Monthly Archives: March 2011

Deaths per TWh (terawatt-hour) by Energy Type

The chart says it all, with nuclear winning by two orders of magnitude (via ManyEyes).   

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#anon member outs himself through Facebook App ID

Oops.  Looks like the #anon member in charge of developing the BoA leak site may have outed himself through the Facebook App ID.   Pull up the source from and you’ll find this: <script>   window.fbAsyncInit = function() {     FB.init({appId:

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A quick look at #march11 / #saudi tweets

Well, so much for that #march11 #Saudi day of rage.  Whether it was really the "tempest in a teacup" that  Prince Al-Waleed suggested on CNBC (video below, transcript here) or not, the oil complex and Saudi markets seem to have shrugged

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Marginal Revolution on ideological economist blindspots

Having spent more time than I’d like to recall in rooms with economists, political scientists, and law professors of various stripes and names, this Marginal Revolution post really formalized many of my feelings about current academic research agendae.  That said,

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Kevin Kelly thinks Computational Legal Studies is Cool

Thanks to Sam Arbesman yesterday for pointing out that Kevin Kelly thinks the blog Dan and I run, Compuational Legal Studies, is a "signpost of the future."   We were probably a few years early with some of our ideas and

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