To say that all hell broke loose on Twitter, when the annoucement came in on late morning on October the 9th, is to euphemise. For once, world peace was achieved as a chorus rose in unison wondering why Mr Obama had been given the Nobel Peace prize. Jokes at his expense flew around, without fear […]
With my interest in asymmetries, I would like to blog more about the mechanism design theory but for now, it is great to know its proponents are the Nobel winners in economics.
I eat humble pie for not delving deep enough into today’s Nobel headline. It appears that the other recipient, jointly with Gore, is IPCC which is headed by an Indian, Dr Rajendra Pachauri. Congratulations!
When the California gold rush began, the story goes that it was the guys selling picks and shovels that made the booty. What would be the equivalent of “picks and shovels” in genetics research then? Well, it would be “platforms” that enable research in many different ways, and “methods” of analysing data so it makes […]