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I picked up Phillips and Rozworski’s The People’s Republic of Walmart on a whim, then read it in three sittings. Its subtitle says, “How the world’s biggest ...
April 22, 2019


Q: How many TED speakers does it take to screw in a lightbulb? A: It’s a really obscure number—you won’t have heard of it.
April 21, 2019

Learning Curves

I keeping thinking about the idea of a learning curve, but I only realized this morning that the phrase is a little strange. When we say that something has “...
April 17, 2019

What Docs When

Note: this post updates an earlier one based on feedback from several people. Please keep the comments coming.
April 16, 2019