David Benjamin is a Brooklyn-based journalist and novelist who writes  on technology issues, usually from the Luddite point of view.

Where Did the Money Go?

Ever since I learned about the Law of Diminishing Marginal Returns in Economics 101 at Rockford College, I've been trying to understand the economy — with only occasional success. For instance, I often indulge in Robert J. Samuelson, hoping he'll write something that reminds me of the work of his father, Paul, the 1970 Nobel…