Sunday, November 9, 2008

computer models that forgot humans are not rational...

One of the best stories I've read on the use of computers, risk analysis and idiocy in the management of insurance (care of The Wall Street Journal)

http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/business/story/0,28124,24594519-643,00.html

Friday, November 7, 2008

When a picture can say so much


With huge thanks to illustrator Patrick Moberg (see his site here):
















Sunday, November 2, 2008

Saturday Night Live does it again

This time it is John McCain (the real one) and Tina Fey (with a spot for Cindy). Touting for contributions on "QVC". Hilarious.


http://www.nbc.com/Saturday_Night_Live/video/clips/mccain-qvc-open/805381/

(The NBC site seems to be having trouble loading/or access is blocked from Australia/or there is some other explanation... If the link doesn't work, my apologies.)