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Kenneth Duda
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More goodness from Yglesias.  ""Higher rates today to cut rates tomorrow" turns out to be a bad solution to a problem that doesn't even exist."  That pretty much sums it up.
Raising interests rates to slow the economy now in order to cut them again later makes no sense.
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Thank you QuickTime player, for this helpful estimate... four million years?  (This was after the save function had been hung for a while.)
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I got my Project Fi invite last week!  I was so excited.  Except, then you have to order the sim card.  Takes a week to get here.  It just got here today!  I was so excited.  Except, then you have to port your google voice number.  That takes two days.  In the meantime, you can't use LTE at all.  In two days, I will be so excited...

On the plus side, they made it easy to get to support-over-chat.
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Okay that took a lot less than two days.  So far so good.  (How do you tell if a call is going over LTE or over wi-fi?)
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Really awesome, surprisingly accurate.
 
Good show, +Financial Times web page developers. ft.com/404

"Moral Hazard: Showing you this page would only encourage you to want more pages."

"Speculative bubble: The page never actually existed and was fundamentally impossible, but everyone bought into it in a frenzy and it's all now ending in tears."
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If it wasn't already obvious, the age of drones is here.
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Oh, what we shall see.
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Very nice summary of the Greek crisis.
The true origins of the default crisis, the role of austerity, and the path forward.
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Great post from Matt Yglesias... "A dangerously misleading idea threatens to derail the American economy" http://www.vox.com/2015/8/27/9215629/september-fed-interest-rates #favorite #feedly 
People think it's time to take the economy off life support, but low interest rates aren't a breathing tube.
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[EDIT: I had this problem:]

When my Project Fi Nexus 6 is connected to Wi-fi only, I can receive calls (to my google voice number) just fine... but I can't place them with the Android dialer (when I try, the Android dialer gives me a little alert saying "I won't place any calls until you connect to the cellular network" in effect).  Happily, I just discovered I can place calls with the Google Hangouts dialer. 

My question is: why can't I place calls with the Android dialer when I'm wi-fi only?  Will a call placed via Hangouts dialer hand off to the cell network if/when I reconnect to it?

[EDIT: and here's the solution...
Uninstall the google voice app (key step), restart the phone, and reconfigure the call assistant feature of the dialer (Dialer > Settings > Calls > Calling accounts > Call assistant) and select "Wi-Fi calls with Google" and then Dailer > Settings > Calls > Calling accounts > Configure and turn on the "Wi-Fi Calling" toggle.]
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+Kenneth Duda I don't think I ever installed google voice, but how did you do the other steps?  I don't see any options like that.  :\
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Software quality has been hugely important to both me personally, and also to Arista as a company.  Here's my first attempt to articulate that publicly.
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Ken, sure will do if they are interested to speak.
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It turns out you can forget how to ride a bike.   (Entertaining video about learning to ride a bike where the steering is rigged / reversed).
Patreon Support Link: http://www.patreon.com/smartereverydaynFree Audio Book ⇒ http://bit.ly/AudibleSED ⇐ (I really do love the Commander\'s book!)nTweet ⇒ http://bit.ly/BackwardsBike ⇐ Post to FB⇒ http://bit.ly/BackwardsBikeFBn↓↓↓↓↓↓↓READ MORE: ↓↓↓↓↓↓↓nnHere\'s the link from the Amsterdam meetup! n(I usually make a localized facebook post before I visit a city to see if anyone wants to high five.)nhttps://www.facebook.com/SmarterEveryDay/posts/...
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Best analysis of the Republican debate I've seen.

http://weeklysift.com/2015/08/10/the-artful-puppet-master/
How Fox turned the first Republican presidential debate into a plus for the GOP. Leading up to Thursday's debate, most liberals I know were somewhere between smug and gleeful. The Republican presid...
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I have not encountered them, but they seem, at least, to be as long-winded as I tend to be once I get going. I will probe further when I have time for some long reading.
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If you were doing computing in the 1980's, you might find this pretty entertaining.
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I love programming, especially systems programming of the Linux/C++/kernel/networking flavor.  I run the software team at Arista Networks.  I am deeply concerned about the state of the US economy and what we should be doing to improve monetary policy.  I'm married to Jennifer Duda and have two kids, Molly and Sophie.

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  • Arista Networks, Inc.
    CTO, SVP Software, 2004 - present
  • There, Inc.
    CTO, 1999 - 2004
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
    Software Engineer, 1995 - 1999
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'The Backwards Brain Bicycle - Smarter Every Day 133' on ViewPure
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The Penske View of Macroeconomic Policy
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You can learn a lot about macroeconomic policy by driving a Penske truck. I did three years ago when I moved from Texas to Tennessee. The tr

Housing Tax Policy, A Series: Part 36 - We are the 100%, Housing Edition
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As I have been working on the piece about limits to urban housing supply, I have coincidentally come across several articles and posts about

Full steam ahead on 3 cylinders
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JOLTS data continues to look strong. Growth in the major categories continues to be strong (the slopes of the weighted moving averages), and

No Eureka moment when it comes to measuring liquidity
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Measuring liquidity is a pain in the ass. The value of a good, say an apple, is easy to calculate; just look at the market price for apples.

Robots, committees, or markets? | EconLog | Library of Economics and Lib...
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Ben Bernanke has a good post on the Taylor Rule. Let's start at the end, where he argues in favor of decision-making by the FOMC, rather tha

The road to a housing recovery
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Since the mortgage credit market has been stagnant since 2007, changes in US household equity levels have been almost purely a product of ho

The bizarre way economists calculate real income | EconLog | Library of ...
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Over the years I've argued that economists are horribly confused about the concept of

The Eurozone Counterfactual
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Imagine the ECB had not raised its interest rate target in 2008 and 2011, but had lowered it. Also imagine the ECB began its open-ended QE p

Housing Tax Policy, A Series: Part 8 - The crisis didn't happen the way ...
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As far as I can tell, just about everyone agrees on the following series of events: 1) House prices driven up by predatory lenders, or publi

TheMoneyIllusion » My new career
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I have spent the past 6 years trying to do two jobs at once, my teaching job at Bentley and lots of blogging/writing/speaking on monetary re

What Do John Cochrane, Paul Krugman, and Scott Sumner Have in Common?
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What do John Cochrane, Paul Krugman, and Scott Sumner have in common? A lot more than you think. It would be easy to conclude otherwise base

Tribal Reality and Extant Reality
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(This is adapted from a rather silly speech I like to give to my finance classes when the slide projector breaks. Warning: includes blatant

Content economics, part 5: news
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The conception of what counts as news is going to get broader. It will include living articles of the kind that Klein is talking about; it w

Best of Interop 2013 Winners Announced - Network Computing
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The Best of Interop award recognizes innovation in eight tech categories, including networking, cloud, security, mobility and more. Winners

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DASH as fast as you can! DODGE the oncoming trains! Help Jake, Tricky & Fresh escape from the grumpy Inspector and his dog. ★ Grind trains w

When does fiscal stimulus work?
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RECOVERIES around the world are looking less certain than they did a few months ago, and this has prompted a new round of calls for addition

Mein Unbehagen mit Quasi-Monetarismus / My Discomfort with Quasi-Monetarism
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English Ein Gastbeitrag von Henry Kaspar Regelmäßigen Lesern dieses Blogs wird der Begriff "Quasi-Monetaristen" ein Begriff sein: eine

Searching for a pot of gold
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Readers suggest some alternative economic indicators  A FEW weeks ago The Economist invited readers who enjoy our Big Mac index to invent o

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