Yesterday’s Thoughts

Archive for November, 2006

November 12, 2006

Network Effects of the Opposite Kind

I have been reading The Economy of Cities by Jane Jacobs. It was published in 1969 which means I have been walking around blindly for the past 37 years not noticing it. I don’t know how that is possible. So many of my interests intersect in this single thin book, the history of agriculture, the […]

November 8, 2006

Rumsfeld’s Rules

In honor of Donald Rumsfeld’s resignation, quotations from Rumsfeld’s Rules It is easier to get into something than to get out of it. If a prospective presidential approach can’t be explained clearly enough to be understood well, it probably hasn’t been thought through well enough. If not well understood by the American people, it probably […]