Friday, October 05, 2012
1. What might paper money -- I mean, bank
notes -- look like in a free economy with private currency? History provides us with one
holiday-inspired answer, in
the form of a five dollar bank note featuring Santa Claus.
2. I enjoyed the answers almost as much as the whole premise that provoked the question amused me: Scott Berkun asks, "What should you do when a stranger sends high priority email?" I'll be tempted to do some of these things the next time I receive a presumptuous email, priority-flagged or not.
3. Who knew that a table full of metronomes could be so fun to watch?
4. The highly speculative search for extraterrestrial intelligence has taken an interesting new turn: looking for Dyson Spheres.