Happy Daylight Saving Time Day

Not! (Hey, if we can’t get our corrupt and lazy lawmakers to end daylight saving time, then at the very least let’s change the name of Daylight Saving Time Day to “Path Dependence Day.” In the meantime, can you think of any other examples of path dependence?)

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Photo credit: Hannah Jane DeCiutiis

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2 Responses to Happy Daylight Saving Time Day

  1. Craig C says:

    Thanks for leading me down this path. I would say that “downtowns” and perhaps even “cities” are path-dependent, having persisted beyond their transient usefulness. Infrastructure not only makes a system operable, it assures (by its depreciation) its limited lifetime.

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