Monday, May 16, 2005

They're Coming to America... Today!

NY Times has a fascinating series going on the subject of intergenerational class & mobility in America, complete with nifty interactive graphics.

With the new kid around we spend a lot of time talking about this. Many immigrants work hard to put their families on an upwardly mobile trajectory. Will our children end up with the same scrappy work ethic? Evidence suggets otherwise, on average.

Monday, May 02, 2005

Bring cancer cure as proof. Or a Playstation 4.

MIT hosting a time traveler convention in hopes that a future person will notice it and attend.