I highly recommend this episode of Econtalk with Matt Ridley talking about how innovation makes inventions useful by making them available, affordable and reliable. The… Read More »Recommendation: Econtalk with Matt Ridley on How Innovation Works
This extract is from is a great Econtalk discussion of How the Other Half Learns. Recommend. Robert Pondiscio: They [Success Academy Charter Schools] require an… Read More »The water we swim in: Robert Pondiscio on culture and school performance
I’ve been reflecting on this theme for the last few days, and I teared up when I came across this. HT: Russ Roberts, here.
This is a fantastic interview that takes Andy Matuschak‘s controversially titled essay as a springboard for a not-really-controversial but fascinating discussion of teaching, learning and… Read More »Podcast recommendation: Econtalk – Andy Matuschak on Why Books Don’t Work
This is a great episode of Econtalk. Bertaud uses labour markets as a lens for thinking about cities. Helpful examples of emergent order and the… Read More »Podcast Recommendation: Econtalk with Alain Bertaud on Cities, Planning, and Order Without Design
This is a great introduction (or reminder) about emergent order in the complex adaptive system that is the economy.