Is Blogging Dead?

Google “Is blogging dead?” and you’ll get top search results from plenty of blogs, but also major traditional news outlets like The Guardian and Mother Jones. I didn’t search for this on a whim, I was listening to a backlog ofFreakonomics podcasts and in a live show, Stephen Dubner mentions how much he misses blogging. … [Read more…]

Shopping And Economics

After my post about online shopping the other day, this article caught my attention. “Rather than buying the pants, which retail for around €100 ($135), Ms. Gillis signed a 12-month lease with their designer, the small Dutch fashion label Mud Jeans. The terms: a €20 deposit and monthly installments of €5. After a year, Ms. … [Read more…]