Photos from Autocross Sat March 20, 2010

Monday, March 22, 2010 at 01:23
Here's a couple pictures of me and the rollin' bimmer from Saturday's autocross. I'm running the Michelin X-ice winters and clearly suffering massive amounts of body roll. Someone called me "two-wheeler" yesterday. Ahem.

Thanks to Keith Moore for the photo. Click to see the rest of his pics.

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The future of street performing - the virtual busker?

Sunday, March 21, 2010 at 21:15
Most of what I've seen and heard about chatroulette is basically what everyone has warned you about. But this is really funny. He does improv piano bit with strangers, like an internet street performer. Add a paypal tip jar and you'd have a complete virtual busking system. Sadly, we all know what such a system would really be used for.

Fear the Boom and Bust

Sunday, March 7, 2010 at 14:12
I found this curiosity today courtesy of consumerist. A rap battle video between dead economists. Keynesian vs. Austrian School economics, with dancing girls. Wow. I used to think it was a bit strange that I like to read economics textbooks for fun, but this takes things to a whole new level. 



And keeping with the theme, here's another excellent video of a (now-famous) Austrian school proponent Peter Schiff and his predictions in 2006 & 2007. Who's laughing now?

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