Archive: May 2013

Trichordist Claims 45% Drop in Working Musicians. BLS Data Tells a more Complicated Story.

Posted on | May 28, 2013 | Comments Off on Trichordist Claims 45% Drop in Working Musicians. BLS Data Tells a more Complicated Story.

Please Note: An earlier version of this post attributed the blog post discussed below to David Lowery. Subsequently, I have learned that Lowery is not the author of this post. I have revised this piece to remove references to David Lowery, and I sincerely apologize to Mr. Lowery for any misunderstanding. A recent post on […]

This post has been moved to the link below

Posted on | May 23, 2013 | Comments Off on This post has been moved to the link below

This post was updated for a variety of reasons that are explained elsewhere, and the permalink needed to be changed as well. You can find the updated version here: http://www.jawjawjaw.com/2013/05/28/trichordist-claims-45-percent-drop-in-working-musicians-bls-data-tells-a-more-complicated-story/

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Posted on | May 23, 2013 | Comments Off on This Post Has Been Moved

This post was updated for a variety of reasons that are explained elsewhere, and the permalink also needed to be changed. You can find the updated version here: http://www.jawjawjaw.com/2013/05/28/trichordist-claims-45-percent-drop-in-working-musicians-bls-data-tells-a-more-complicated-story/

Seven Reasons Why I remain all in for Mayor McGinn

Posted on | May 17, 2013 | Comments Off on Seven Reasons Why I remain all in for Mayor McGinn

Update: Unless something significant changes as the late returns are counted, it looks like Mayor McGinn will be facing off against Ed Murray in the general election this fall. This promises to be as bare-knuckle a political fight as we’ve seen in Seattle in quite some time. For many people, I expect it will be […]

Doing the Things that Other People Won’t

Posted on | May 14, 2013 | Comments Off on Doing the Things that Other People Won’t

In his book Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell examines “success” and the societal factors that go into determining it. He deconstructs concepts like innate intelligence and natural ability. He examines how the year of your birth affects your life prospects, whether math skills are teachable, and how people born in certain months typically end up doing better […]