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{ Monthly Archives } March 2008

Pricing Freelance Work

Three rules for pricing freelance work: If you are always turned down after setting a price, your prices are too high. If you are never turned down after setting a price, your prices are too low. If your price is too low for the amount of work it will mean, you’ll be worried you will […]

Tierney’s Maxim

Just because an idea appeals to a lot of people doesn’t mean it’s wrong. But that’s a good working theory. (See also….)

iPhone iBand

(See also…)

Heinlein’s World

Lawn Boy?


It Ain’t Insurance

A new piece at Pajamas Media. Update: Turns out Megan McArdle (Megan, honey, call me) posted on more or less the same topic today, yielding today’s Quote of the Day: I’m persistently disturbed by the notion that most of our fellow citizens are intellectual children who need to be forced to do what is good […]


I’m posting this as much as anything to remind myself to buy a membership, but someone else might need one too.

There’s no place like home ….

(From APOD.)

The Appeal of Authority

My take on Jonah Goldberg’s Liberal Fascism, at Pajamas Media. Update: I just said something in a comment elsewhere that I wish I’d have said in the article. See, this is the argument the people on the “left” side are having trouble with: Jonah didn’t say the Progressives were Nazis. He just makes a historical […]

Retro Encabulator


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