1. The map of (heavy) metal
2. A wise piece from Thomas Friedman on Hillary Clinton
3. Deeply horrifying video of the 1996 democrat convention, featuring Hillary as a Stepford wife.
4. I agree with John Cochrane (and by extension the marginal revolutionaries) on NSF. Data is a public good, summer ninths are not. NSF should just be funding data, and maybe grad students.
Hat tip on #1 to Stephane Mahuteau and on #2 to the deputy dean, who denies being the unnamed colleague responsible for #3.
Who was my favorite student this term?
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