Leonard and Sumana's personal notebook

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http://blog.build.kiva.org/2009/02/03/introducing-the-kiva-api/: Read-only, but cool

Steve Weber / Politics and Economics: Thinking about Risk: to evaluate in the light of late 2008 financial shocks

Fact Sheet #4 - Lease Renewal in Rent Stabilized Apartments: rules on lease renewal

http://www.housingnyc.com/html/resources/attygenguide.html#2: lease renewal

http://www.housingnyc.com/html/resources/faq/misc.html#parking: whether a building is rent stabilized

Elizabeth Warren and Amelia Warren Tyagi: What's Hurting the Middle Class: Breath of fresh air re: the middle class, bankruptcy, public education, etc.

valhenson: Supporting assertive women: Support assertive women; acknowledge your sexist impulses and then try to overcome them. Includes useful link re: proactively encouraging women's job satisfaction

How much money do you make?: another in the salary transparency rumination series

Underground Value: Notes From Buffett Meeting 2/15/2008: "I know people on the Forbes 400 list whose children would not hide them." Today I accidentally made a guy think about whether anyone would miss him if he died.

Dr. Rivka - God and Mammon, part II.: Rivka : Barack Obama :: purple-hat woman : who?

Endowments Widen a Higher Education Gap - New York Times: Remind me to give anonymously to Berkeley - anonymously so I don't get on a zillion mailing lists

Scott Rosenberg’s Wordyard » Blog Archive » Microsoft plus Yahoo? The sum is less than the parts: Had to wait till California woke up to get decent analysis on MSFT->YHOO. Thanks, Scott.

Crooked Timber » » A million foreclosures: "households are now treating their debts to banks with the same calculating attitude that corporations have long shown to their workers and other creditors, paying them if it is profitable to do so and defaulting otherwise."

Aberdeen Group:Successful PCI Compliance Initiatives: Who? How Much? By When?: In case you've just spent an hour trying to get some numbers on the cost of PCI DSS compliance

So Thats Why Its Called a PYRAMID SCHEME: I understand this much better than I did 2 years ago. Thanks, finance class!

http://ignatz.brinkster.net/cimages/ccontract.jpg: For use whenever my "am I being exploited?" alarm goes off

In Nature's Casino: Michael Lewis: always awesome. Halfway through: "Wall Street is a machine for turning information nobody cares about into information people can get rich from."

Bumped Fliers and No Plan B - New York Times: Decadent biz traveler no-shows let overbooked flights keep budget advance-purchase flyers aboard. And re: trained agents leaving - it's been so long now I'd have no advantage at Salon.

Amtrak - Weekly Specials Fare Finder: If only they came through New York more often

7 Overdrafts Refunded After Reader Writes Bank of America CEO - Consumerist: good idea

CNG: CNG-Ancient Greek, Roman & British Coins: Boy, I bet those Ostrogoths wish they had held on to their coins.

Lomto - League of Mutual Taxi Owners : as long as Fog Creek doesn't move two blocks north or south, I'm eligible for this credit union

ASPN : Python Cookbook : stock prices historical data bulk download from internet: Whoa! When did this happen?

: Look into getting a savings accoutn w/an online bank

Bert's Quarter Shrinking and Can Crushing Gallery: Don't show this to my mother

DropCash: Very nice--make it as easy as possible

Bureau of Engraving and Printing Store: Great albeit expensive packing material


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