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The Story of the 2009-10 Season Might Just be Happening in Atlanta

November 19, 2009 by


Last season the Atlanta Hawks finished with the 4th best record in the Eastern Conference.  Such a mark gave this team home-court advantage in the first round.  After barely defeating the Miami Heat, the Hawks then were swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second round. In the off-season the Hawks made very few changes.  […]

Steven Pinker, Malcolm Gladwell, and Me

November 19, 2009 by


A few days ago I was reading Marginal Revolution and I came across the following: Pinker reviews Gladwell. A few months ago I saw Steven Pinker – a Harvard psychologist — in a rather lengthy interview on C-SPAN.  After the interview I ordered Pinker’s latest book: The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into […]