Larry Lessig on Corruption in Congress

I mentioned in class the other day that Prof. Larry Lessig, whose work on copyright law might be familiar to some of you, has been studying modern corruption. This is a lecture he recently gave.

You can find more on Lessig here.

And of course, this isn’t to be missed, if you haven’t already seen it:

Greg Rutter’s Definitive List of The 99 Things You Should Have Already Experienced On The Internet Unless You’re a Loser or Old or Something

http://www.youshouldhaveseenthis.com/

Krugman on 1950s Kitchens

I mentioned this in class today.

http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/01/30/the-kitchen-test/

Tyler Cowen responded:

http://www.marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2011/01/the-kitchen-test.html

And I have to agree with some of these observations – what is the big deal about an electric carving knife?