The meaning of prediction
In this post I explore several things related to the meaning of prediction. I explore patterns in relation to trends. It is important to define what people take prediction to mean and what I mean by prediction. I’m so totally uninterested in what Google or some guru out there thinksRead More
What is a grumbler actually worth?
Most people these days grumble about their financial situation – unless you happen to be Bill Gates or Richard Branson – but they aren’t most people. From 2006 to now, I’ve found that when I get down to making suggestions to people who definitely communicate a need to improve earningRead More
The future is in Thorium
Thorium is a fairly common metal that can be used far more safely than Uranium to generate nuclear power. The ability of Thorium to become a ‘cleaner’ and more safely manageable nuclear material was known back in December 1945!! Yes – so why are you now hearing about this? AndRead More
The Futures game: exploiting the gap.
My venture into ‘derivatives’ – that evil thing associated with some ‘criminal’ bloke’- has led me to think a lot more about how we assess the future. By way of introduction, futures contracts – in the simplest form – are meant to agree prices for various things in the futureRead More
More ways to think ‘stupid’.
Continuing on my ‘bandwagon’ of imitating stupidity – only to ensure that I define the concept – today I review a video and make some idiotic statements that will resound with a majority of stupid people. I assure you though that the stupid statements are based on errors of applicationRead More
A kind of logic–among the intentionally stupid
1. Nick Leeson was rogue trader and criminal who brought down Baring’s bank in the 1990s. 2. Nick Leeson was a derivatives trader – aka gambler (to most people). 3. Derivatives trading and gambling are good ways to lose money. 4. It’s all illegal – why else would they haveRead More
Stupid questions and expectations
I’ve been thinking about the nature of our existence in relation to the need for money. If you don’t need money or are the type who would go ‘money isn’t everything’ – kindly leave now. Save yourself the time – really. For those who’d prefer to read on you doRead More
Where and how do I draw the line
Errrh.. what line? Somebody is about to ask. Tough – it’s that mysterious line in the sand. Read on or get stuffed. I’ve been reflecting on a certain theme over the last few weeks. I’ve been thinking about individuals who I have distanced myself from. By that I mean A]Read More