2. More on the Michigan professor whose child was seized by Michigan's child protective services when he mistakenly ordered his son a Mike's Hard Lemonade.
3. Hedonic regression with two data points at the Smoking Gun.
4. Sometimes technology is not a panacea but instead just a way to waste the taxpayers' money.
5. Thoughts on how to make money. There is some reasonable stuff here, though it is much more applicable to some industries than others. Someone needs to run the firm that makes ball bearings, even though the set of people for which this constitutes doing what you love may be small. Oh, and it is hard to bootstrap your way into a large factory.
Hat tip on #4 to Lars Skipper.