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What Star Wars Can Teach Us About Economics

One of my favorite economists wrote a post dissecting the economics of Star Wars. A fav economics analyzing a fav movie franchise = win. He makes some interesting points about what people’s actions in Star Wars tell us about value-creation–that sometimes you can create value without creating anything.  Merely identifying …

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Someone “Hacked” Air Traffic Control and Told a Plane to Land, Bringing Whips on Airplanes, and Getting $4 as a Check-in Amenity

This is crazy.  Someone managed to get themselves onto the air traffic control line and told a plane to land.  The plane also responded to the instructions. In addition, they contacted air traffic control and declared an emergency aboard an aircraft. View from the Wing has all the details on this …

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