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In the News

Matters of the Mind

with Hoover Institutionvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, June 18, 2007

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In the News

Game designers test the limits of artificial intelligence

with Niall Fergusonvia Boston Globe
Sunday, June 17, 2007

Growing up in Gardner in the 1980s, Michael Zarozinski used to stop by the bowling alley after school to play Pac-Man, Q*bert, and Donkey Kong...

Analysis and Commentary

Crackpot Legislation

by Henry I. Millervia New York Times
Sunday, June 17, 2007

Many states nationwide are considering legislation to legalize the medical use of marijuana...

In the News

Wonderful world

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Friday, June 15, 2007

Monday's EconTalk podcast will be with David Weinberger who has many interesting things to say about the way we use the web to organize information, based on his book, Everything is Miscellaneous...

Analysis and Commentary

Drug Regulation: Has the Worst Become the Norm?

by Henry I. Millervia American
Thursday, June 14, 2007

A sad litany of new examples suggests the FDA has lost its ability to reason about risk...

In the News

The price of gasoline and COLA

with Milton Friedmanvia North County Times (CA)
Thursday, June 14, 2007

Each Sunday, the North County Times publishes its "Low Gas Price Leader," a shopping guide, particularly helpful for us retirees...

In the News

Labor of love yields results

with Robert Conquestvia Hill
Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Having just handed Lee Edwards a 24-point memo on how to build a memorial in Washington, a National Parks Service official offered his own addendum: “It’s going to take longer than you think..."

Analysis and Commentary

The G-8 aren't the only ones

by Niall Fergusonvia Los Angeles Times
Monday, June 11, 2007

What good are the Group of Eight's promises without rapidly developing countries like China and Brazil?

In the News

New technology enables big changes in news consumption

with Hoover Institutionvia Honolulu Star-Bulletin
Monday, June 11, 2007

Thanks to the growth of bandwidth capacity, telecommunications companies now have the means to transmit data into applications like Internet radio, TV, telephone and movies, as well as the traditional applications such as e-mail...

Analysis and Commentary

G-8 Precipice

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review Online
Friday, June 8, 2007

The fitting geological metaphor for the so-called G-8 meeting in Germany is not a summit, but a precipice — as the world’s leaders scramble around to grab something before one of them falls into the abyss...


Research Teams

The Task Force on Energy Policy addresses energy policy in the United States and its effects on our domestic and international political priorities, particularly our national security.

The Arctic Security Initiative addresses the strategic and security implications of increased Arctic activity and identifies opportunities for shaping a safe, secure, and prosperous Arctic.