Toward economic security monitoring infrastructure

Joseph Reisinger | DefragCon

Joseph Reisinger of Premise.com challenged DefragCon on the notion of infallible Big Data to understand non-tech data points, like macroeconomic and human development metrics. And thus a meme was born "Dividing by Bieber."

Statehouse update: Ice, Ice Baby edition

Seven bills we’re tracking are in a legislative deep freeze until the state budget is resolved. But that doesn’t mean politicians are lollygagging. Tons of bills are already dead in the…

What the heck is GDP?

NPR’s Planet Money has a brilliant take-down of the “gross domestic product.” A term bandied about by talking heads but little understood on how it actually influences the U.S.…