it rather difficult to require general tests like this that are not directly and obviously related to specific skills required on specific jobs.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Small town NIMBY

There were signs about this banquet hall for miles on the way to my daughter's away camp.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Monday, August 6, 2018