==> This essay on “involution” (as opposed to revolution) is interesting, but the best thing is the GIF near the top.
==> On Twitter I said John Urschel provides the perfect natural experiment, to resolve an age-old question: did he have trouble getting a prom date? Nobody liked it. I can’t decide if it’s because they reject stereotypes, or because they didn’t get my joke.
==> I was intrigued to hear that the lady spearheading the movement to replace Andy Jackson on the $20 was fully aware of his opposition to paper money.
==> Dad Mode Activated!
==> Shoot I lost the email of the guy who sent me one of these (the other didn’t want me to use his name)… Anyway this cartoon on the villain economist is funny, and this one on the superhero Sam Harris is hilarious (unless you are an atheist, in which case you’ll think it’s dumb).
==> I personally don’t think right now is the time to be gloating, but if Bitcoin is (say) above $500 five years from now, then this website will be pretty awesome. (For the record, I don’t know when they launched the site; I just came across it this week.) Right now I could understand both fans and haters of Bitcoin feeling confident.