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Joel Lewis
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Attended University of Florida
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Definitely easy to confuse with Diet coke, I don't think I noticed a taste difference, but an interesting point about branding
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This happened to someone I know and I told her it tasted different because it was in a polar bear can (jokingly, of course) but now I can tell her I was right!
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Newly appointed Prime Minister Mario Monti must reform a country where free-market ideas don’t have a political base. Labor laws are, along with pensions, the third rail of Italian politics—literally deadly. Pietro Ichino, the senator who has spoken out strongly for labor reform, has lived under police protection ever since two professors of industrial relations were assassinated by left-wing terrorists because they advised the government on how ...
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2 people in my circles have posted 3 items in a week... Not a great early indicator of success
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well someone had to invite me lol
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Millions of Americans oppose SOPA and PIPA because these bills would censor the Internet and slow economic growth in the U.S.. Two bills before Congress, known as the Protect IP Act (PIPA) in the Sena...
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We have so much left to learn
Toward the end of an interesting post on financial complexity, Steve Waldman writes, “The analogy I would choose is finance as placebo. Financial systems are sugar pills by which we collectively embolden ourselves to bear economic risk. As with any good placebo, we must never understand that it is just a bit of sugar. We must believe the concoction we are taking to be the product of brilliant science, the details of which we could never understan...
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Good Review for an excellent book
by Daniel Kahneman, a psychologist who won (and probably deserved to win) a Nobel prize in economics, is a book well worth reading; I just finished it. Its subject is how the human mind works and, in particular, why we make the predictable mistakes that we do make. The central insight is that we act as if we had two different mechanisms for making sense of the world around us and deciding what to do. System 1—intuition broadly defined—works autom...
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    Strategy and Product Delivery Analyst, 2009 - present
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