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  1. The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 197, With Special Guest Glenn Fleishman

    The Talk Show

    ‘Nancy Reagan Was Right’, With Special Guest Glenn Fleishman

    Sunday, 6 August 2017

    Special guest Glenn Fleishman returns to the show. Topics include China forcing Apple to remove VPN apps from the Chinese App Store, Wi-Fi vs. LTE networking, the open workspaces in Apple Park, Glenn’s new letterpress project, the HomePod OS leak and iPhone D22, and more.

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    Hands On: The Original Digital — Glenn’s new book on type, printing, and punctuation.

    Updates on Glenn’s progress.

    Glenn’s piece for Meh on the long history of intentionally blank pages.

    Vic Gundotra is now a staunch iPhone proponent.

    Great Moments in Vic Gundotra History.

    Vic Gundotra tears into Apple for being “closed” at IO 2010 keynote.

    Matt Drance on Gundotra and Google rewriting Android’s history.

    One more dose of Vic Gundotra hypocrisy for good measure.

    Apple inadvertently leaks HomePod OS, spilling many beans.

    Apple Removes VPN apps from Chinese App Store.

    Apple Park is mostly open workspaces.

    WSJ profile on Jony Ive and Apple Park.

    Jason Snell on open workspaces.

    Yours truly getting cute with footage from “Brazil”.

    XKCD: Wi-Fi vs. Cellular.

    Glenn’s Wi-Fi mesh networking explainer for TechHive.

    Wi-Fi Net News — Glenn’s old weblog dedicated to Wi-Fi news.

    Soulver — a terrific app for Mac and iOS that’s sort of a cross between a spreadsheet and calculator.

    Rebecca Slatkin on Twitter.

    Studio Neat Frameographer.

    This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.


    —Huffduffed by jakebarry

  2. Richard Thaler on Libertarian Paternalism

    From http://www.econtalk.org/archives/2006/11/richard_thaler_1.html

    Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business defends the idea of libertarian paternalism—how government might use the insights of behavioral economics to help citizens make better choices. Host Russ Roberts accepts the premise that individuals make imperfect choices but challenges Thaler on the likelihood that government, in practice, will improve matters. Along the way they discuss the design of Sweden's social security system, organ donations and whether professors at Cornell University are more or less like you and me.

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  3. How Human Psychology Drives the Economy – Robert Shiller

    Acclaimed economist Robert Shiller challenges the economic wisdom that got us into the current financial mess, and puts forward a bold new vision to transform economics and restore prosperity. The global financial crisis has made it clear that powerful psychological forces are imperilling the wealth of nations today. From blind faith in ever-rising housing prices to plummeting confidence in capital markets, 'animal spirits' are driving financial events worldwide.

    Shiller reasserts the necessity of an active government role in economic policymaking by recovering the idea of ‘animal spirits’, a term John Maynard Keynes used to describe the gloom and despondence that led to the Great Depression and the changing psychology that accompanied recovery. Managing these animal spirits argues Shiller, requires the steady hand of government - simply allowing markets to work won't do it.

    In rebuilding the case for a more robust, behaviourally informed Keynesianism, Shiller looks at the most pervasive effects of animal spirits in today’s economic life - confidence, fear, bad faith, corruption, and a concern for fairness - showing how Reaganomics, Thatcherism, and the rational expectations revolution failed to account for them.

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  4. Munger on Milk | EconTalk 2013-09-02

    Mike Munger of Duke University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about why milk is in the back of the grocery store. Michael Pollan and others argue that milk is in the back so that customers, who often buy milk, will be forced to walk through the entire story and be encouraged by the trek to buy other items. Munger and Roberts argue that competition encourages stores to serve customers and that alternative explanations explain where milk is found in the store. The conversation also discusses restaurant pricing, government "nudging" and related issues of grocery economics. http://www.econtalk.org/archives/2013/09/munger_on_milk.html

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