Bioluminescence at American Digest
Some thoughts on storytelling
Peer influence among adolescents as a driver of transgenderism
Sarah Hoyt: “Have most institutions, stores and corporations, most large human organizations, gone stone stupid?”
3-D printing in the manufacture of GE’s new turboprop engine
Jim Grant, the well-known observer and analyst of interest rates, asks “what will futurity make of the (so-called) PhD standard that runs our world?” and suggests that, after a major market crash, explanations will include “My generation gave former tenured economics professors discretionary authority to fabricate money and fix interest rates.”
Reminds me: Danielle DiMartino Booth, who took a job at the Fed following a successful career on Wall Street, remarked that she did not experience discrimination on account of her sex…but she did face serious prejudice against her on account of not having a PhD.