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The Making of Modern Civilization: Savings, Investment, and Economic Calculation

The Making of Modern Civilization: Savings, Investment, and Economic Calculation

Institutionalism1 is used to ridicule the classical economists because they started with “Crusoe economics.” In the beginning a fisherman got the idea that he could catch more fish one day than he needed and...

Homogeneity, Heterogeneity, the Supply Curve, and Consumer Theory

Homogeneity, Heterogeneity, the Supply Curve, and Consumer Theory

ABSTRACT: In this paper we try to wrestle with the triviality objection to the concept of the same good. If we define two resources as serving the same list of ends, then whether these...

Review of The Problem of Production: A New Theory of the Firm

Review of The Problem of Production: A New Theory of the Firm

  The Problem of Production: A New Theory of the FirmPer BylundLondon: Routledge, 2016, 194 pp. Mateusz Machaj (mateusz.machaj@uwr.edu.pl) is research fellow at the Faculty of Social and Economic Studies at Jan Evangelista Purkyne...

Review of The High Cost of Good Intentions: A History of U.S. Federal Entitlement Programs

Review of The High Cost of Good Intentions: A History of U.S. Federal Entitlement Programs

The High Cost of Good Intentions: A History of U.S. Federal Entitlement ProgramsJohn F. CoganStanford: Stanford University Press, 2017, 513 pp. Dr. Mark Thornton (mthornton@mises.org) is Senior Fellow at the Mises Institute and Book...

Review of Theoria Generalis: Das Wesen des Politischen

Review of Theoria Generalis: Das Wesen des Politischen

  Theoria Generalis: Das Wesen des PolitischenUlrich HintzeBad Schussenried: Gerhard Hess Verlag, 2018, 599 pp. Paul Gottfried (gottfrpe@etown.edu) is former Horace Raffensperger Professor of Humanities at Elizabethtown College. Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics 21,...

There’s Nothing Wrong with Buying Local — Except When Government Tells You To

There’s Nothing Wrong with Buying Local — Except When Government Tells You To

There is something unique about walking into a mom and pop shop and being on a first name basis with the local business owner or feeling a sense of pride towards the rising entrepreneur...

Getting Libertarianism Right

Getting Libertarianism Right

Getting Libertarianism Right. By Hans-Hermann Hoppe. Mises Institute, 2018. 126 pages. Introduction by Sean Gabb. The title of Hans Hoppe’s wonderful new book has a double meaning. We need to get libertarianism right —...

Software Engineer Associate – Dallas, Texas – Grand Prairie, Texas

Software Engineer Associate – Dallas, Texas – Grand Prairie, Texas

Description:Are you seeking challenging and innovative work assignments? Do want to work with an internationally recognized staff of PhDs, scientists and engineers? Here’s your chance to jump start your career by joining the Lockheed...

The 5 greenest tech companies in 2019

The 5 greenest tech companies in 2019

Some major tech companies are taking steps to be more environmentally responsible. The ecofriendly measures focus on renewable energy, carbon footprints, zero deforestation, and more. Source

Software Development Engineer – Austin, Texas

Software Development Engineer – Austin, Texas

Horn Solutions has partnered with a fast-growing blockchain technology company to bring on a Software Development Engineer. From day one, you ll be rolling up your sleeves and joining a team of engineers to...

Micropatch now available for Internet Explorer security hole

Micropatch now available for Internet Explorer security hole

A few days ago, a security vulnerability in Internet Explorer came to light. A flaw in the handling of certain files can be exploited by hackers to steal files from users, and — most...

Privacy: Facebook ‘unintentionally’ scraped and uploaded 1.5 million users’ email contacts

Privacy: Facebook ‘unintentionally’ scraped and uploaded 1.5 million users’ email contacts

It seems that barely a week passes without another Facebook scandal emerging, and this week is no different. The company has revealed that it accidentally uploaded the email contacts of up to 1.5 million...

Testing a $2 USB Powered LNA with RTL-SDR

Over on his blog ’19max63′ has posted about his tests with a $2 Aliexpress low noise amplifier (LNA) and his RTL-SDR. The LNA is advertised as for boosting HDTV signals, but 19max63 has found...

Benchtop Lathe Gets An Electronic Leadscrew Makeover

Benchtop Lathe Gets An Electronic Leadscrew Makeover

The king of machine tools is the lathe, and if the king has a heart, it’s probably the leadscrew. That’s the bit that allows threading operations, arguably the most important job a lathe can...

Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer – Quantico, Virginia

Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer – Quantico, Virginia

Overview Technology is constantly changing, and our adversaries are digitally “going dark” at a rate that is exceeding law enforcement’s ability to keep pace. Those charged with protecting the United States are not always...

Multímetro Hikari HM-2080 da Eletrogate

Multímetro Hikari HM-2080 da Eletrogate

Um bom multímetro pode ser explicado por um bom engenheiro. Não é o meu caso, sequer sou técnico em eletrônica, mas com certeza você vai curtir esse multímetro, por mais [ … ] O post...

GLAMOR Sees More Improvements For What Will Eventually Be X.Org Server 1.21

GLAMOR Sees More Improvements For What Will Eventually Be X.Org Server 1.21

We haven’t been seeing as much GLAMOR activity these days but then again the pace of X.Org Server development has certainly slowed up in recent years. GLAMOR as a reminder allows for X.Org Server...