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Entries by Dennis Whittle from 01/2009

What Happens When One Man Takes on the System

| Posted 01.02.2009 | Entertainment

Check out the trailer for the coming documentary for The White Man's Burden, a book by Bill Easterly. The movie is coming out in 2010, and I urge you to read the book in 2009.

How Much of Your Brainpower Are You Using?

| Posted 01.05.2009 | World

Below is a clip where I talk about how much brainpower is wasted in top-down hierarchical systems like the World Bank.

The 2/3 : 1/3 Rule

| Posted 01.06.2009 | World

As Bill Easterly has pointed out, we have spent more than $2 trillion in aid over the past fifty years with not enough to show for it.

Bill Easterly 2.0

| Posted 01.29.2009 | World

Bill Easterly has just started a blog called "Aid Watch." And although Bill has bad judgement with respect to sports teams, you should subscribe to hi...