Steve Pearlstein’s Editorial on University Cost Cutting

December 1st, 2015

Is he correct? What do you think? I can identify with the characterization of adjunct professors as day laborers.


Historic Pithole City

November 28th, 2015

A few photos taken at the historic Pithole City in the Western PA oil region. It was once a city of 10,000 people with oil derricks practically touching each other. The law of capture prevailed, and much crude was wasted. Now it is a ghost town.


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Advances in Telephone Survey Sampling

November 23rd, 2015

For your reading pleasure.


IBM Paper

November 10th, 2015

Is this worth the bother to download? I do not know. Your thoughts?


Powering the 21st Century

November 9th, 2015

Looks to be an interesting event.




November 7th, 2015

I recently became aware of this book, but I have not read it yet. Does anybody have an opinion, or wish to share a review?


EIA Energy Analysis

October 27th, 2015

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Oil Prices and Middle Eastern Countries’ Cash

October 26th, 2015

This is based on an IMF report, which I have not yet seen. Maybe I’ll read it and update at some point.


Interesting Perspective on Polling From Someone Who Knows Much About It

October 24th, 2015


Interview With Robert Sherretta of The International Investor

October 24th, 2015

Old interview I am moving to the blog during renovations of the site.

http://Robert Sherretta of The International Investor