MadBadDangerous (@madbaddangerous)

Melbourne, Australia

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January 2014

Good! RT @jameswpaterson: Important and very welcome decision by cabinet to reject bailing out SPC: theaustralian.com.au/national-affai…

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@dikenson Makes good sense to aim for practical progress. Hope that’s what turns out to be…

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@dikenson True. We (Aus) will be in , if it happens, but we rely too much on RTAs to drive trade pol. agendas: they’re overrated.

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@dikenson “If TPP fails… economic & diplomatic consequences will be far reaching”. Hardly. RTAs are overrated::onforb.es/1bNl7xz

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The Matrix, Puccini, Kia(!)? Fishburne’s embarrassing mime may be the silliest-ever abuse of ‘Nessun Dorma’::operachic.typepad.com/opera_chic/201…

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“The wisest course for political agents is often simply to stop trying to solve society’s problems” studiahumana.com/pliki/wydania/…

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Excellent Edsall (NYT) discussion of Picketty on inequality. I agree with Acemogulu (subtext: risk of moral panic):nytimes.com/2014/01/29/opi…

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Obama’s mercantilist trade recipe: says should “protect our workers, protect our environment, and open new markets [for US exports]”

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21st century agreement? Hah! Equally likely will be shaped by U.S protection from 19th C. (sugar, tobacco, labor, textiles, IP rents..)

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Worried that @DrMichaelMosley (& editors) a bit loose with bio-sums: a BILLION mitochondria in a grain of sand (p74)?? One MILLION possibly.

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Uh huh? We’ve been here before… R@WorldTradeLawaw: Hopes lift for Australia-Japan free trade agreement talkbit.ly/1inWtqmRt

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Hah! Should have read on! @insteconomics (Stephen Kirchner) answered that last question pretty well in today’s Aus::theaustralian.com.au/opinion/forget…

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A structural problem, sure, but is neg’ve gearing bad from a market perspective? Doesn’t it push out supply curve? :theaustralian.com.au/business/prope…

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Do we really need to entangle a simple, powerful idea (open markets) in these ever more prescriptive architectures?::voxeu.org/article/multil…

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Why doesn’t NYT understand that if the US price for is promises on labor, environment, that’s what it will get? nytimes.com/2014/01/19/opi…

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MRevUniversity Brief video on Nobel Prize-winner Elinor Ostrom’s contributions to development : bit.ly/Hu4E4B

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snlester Just based on Obama’s tone, I feel like the spying programs are being expanded.

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AaronsonSusan Hope President will do more re. the trade and trust implications of NSA activities.

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viticci NSA 1.0.1 will have bug fixes and performance improvements.

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“The Damage He Did” — my view, too, of the Sharon legacy:prospect.org/article/damage…d

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Great brief on moral hazard, risks of monetary policy in US, Eur. Govts often inflate out of debt but this is madness:is.gd/Kv8QKF

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Dusty, smudgy, stencilled records: decaying treasures! In Paris to wrap-up research for a history of @iccwbo_org::yfrog.com/nuxibkspj

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Neither G20 plans for WTO post-Bali nor prospective FTAs offer returns as big, sure or soon as opening our own market:theaustralian.com.au/national-affai…

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Swarthy emperor throws stones at naked pot RT @USTradeRep: US challenges China’s non-compliance in steel dispute.go.usa.gov/Z7Vd

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Is this report showing NSA snooping does not catch terrorists (a) unsurprising (b) pretty damning (c) both of those?:newamerica.net/publications/p…

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@felixsalmon Robust, fast, compliant, innovative… doesn’t suck@mailmateapppp

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Carl Kaysen (Kennedy W.H., MIT) “The Computer that Printed Out W*O*L*F” (1972). Trashes Club of Rome alarmist models::is.gd/I95ur4

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Misreads the data (‘soars’?); misses the obvious (IPCC AR5); all about itself (media). Poverty of climate journalism::is.gd/y1CcNL

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The “divide between usage and reflection” the burden of modernity long before the wearables era (vide: Leopold Bloom) is.gd/txSo3E

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Peter Allgeier shrinks trade negotiations to ~tweet-size: pretty well, too. Wish they’d asked him about TPP, TPIP..is.gd/F76P8sxM

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“Fast Track” could make TPP worse for 21st century trade than it already threatens to be::cato.org/publications/f…

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Most important ways to protect firms’ IP? NDAs, stealth, lead time, trademark. Patents, copyright well down the list::is.gd/3wbnvm

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And still(!) the NYTimes blind-eyes one crucial fact in reports on the ice-floe tar-baby story in Antarctic nytimes.com/2014/01/06/wor…

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@scottlincicome Actually, that has its upsides. My students mostly foreigners (god bless them!) @snlester @kw_watson

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@scottlincicome Hope you charge less than @snlester and @kw_watson

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Some great loot here! Thanks Scott! RT @scottlincicome: My International Trade Policy Course: Description & Syllabus goo.gl/fb/LuD4C

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Aust govt monotonously cries wolf about Indonesian ‘terrorism’. But Jakarta police raids reveal a different picture:online.wsj.com/news/articles/…

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RT @pwgallagher: Should have been “predictions for 2014 from I Asimov …”

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Fun, mostly smart predictions for 2104 from I Asimov (1964). But, astonishing for a technologist, he’s a malthusian! is.gd/tXeuiB

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Historic ‘Phillips curve’ for US. Problem for Phillips’ theory was the N.E. movement (blue line), I believe. nytimes.com/interactive/20…

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snlester A prediction for 2014: Some people will say things that other people find offensive.

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Good luck in 2014!

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