Monthly Archives: November 2007

Dollar depreciation, inflation, and welfare

A question from Yahoo! Answers: Should we start calling the United States dollar the United States Peso if it keeps going down in value? Does anyone think gas is going up or is it that your dollar is just worth … Continue reading

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The effects of depreciating dollar

A question from Yahoo! Answers: What do you think are the effects of the depreciation of USD? it would really help me if you have statistics to prove your statement…! like..do you think it is helping to reduce the US … Continue reading

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Running PHP on IIS 7

From comp.lang.php: I’m trying to set up my first Vista/IIS7 box with PHP5 — in IIS7 I mapped the current php5isapi.dll. I’ve noticed that if I simply open a PHP page (it works), when the IIS application pool later recycles … Continue reading

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Simple string validation with PHP

A question from Yahoo! Answers: I have googled, forummed, read the manual and I am still unable to accomplish or properly understand form validation. I use dreamweaver, php4 and mysql. My site depends on user input, mostly text. I want … Continue reading

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Choosing a Wi-Fi card

A question from Yahoo! Answers: What wifi LAN card is compatible with my ASUS A9Rp notebook pc? I have an ASUS A9rp-5A096 notebook pc and much to my surprise, it doesn’t have a built-in wifi! What wifi LAN card should … Continue reading

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Pastoral setting in Renaissance literature

A question from Yahoo! Answers: What is the appeal of the pastoral setting in renaissance literature…? What other setting could be more appealing to a Renaissance person? There were only two settings to choose from, pastoral and urban. Renaissance cities … Continue reading

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Is terrorism an economic problem?

A question from Yahoo! Answers: Why we cannot wipe out terrorsim from the world through globalization and economic cooperation? Rich countries should help poor ones through economic cooperation & educational upliftment of children especially women which will eventually wipe out … Continue reading

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Is China’s currency really undervalued?

A question from Yahoo! Answers: China’s currency is artificially cheap because they control the exchange rate. Why can’t the U.S. do the same What is good for the goose is good for the gander. Could the U.S. make the yuan … Continue reading

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Does geography matter in international trade?

A question from Yahoo! Answers: Does geography matter in international trade? You can make a case for either yes or no answer. On the one hand, a disproportionately large amount of international trade happens within one region, Europe, so geography … Continue reading

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Technological unemployment?

A question from Yahoo! Answers: What is technological unemployment? Is this a problem in today’s society? Explain.? Technological unemployment is what supposedly happens when technology makes workers redundant. For example, the advent of electricity put out of work a lot … Continue reading

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