Three years ago, before Covid, in late 2019, this site hosted a simplistic timeline presentation which attempted to help ordinary non-academic people understand what had gone so wrong in our universities and institutions. It turned out to be quite popular. But it needed an update. Use the link from the
Variety finally gets it.In academic circles, two of the most quoted scholars when discussing film are Harold Vogel, and Ian MacDonald. The former wrote “Entertainment Industry Economics: A Guide for Financial Analysis”, which establishes many of the accepted statistics of the field, such as there been an estimated
You’d be forgiven for being totally sick of hearing about Bitcoin. From ridiculous valuations of $1000+ per virtual unit, to gross devaluations, to abstract cryptographic concepts, to money-as-speech arguments, to startup lists as long as your arm, it all seems a little too unbelievable. And it is, of course.