Econ / Finance

U.S. states compared to countries’ GDP and Population

This is an interesting graphic from The Economist magazine. It compares U.S. states’ Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and population to their closest match among the countries of the world. [swfobj src=”” width=”595″ height=”630″ align=”none” allowfullscreen=”true” allowscriptaccess=”always”]

Complexity, its burdens and its risks

  I read a good article on the radical re-making of the advertising market today: The article referenced a classic post by Clay Shirky that I’d read before, but was worth revisiting: Clay, in turn, referenced a book by Joseph…

Steph Hits The News Again – Twice In One Day

Steph is in the news again. This time twice in the same day. First, in a story in MSN Money: Second, in a story on FoxNews: The Fox story included a link to our Travel web site,,…