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Ralph Baer and the Art of Innovation

In the video below, Ralph Baer, the “father of video games,” explains why he still invents at 90 years old. “What do you expect me to do?” he asks. He likens invention to the work of a painter. Continue Reading...

PowerLinks – 03.08.13

Capitalism vs. the Free Market Ivan Pongracic, The University Bookman For Sirico, to create a prosperous society people must be free, and to create a free society people must be virtuous. Continue Reading...

Welfare Spending Equals $47,000 and a Ford Fiesta Per Family

When it comes to proving support for those in poverty, a significant number of economists, politicians, and pundits support direct transfer of money—just giving the poor cash. There are many moral and practical reasons I think that option is a suboptimal means of aiding the poorest of our neighbors. Continue Reading...