Have a look at this financial institution’s commercial, especially the beginning: Did you see that smart investor take a picture of that tech box and immediately get information on the stock of the company that made it? The implication is
“academic mice” is a light-hearted strip about academic life that I draw. New contributions are sporadic at best, but I hope you enjoy what’s here (simultaneously posted to Facebook)!
If you’re a good academic mouse, you never look at your student ratings on ratemyprofessors.com — or at least you don’t let on.
Just a few things about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (I’ll leave the big reviews to others): I like the Star Wars universe, so I’ll happily go there. Yes, I’m a fan. In Rogue One, nothing surprised me. Of
In election years, people sometimes ask me who should get their vote, based on economic policy. I don’t make endorsements, but I do try to help people understand some things about economics and candidates: They can’t implement their policies. In almost
If you’re getting ready to do a workshop using Getting a Grip on Your Money, here are some resources that may help: Leader’s Guide (Word .doc format) Leader’s Guide (.pdf format) Matt and Jan’s checkbook (ready to go, .xls format)
At our house, one of us is a huge fan of fantasy fiction while the the other favors science fiction (anything beyond Earth orbit!). We recently read a new book that we both liked — how? Fantasy deals with swords and
That’s how I think of the classroom I’m teaching in: “a pro-technology no-technology zone.” It is a place where we deliberately put aside social media and personal electronic devices and concentrate on learning economics. (I wouldn’t even bring my own
If you haven’t read Cry the Beloved Country, you should. And after you do, read this post. The book was once part of the required first-year reading program at a university where I was employed. It is a moving novel
It’s great to see Brooklyn Tech High School students benefiting from the game that took over my life, back during the development phase. Together with co-authors Mark Schug and Scott Niederjohn, I developed the economic content for this game, and