Archive for the 'for:ovchin' Category

Lectures | Steve Keen’s Debtwatch

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

collection of lectures on economics from Steve Keen

Why credit money fails | Steve Keen’s Debtwatch

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

A lecture & slides from Steve Keen, explaining his version and reasons for the current economic crisis.

Lies, Damned Lies, and Medical Science – Magazine – The Atlantic

Saturday, October 16th, 2010

excellent article about trustworthiness of medical research

Laurie Santos: How Monkeys Mirror Human Irrationality | This Scientific Life

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Thinking in relative terms and “risk aversion” bias — TED presentation that shows that monkeys do that the same irrational biases that we humans do. (interesting, watch this if you can spare 20 min) – Your guide to flat panel monitors and TVs …

Sunday, August 1st, 2010

Info, tests, specs and other info — this URL is a must when you are in a process getting a new flat panel TV or monitor

What’s Wrong With the American University System – Culture – The Atlantic

Saturday, July 31st, 2010

Interesting interview with Andrew Hacker and Claudia Dreifus, the authors of “Higher Education”

NeuroLogica Blog » Barriers to the Acceptance of Science

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

Excellent article, shows some aspects why ppl do not accept silence — main cause: due to human nature emotions win over reason

warhistory: Массовые расстрелы заключённых тюрем УССР силами НКВД в 1941 году.

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

post in [RUS] war history community about mass executions of prisoners by NKVD/NKGB in 1941