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August 23, 2005
A few more links for further reading. . .
Professor Bainbridge wonders about what the Merck verdict says about our jury system. (The quotes he gives from the Wall Street Journal report make me feel like breaking something loud and costly.) There's plenty of comment on the same topic here at Asymmetrical Information as well.
Colby Cosh asks if engineers have become mentally crippled by early exposure to PowerPoint, in light of some disturbing reports from inside NASA. (And an engineer replies that the problem probably comes from the work environment, not the schooling. I don't know whether to be relieved or not. I see an awful lot of the stuff myself, so I hope it isn't taking too great a toll.)
And Medpundit looks back on a Nobel Prize-winning chapter in medicine. But it's not one that a lot of people like to be reminded of. . .
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