Undisputable Evidence Obama’s A Socialism

Posted by on Feb 9, 2012 in Business, Economics | No Comments

Who knew socialism, “overregulation” and “lack of business certainty” were so darn good for corporations and their investors?

Interesting. Not So Sure About This

Posted by on Feb 3, 2012 in Business, Design | No Comments

The new cover of Bloomberg Magazine: Here is how the design process works at the magazine.

No One Uses The Phone Anymore

Posted by on Apr 16, 2011 in Business, Culture, Technology | No Comments

We have so many communications options these days. SMS Email. IM. Therefore, increasingly the phone call is too viewed as an intrusive form of communications for many folks. “I literally never use the phone,” Jonathan Adler, the interior designer, told me. (Alas, by phone, but it had to be.) “Sometimes I call my mother on […]

Ireland Economic Raise And Fall

Posted by on Feb 28, 2011 in Business, News | No Comments

Author Michael Lewis, via Vanity Fair, continues his tour of worldwide economic disasters. He has already written about Greece and Iceland. Heck he wrote an entire book, The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine, on the US subprime mess. Now he is out with a new article on Ireland and the country’s spectacular rise in becoming […]

Inside Wacky World Of Boing Boing

Posted by on Dec 8, 2010 in Business, Media | No Comments

Fast Company has a wonderful, and detailed article on one of my favorite blogs, Boing Boing. Back in 1999, Mark Frauenfelder wrote an article about new web tools that made it easier to do something called “blogging.” His editors at the technology magazine The Industry Standard declined to publish it, concluding that blogging didn’t really […]

Amazing Inspiring Workspaces

Posted by on Sep 21, 2010 in Business, Design | No Comments

Mashable has a neat photo round-up of ten inspiring non-traditional workspaces. Hard to pick a favorite, but just love this above pic from Threadless Tees.

I Thought Everybody Knew Powerpoint Is Evil?

Posted by on Apr 27, 2010 in Business, Government, Miscellaneous | No Comments

I can’t stand PowerPoint(PPT). It just isn’t an effective way to present complex data. Now it seems the military has clued into this basic fact. “PowerPoint makes us stupid,” Gen. James N. Mattis of the Marine Corps, the Joint Forces commander, said this month at a military conference in North Carolina. (He spoke without PowerPoint.) […]

The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine

Posted by on Apr 7, 2010 in Books, Business | No Comments

I’m only about 75 pages into The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine, but it is every bit as good as Moneyball, Liar’s Poker, and almost as good as the The New New Thing. I just really like the way he tells a story.

What Is In Reform For Small Businesses?

Posted by on Mar 23, 2010 in Business, Politics | No Comments

Something pretty darn important that started with Obama’s signing of the bill: SMALL BUSINESS TAX CREDITS—Offers tax credits to small businesses to make employee coverage more affordable. Tax credits of up to 35 percent of premiums will be immediately available. Effective beginning for calendar year 2010. (Beginning in 2014, small business tax credits will cover […]