Monthly Archives: January 2019

The Profit Motive

From this twitter thread of highlights from the state’s filingĀ (PDF) in Massachusetts v. Purdue Purdue launched OxyContin in 1996. It became one of the deadliest drugs of all time. The FDA scientist who evaluated OxyContin wrote in his original review: … Continue reading

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zolltan’s public predictions for 2019

Everyone’s doing it! These were predictions I made in the first week of 2019, and already some of them look not too great. But, you’ll just have to believe me that I didn’t change them to appear more reasonable. World … Continue reading

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The best books I read in 2018

Here are the best books I read this year. As usual, I didn’t read any books written this year (although the Fiddler is a Good Woman is close). It’s important to have distance / to not be relevant. This was … Continue reading

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