According to Google Analytics, this year the ten most popular posts on the Stage were: 1. Naxalism: A Short Introduction to India’s Scariest Security Threat 2. Notes on the Dynamics of Human Civilization: The Growth Revolution, Part I 3. America’s Greatest Challenge – and Danger 4. Cases in Plutarchy? The U.S. Senate by Graduating Institution 5. Did […]
Google Labs has released a cool new tool: Google Ngram Viewer. CNET News explains how it works: Google’s Ngram Viewer: A time machine for wordplayLancey Whitney. CNET News. 17 December 2010. Courtesy of the folks at Google Labs, Ngram Viewer can work its analysis as a result of Google’s sometimes contentious digitization of vast quantities […]
I normally devote Notes From All Over posts to off-site material worth reading. This post shall be slightly different. As my computer access is is at the moment limited I shall use this post to relate a few short thoughts on the issues of the day that would have otherwise have been published in separate posts, and […]
A rather nasty virus has taken my primary computer out of action. Blogging will be sparse until it is back up and running.
Using data from a recent World Public Opinion survey, Ezra Kleen crafts the following graphic:
Last month Zenpundit brought to my attention an interesting debate between military historian Lt. Col. Robert Bateman and classicist Victor Davis Hanson. The topic up for debate was Carnage and Culture, the magnum opus of Mr. Hanson’s career. For those unfamiliar with the work, the thesis of Carnage and Culture is stated eloquently on its […]
Read this:Ireland’s Debt ServitudeAmbrose Evans-Pritchard. The Telegraph. 30 November 2010. Having done so, please watch this: My comment: It has become increasingly clear that the fate of the Euro project will be decided in the next few months. Even the Union’s strongest defenders (much less its elected and appointed officials!) admit that if the current […]