On real (demonstrated) preferences and stated preferences

Hello world! Today, no knives and hopefully a short post with little hard concepts. As you may or may not know, France is having (again) a situation with its farmers. They complain that, because of supermarkets and large retailers in general, they don’t make enough money and call for taxes and so on. The general…

MG Knives “Tyrant”

New post, with no economics nor philosophy… But a cutting edge. I want to quickly present a new knife I’ve acquired from China. To the best of my knowledge it is an original effort from the Hong Kong based brand “MG Knives” which also produced clones (a thing with which I’m total OK -see this…

Intellectual property… and Chinese knives

I would have loved to start by saying there is a huge debate, but alas, that’s not even true. The overwhelming majority of the knife community, just like that of watch lovers, is at least publicly violently opposed to clones/homages/replicas/fakes and argue that this is a theft of intellectual property. A thing that irks me…

Hello World!

First blog post. Might be the last… or the starting point of countably many published musings. So I’ll enjoy the ride while it lasts.