Monthly Archives: June 2011

The "b" is for bargain!

A small housekeeping note: I successfully defended my dissertation on May 26. It was accepted without revisions. Post-defence dinner at Town was excellent, as always. My wife, who’s been in Australia since February working on her PhD, bought us a … Continue reading

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The Mexican vote against ACTA: A pretty big deal

I don’t know what the Mexican Congress’ formal call for the Mexican Executive not to sign the Anti Counterfeiting Trade Agreement means for the future of ACTA in Mexico (Techdirt story here). However, it does seem to mark a sea … Continue reading

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No free pony for you

There are few things I love more in life than the music of Cracker and Camper van Beethoven. During a stint as the Arts editor at my undergrad student paper, I once drove our editor-in-chief half mad by commandeering the … Continue reading

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