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Just for fun: map as ‘higher-order function’ in bash

Originally posted on On The Balcony:
Defined recursively, of course: map () { if [ $# -le 1 ]; then return else local f=$1 local x=$2 shift 2 local xs=$@ $f $x map “$f” $xs fi } I’m not going…

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Senator Sanders’s Proposed Policies and Economic Growth by Christina Romer and David Romer

Originally posted on evaluationoffriedman:
Romer and Romer, Evaluation of Friedman

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An Open Letter from Past CEA Chairs to Senator Sanders and Professor Gerald Friedman

Originally posted on lettertosanders:
Dear Senator Sanders and Professor Gerald Friedman, We are former Chairs of the Council of Economic Advisers for Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton. For many years, we have worked to make the Democratic Party the…

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FOMC: Conspiracists to the left of them, conspiracists to the right

Originally posted on longandvariable:
Paul Krugman worries that the reason why the Fed hiked by a quarter point in December 2015, and won’t immediately reverse course, is that their judgement has been impaired by talking to too many who work…

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Pantheism and homotopy theory, Part 2

Originally posted on Mathematics without Apologies, by Michael Harris:
Every mathematician should probably read Vladimir Voevodsky’s article in the Summer 2014 IAS Letter.  Only time will tell whether it will be remembered as a historic document of the highest importance;…

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Doing my homework: Heidegger, Latour on things

Originally posted on chorasimilarity:
Heidegger The Thing, quotes: All distances in time and space are shrinking. […] Man […] now receives instant information […] of events which he formerly learned about only years later, if at all. Yet the frantic…

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Originally posted on LBO News from Doug Henwood:
Back in 2009, Justin Fox, then of Time magazine, published a book called The Myth of the Rational Market: A History of Risk, Reward, and Delusion on Wall Street. I interviewed him about it on…

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