Ideas Calendar: May 5-11

On the agenda this week: Tom Ford in New York, talking to the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank and a debate over banning college football.

  • The Nobel Prize in Economics and the ideas it chases to reward
    Why is the economics Nobel so endlessly fascinating? Probably because it provides a measure of legitimacy to economic ideas. In chemistry or medicine, this isn't necessary – if a chemical reaction or medical treatment works, it doesn't take a gold medal ...
    10/15/2017 - 3:03 am | View Link
  • Study shows costly futile treatments for the dying rob them of dignified end
    UNNECESSARY medical procedures performed on dying patients are costing Australian taxpayers as much as $153 million a year, Queensland research has found. And these “futile” treatments could be unwittingly robbing patients of a dignified, peaceful ...
    10/15/2017 - 3:01 am | View Link
  • Revolution Deferred: What Lessons Can We Learn From October 1917?
    "Stalin, of course, was not yet Stalin." This sentence, appearing less than one hundred pages into China Miéville's October: The Story of the Russian Revolution, sums up the biggest challenge of writing a fresh history of the events of 1917. As Miéville ...
    10/15/2017 - 3:01 am | View Link
  • Can we teach robots ethics?
    We are not used to the idea of machines making ethical decisions, but the day when they will routinely do this - by themselves - is fast approaching. So how, asks the BBC's David Edmonds, will we teach them to do the right thing? The car arrives at your ...
    10/15/2017 - 2:57 am | View Link
  • 13 Halloween Nail Art Ideas That Don't Involve Pumpkins & Candy Corn
    Asking for a striped candy-cane nail in December is kind of like asking for a lollipop after the doctor gives you a shot — something we'd like to think we've outgrown. But with the rise of Instagram, and the correlation between trendy manicures and the ...
    10/15/2017 - 2:56 am | View Link
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  • LEGO Ideas
    Before you can vote for cool new LEGO sets, or submit your own you'll need to sign in with or register for a LEGO ID.
    10/3/2017 - 8:20 am | View Website
  • Revenue Solutions for the Hospitality Industry | IDeaS ...
    IDeaS provides the ideal revenue management solutions for hotel and car park businesses of all sizes, all types and on any budget, anywhere in the world.
    10/3/2017 - 7:37 am | View Website
  • Idea | Definition of Idea by Merriam-Webster
    Define idea: a transcendent entity that is a real pattern of which existing things are imperfect representations — idea in a sentence
    10/2/2017 - 8:10 pm | View Website
  • IDES
    State agency that pays unemployment benefits, collects unemployment taxes, runs the employment service and Illinois Job Bank, and publishes information and analysis ...
    10/2/2017 - 12:10 pm | View Website
  • Ideas | Define Ideas at
    Ideas definition, any conception existing in the mind as a result of mental understanding, awareness, or activity. See more.
    10/2/2017 - 10:16 am | View Website
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