By Hamza Junaid Published: March 18, 2019 0 SHARES Share Tweet Email There was no intent, no fight and no ability to counter Gladiators’ bowling attack. PHOTO: TWITTER/ THE PSL T20 The rest of us had to wait till March 17th to know who will ultimately be crowned the champions of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2019, but in the Quetta camp, it seems victory was … [Read more...] about The PSL4 final was just a formality – the trophy already had Gladiators engraved on it
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Tweet As an academic, I’m acutely aware of my numbers. They are the measure of my worth. As of December 2018, I have published 34 peer-reviewed journal articles (not bad for my career stage?), 12 book chapters (okay, but there are more on the way!), 1 edited collection (should I have more?), and 1 monograph (technically not due for publication until next year but it … [Read more...] about Measuring What Matters: On the Tyranny of Academic Metrics
By Peter M. DeLorenzo Detroit. Ah yes, 2018, what a spectacular time to be in the automobile business. With the promise of new beginnings and untold profits dancing in "The New Visionaries'" heads, a Next Frontier marked by a horde of shiny happy zombie cars careening across the landscape, and a blissfully unaware populace with joker-like grins plastered on their faces as … [Read more...] about DIGITAL DISCIPLES, ZOMBIE CARS, AND ENOUGH DELUSION AND HUBRIS TO POWER THE NEW EMERALD AUTO CITY JUST OVER THE HILL. WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WRONG, BESIDES EVERYTHING? THAT’S RIGHT, IT’S TIME FOR THE AUTOEXTREMIST YEAR IN REVIEW!
There’s an old saying that basically asks the question, “With friends like these, who needs enemies? or, as Voltaire (or Marshal Villars, depending on the account) said, “May God defend me from my friends: I can defend myself from my enemies.” The point, of course, is that friends or allies can sometimes be as infuriating as enemies, if not more so. Such … [Read more...] about “Vaccine exceptionalism”: With friends like these, who needs enemies?
It was a week of exaggeration and outright fiction for President Donald Trump as he sought to push through a trade pact with Mexico, hyped numbers on jobs and raged against Google and the Russia investigation. He wrongly describes the deal to replace the three-nation North American Free Trade Agreement as "one of the largest" and made a questionable assertion that he has … [Read more...] about Fact Check: Trump’s Imaginary Wages, Trade Falsehoods