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*Thinking Spreadsheet* Free On The Web

After talking about doing so forever, I've finally "web-ified" Thinking Spreadsheet. So if you ever wanted to learn everything I know about spreadsheets but were too cheap to actually buy the book, here's your opportunity. Share it with your friends and hope that Github doesn't decide I ...

2013-09-16 07:12 AM

Why Have You Not Signed Up For BIL Already?

I'm sure you've heard of TED, which is a really expensive, really exclusive annual conference at which famous and/or accomplished people give lectures to wealthy and/or lucky people. Surprisingly, despite my fame, accomplishments, wealth, and luck, I have never been invited to attend or lecture. (Actually ...

2012-02-20 07:04 AM

What Part of Your Oath Do You Not Understand?

I'm mad as hell, and I'm not going to something something anymore!

It all started with Wil Wheaton^1^, who used to be the bartender (I believe) on "Star Trek", but who is now some sort of Twitter celebrity. I myself have zero tolerance for Twitter celebrities, but ...

2011-12-20 05:09 PM

How Megan McArdle Is Ruining the Future of Entertainment

Megan McArdle has just returned from a time-machine visit to the year 2000, and she's worried about a new scourge called Napster:

People have been pirating intellectual property for centuries, but it used to be a time-consuming way to generate markedly inferior copies. These days, high-quality copies are effortless ...

2010-05-30 08:25 AM

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