Presidential Candidates Through the Lens of Wodehouse

Lynne Kiesling I am studiously trying to ignore the presidential season, but Alex Massie’s Wodehouse-ian gloss on Hillary Clinton (and, tangentially, Mike Huckabee at the end) really made me laugh, and has enough of a grain of truth in it to be insightful. In my sourer moments I find myself persuaded that Bertie Wooster’s verdict … More Presidential Candidates Through the Lens of WodehouseMore Presidential Candidates Through the Lens of Wodehouse

Librivox

Lynne Kiesling The attention has taken a turn for the literary here in KPLandia … perhaps it’s the upcoming PBS broadcasts of the ITV productions of all of Jane Austen’s novels. Here’s a great find for those of you who like to multi-task and listen to audio books (during exercise, knitting, driving, etc.): LibriVox. LibriVox … More LibrivoxMore Librivox

Girly Geek Chic

Lynne Kiesling Here’s a fun new find on my radar screen: Inkling Magazine (on the hunch that science rocks), and its associated blog Inky Circus. Great, amusing, witty, girly geek chic. In particular check out the entry on their She’s Such A Geek Photo Contest. See, it’s cool to be a girly geek … … More Girly Geek Chic

PJM Settles Market Monitoring Dispute, Bowring to Lead External Market Monitoring Unit

Michael Giberson As a result of their good-faith negotiations and the commendable efforts of the Commission-provided facilitator and mediation specialists, the parties reached consensus regarding revisions to the Market Monitoring Plan in the PJM Open Access Transmission Tariff (“PJM Tariff”). The parties also reached consensus regarding revisions to terms in the Operating Agreement … on … More PJM Settles Market Monitoring Dispute, Bowring to Lead External Market Monitoring UnitMore PJM Settles Market Monitoring Dispute, Bowring to Lead External Market Monitoring Unit

Justin Wolfers Writing on Prediction Markets and the Presidential Campaign for the Wsj

Michael Giberson A prediction market is a bit like the stock market, except that you are buying shares whose value depends on the success of a political candidate, rather than the profits earned by a corporation. And just as stock prices are a useful barometer of the health of a company, so too the price … More Justin Wolfers Writing on Prediction Markets and the Presidential Campaign for the WsjMore Justin Wolfers Writing on Prediction Markets and the Presidential Campaign for the Wsj