Megan discusses clinical trials: But clinical trials for a single successful drug cost $500 million, and not because the labs have outrageous administrative overhead. Even if the government were in charge of running them, they would still be on the hook for that $500 million, What? I hear you cry.Â There’s no way they can …
Monthly Archive: January 2008
1968, meet 2008 http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/pod_bay_doors.png If you haven’t played Portal, you’re missing out on a major piece of the geek-culture zeitgeist of 2007.
This is a great quote: “Adultery always begins with the adulterer(s) claiming to themselves and to others that the relationship is “harmless” because it hasn’t crossed a certain line. The line where it becomes wrong is the line where you start having to rationalize like that.” Seems about right to me.
Yo, what’s up? It’s been a while since I wrapped atcha. This caught my eye – the chairman of the GMU economics department discusses the questionable benefits of stimulus packages. In general, I think he’s right – if you take money from X and give it to Y, it doesn’t mean that there is more …
Every technology needs a good slap in the face once in a while.Â Â While most of this rant from Zed Shaw is insipid, there are some very good points.Â Â Especially regarding the people and ideas that are worthy of respect, and some commentary on the potential issues with large-scale agile consulting shops. Anyways, one doesn’t …
20% they said it would go up.Â Â Well, my daily commute just went from $9.05 ($2.65 + $2.65 + $3.75) to $13.20 ($4.35 + $4.35 + $4.50) – a 45% increase. Grrrrrrrrrr.
I love it when random happenstance leads me to fascinating stories like this one. Mary Wise, head coach of women’s volleyball at the University of Florida, is arguably the best college coach in the world, ever.
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