Blog Review 753


Netsmith was going to blast this terribly silly report from the New Scientist but the Angry Economist has done it much better.

Strangely, attempting to manipulate a prediction market simply makes the predictions more accurate.

How to improve the education system by someone who actually works in that education system. Most unlike the suggestions of those that administer the education system.

Who is behind the latest incredibly stupid piece of security theatre?

One problem with increased bank regulation is going to be that the US doesn't have even national banking regulation: nor, to a great extent, a national banking system.

Evolution's not over yet, not while medical technologies continue to improve.

And finally, credit crunch jokes in the comments section.