Vacation, All I Ever Wanted

I am going to New Hampshire for a long weekend with my husband’s family, and as others have done this week, I’m posting the books I’m taking with me: The Lunar Men: Five Friends Whose Curiosity Changed the World, about the intellectual comraderie of Erasmus Darwin, Josiah Wedgwood, James Watt, Matthew Boulton, and Joseph Priestley … More Vacation, All I Ever WantedMore Vacation, All I Ever Wanted

For a great scientific background to why hydrogen fuel cells are still far from commercial viability, read this outstanding Tech Central Station article from Monday. Smil’s argument is thorough and precise. It also complements the economic arguments I made in this spring’s Let the Hydrogen Economy Evolve 5-part series at Reason. Interestingly, on the same … More More

For a great scientific background to why hydrogen fuel cells are still far from commercial viability, read this outstanding Tech Central Station article from Monday. Smil’s argument is thorough and precise. It also complements the economic arguments I made in this spring’s Let the Hydrogen Economy Evolve 5-part series at Reason. Interestingly, on the same … More More

For a great scientific background to why hydrogen fuel cells are still far from commercial viability, read this outstanding Tech Central Station article from Monday. Smil’s argument is thorough and precise. It also complements the economic arguments I made in this spring’s Let the Hydrogen Economy Evolve 5-part series at Reason. Interestingly, on the same … More More

For a great scientific background to why hydrogen fuel cells are still far from commercial viability, read this outstanding Tech Central Station article from Monday. Smil’s argument is thorough and precise. It also complements the economic arguments I made in this spring’s Let the Hydrogen Economy Evolve 5-part series at Reason. Interestingly, on the same … More More

Martin Amis On Jane Austen

As you’ve probably figured out by now, I am a huge Jane Austen fan, particularly Pride and Prejudice. In part my love of Austen is her incisive observations on human nature and human interactions with social constraints, in part it’s the wit and irony with which she paints her pictures. And of course, since 1996 … More Martin Amis On Jane AustenMore Martin Amis On Jane Austen

Sabine Herold

Today my go-to guy is Steve Antler, who is full of good content. I am particularly intrigued by the French small-l-liberal Sabine Herold, whose pro-market stance and actions against French strikers Steve dicusses in this post. I also love the picture of her speaking in Paris, in the Tuileries, with the Arc du Carrousel and … More Sabine HeroldMore Sabine Herold