Crunching the thesis down to 3 minutes or a haiku

The knotty business of knowledge, complexity and language Russell Smith at the Globe & Mail in Canada writes about the many curious aspects of our culture(s) such as “Who would have thought reality TV could spawn so much junk”. His latest, “Complex ideas can’t always be made simple” offers reflections on how well a competition […]

The growing complexity of the US federal tax code

by Ironman Reproduced with permission from Ironman’s blog, Political Calculations, which has interactive options for calculating the number of pages required for the tax code in a given year and the tax code level of complexity for a given year. How many pages does it take to record the US federal tax code? It’s often […]