Daylight Saving Might Harm Children and Make People Poorer

This article by Alex Tabarrok is eye-opening: The school day starts at more or less the same clock-hour everywhere in India but children go to bed later in places where the sun sets later. Thus, children in the west get less sleep than children in the east and this shows up in their education levels and later even in their wages! -Alex Tabarrok It’s a compelling argument … Continue reading Daylight Saving Might Harm Children and Make People Poorer

UE Boom 2 Speakers Now at Lowest Price on Amazon

The UE Boom 2 speakers are great speakers – you can connect a bunch of them together. With the 3rd edition coming out in the next few months, it seems that Amazon is trying to sell their remaining inventory of 2nd edition speakers at the lowest prices I’ve seen, down to £69 now available here. The larger, Megaboom, speaker (which is better, because it’s louder!) … Continue reading UE Boom 2 Speakers Now at Lowest Price on Amazon

10 Simple Things to Fix in your CV/Resume

Here are ten simple things you can easily fix next time you apply for a job. They’re from the perspective of a hiring manager who has to filter through a bunch of CVs and resumes. When you save your filename, give it a clear and unique file name. The hiring manager is going to receive many applications. Many applicants will submit documents with the filename … Continue reading 10 Simple Things to Fix in your CV/Resume

An Introduction to Ethics in Poker

Note: I have tried as much as possible to minimise the use of poker jargon throughout.  If needed, an excellent glossary covering poker terms is available online at http://www.conjelco.com/pokglossary.html Once upon a time, “poker players were lumped together with petty thieves, drunks, prostitutes, and other degenerates.”[1]  Further, the “presumed association of gambling with criminality is a common viewpoint.”[2]  Today, many poker players are famous TV … Continue reading An Introduction to Ethics in Poker