MadBadDangerous (@madbaddangerous)

Melbourne, Australia

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January 2013

Aboriginal mortality is nothing other than a metric of shameful policy failure. 2x childhood mortality is intolerable::theaustralian.com.au/national-affai…

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charges Australians a 20% premium for a new web-based Office! (is.gd/gwtmXG). Because they can?

via YoruFukurou

The Myth of a Stagnant Middle Class on.wsj.com/WNBy1t

via WSJ for iOS

Tooby’s teleological bent is cute (is.gd/3n4YH6) but we won’t be blown up (is.gd/UQMqUY), or fried (is.gd/DX7HLi)

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Didn’t know this: Intrade also accurately forecast US election outcome::is.gd/irziER Is this why CFTC shut down political trades?

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How to lift value-added in Aus exports? Further processing? Hmm, maybe. Services a better bet. Here’s a ‘to do’ list is.gd/B7z6zt

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Here’s the OECD-WTO background blurb on trade in value-added stats and the implications is.gd/VnW4as

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Problem being at top of trade value-chain? Competitive X, o/t raw materials, need intermediate M. Input services the key to Aus. X success.

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Aus weakly connected to trade value-chains; most X=domestic v-added. Services=40% of gross X on a v.a. basis, < India, Turkey: > Norway, NZ

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WTO-OECD data on trade in value-added released. Dramatically changes picture on trade composition, balances (incl Aus) is.gd/Tm64BQ

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@AeroBowls Thanks So is your ‘same trajectory every time’ claim backed by published data on the shape of the arc in standard tests?

via YoruFukurou in reply to AeroBowls

“All tragedies are finished by a death, All Comedies are ended by a marriage” (Don Juan, Canto III).

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@AeroBowls brochure seems to show Dynamic angle to top of arc about 11 deg on forehand and 7 on back. Is that right? Aim for mid arc?

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Amid this tired spin on Japan, China relations, one news item: Japan now cold on TPP (& FTA)::goo.gl/nZS86

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OECD visualization comp winner: Economic Returns to Education. Flashy; hard to read; compares incomes not returns::is.gd/WxGyTx

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Eichengreen + revise their ‘middle income trap’ data. China escapes. Proportion hi-school, uni graduates seems the key is.gd/7acCeq

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McChrystal is right: arbitrary, secret, indiscriminate US drone killings are despicable, must have bitter consequences::goo.gl/aNZzt

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“Australia’s federalism is a poorly used opportunity” H Ergas::goo.gl/2PpUy

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Cutting the Hobbit down to size? My longish review. is.gd/tAtzAb

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Should the Hobbit be shorter? My review of Jackson’s film::is.gd/tAtzAb

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drdrang Dear Apple, Spend $30 and figure out how calendars work: amazon.com/gp/product/052…

via Dr. Twoot (retweeted on 7:28 AM, Jan 3rd, 2013 via Tweetbot for iOS)