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On the mutation of the labor market – cultural centers

An amusing and simple way by which we can see traces of the mutation of the labor market, as the economy recycles and reuses it’s capital, is evidenced by the German Cultural Centers. Their names (Alter Schlachthof, Kofferfabrik, Muffatwerk, Zinnschmelze, … Continue reading

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On the mutation of the labor market – fitness

In the 1980’s we started seeing more and more neighborhood gyms. They were typically all about body building, owned by someone who was a body builder themselves and they were frequented mostly by young men. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s career was just … Continue reading

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Python vs Stata

Here and there I am asked “what I think about python for science” and I must say I sometimes gave a biased answer by saying that python is for children. I could never get over python’s indentation requirement. I am … Continue reading

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Petition to #Brepeat botched?

A petition to repeat the referendum is currently gaining momentum out there with very interesting geographic distribution. The text of the petition is as follows EU Referendum Rules triggering a 2nd EU Referendum We the undersigned call upon HM Government … Continue reading

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