Author: Jack Wathey

How to Fix the NBA’s Tanking Problem

This is a guest post written by Danny Kleinman, a friend whom I met through our mutual interest in the problems with America’s electoral system. Here he applies his sharp mind and mathematical prowess to a smaller but vexing problem in the world of professional basketball: the perverse incentive to lose games, inadvertently created by the Read More …

2001: A Hate Odyssey

In commemoration of the fifteenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, this post offers a cosmic perspective on religious violence, terrorism, and the future of humanity. Read it at the Huffington Post. Share this:

A Message to the Earth from 1931

Book Review: The Conquest of Space, by David Lasser; originally published 1931, 2002 edition published by Apogee Books: Burlington, Ontario, Canada While searching my public library for Willy Ley’s famous book of the same name, I stumbled upon this one instead and checked it out on a whim. I had never heard of David Lasser, Read More …