Daily Archive: 05 Apr 2017

Apr 05

Bubba Ho-Tep on Psychotronic Review

I watched Bubba Ho-Tep the other night and wrote about it over on Psychotronic Review. I’m sure I’ll write more about it later. This last time I watched it, I was most struck with how it worked as a very serious film about the way that we abandon the elderly. Of course, the film remains …

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Apr 05

The Federal Reserve Keeps People Unemployed

The New York Times had an interesting piece that reported on the ways in which Uber uses techniques learned from behaviorial economics to get drivers to work longer hours than they might want. The article concludes by saying that with changes in the economy, many workers may have no choice but to rely on Uber …

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