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Pasting an outline into wordpress

19 Apr
Figuring the future
	I ran across two more axes this morning, <a href="http://www.arnoldkling.com/blog/the-economic-outlook/">here</a> in <a href="http://www.arnoldkling.com/blog/">Arnold Kling's blog</a>. It's a 2x2, with the second on the vertical axis: 
		Essential ↔︎ Inessential
		Robust ↔︎  Fragile
	Intrigued by this, I added four letters:
		Essential/Robust: A
		Inessential/Robust: B
		Essential/Fragile: C 
		Inessential/Fragile: D
	Then I made a list of categories and subcategories (below), with letters assigned to each.  All are hard to say, because I'm looking at what happens <i>after</i> The Great Pause we're in now. (Before is a lot easier.) Note: this is a heuristic, meant to stimulate thought rather than to pose an argument. Also, since the letters represent termini of axes, many of the placements should be somewhere between the extremes. Anyway, here goes...
		airlines - C
		automotive - C
		hospitals - C
		freight forwarding (shipping, trucking, transport - A
		public transit - A
		manufacturing - A
		extractive
			oil and gas - A
			mining and quarrying - A
		engineering
			heavy - A
			light - A
		government - A
		utilities - A
		retail - C
		alcohol - B
		tobacco - B
		firearms - B
		banks and finance - A
		cooperatives - A
		insurance - A
		accounting - A
		restaurants 
			chains - B
			small businesses - D
		real estate
			residential - C
			commercial - C
			industrial - A
		construction
			residential - C
			commercial - C
		medical - A
		legal - A
		media
			print
				books - B
				periodicals - C
			radio (including podcasting)
				free - D
				subscription - B
			video (televsion and everything like it)
				free - D
				subscription- B
		marketing and advertising - D
		entertainment
			theaters/performance venues - D
			performing artists - D
			sports - B
			arts - D
		technology companies
			large
				social media platforms - A
				search - A
				gear providers - A
				gaming - B
				b2b service providers - A 
				(whatever) as a service (including utilities such as AWS) - A
			small
				venture-dependent - D
				self-sustaining - A
		nonprofits - B
		agriculture
			small and family farms and ranches - C
			industrial farms and ranches, logging - A
		churches - B
		travel
			tourist or vacation destinations - D
			hotels - D
			conferences - D
		education & training
			offline (with a campus)
				public
					K-12 schools - A
					colleges and universities - C
				private
					K-12 schools - D
					colleges and universities - D
			online
				public
					K-12 schools - C
					colleges and universities - A
				private
					K-12 schools - B
					colleges and universities - B   
			home/self schooling, all levels - B
		Other: administrative support, agents and agencies, scientific and technical services, outsourced management, professional & specialized services, wholesale everything, rental of many kinds. 
	Thoughts?

This is a test post

10 Jan

I am trying to write a test post in my WordPress blog. Let’s see what I have to do to publish it.

I am editing a blog post

23 Nov

This is a blog post on my Concord test blog.

Uber Is Pushing Drivers Into Subprime Loans.

19 Nov

http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2014/11/06/3589715/uber-lending-investigation/

NYU Local: It’s Time To Talk About TIME. (For suggesting the ban of the word “feminist.”)

19 Nov

http://nyulocal.com/city/2014/11/19/time-talk-time/

Bono undergoes five hours of surgery after bike fall in New York. #centralpark

19 Nov

http://www.theguardian.com/music/2014/nov/19/bono-surgery-bike-fall-new-york-u2

BitTorrent: What To Expect Next From Sync.

19 Nov

http://blog.bittorrent.com/2014/11/19/what-to-expect-next-from-sync/

What Uber Drivers Really Make (According To Their Pay Stubs).

19 Nov

http://www.buzzfeed.com/johanabhuiyan/what-uber-drivers-really-make-according-to-their-pay-stubs

And @xeni, I don’t own any Uber stock, I don’t even like the company, or Kutcher.

19 Nov

There’s a lot of footsie in the tech press, so we should be watching them, carefully, and saying what we see.

19 Nov

http://boingboing.net/2014/11/19/uber-investor-ashton-kutcher.html