Category Archives: Business

Odds, Bills and Sushi

Two friends go get a sushi dinner.  The menu is extensive with lots of items.  The two friends both order all different items.  The bills come back and are exactly the same.  What are the odds? Hanabi in Austin, Texas.

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Hope Conference NYC 2016

I attended the H.O.P.E (Hackers On Planet Earth) conference this past July in New York.  Interesting speakers with talks on a wide range of subjects including : Smart Cities and Blockchains: New Techno-Utopian Dreams or Nightmares?, Chinese Mechanical Locks – … Continue reading

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Some EU Brexit Thoughts

Well the Brits now seem to be on their way out of the European Union.  A lot of things still need be worked out and its probably going to be a confusing mess for those involved in the logistics of … Continue reading

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Montreal Mafia

Back in March I took a short trip to Montreal and met a few people from New York.  I mentioned to some of these guys that I read awhile back about some mafia killings in Montreal.  In New York its … Continue reading

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Finance, Drugs, Money, New York and AIDS.

Finance, Drugs, Money, New York and AIDS. Also young man from a blue collar family background determined to make it big with his American Dream.  Only one movie: I thought Wall st. was a pretty good film.  Oliver Stone grew … Continue reading

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High School Guess Speakers

#BeSomebody Speaker Draws Controversy at Austin High School ….Happy this is being ridiculed. The guy leaves his good job implying money and a better lifestyle are evil to then raise a million dollars from venture capital to start a movement … Continue reading

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Ghanaian LinkedIn Scams

This seems very much similar to the well known Nigerian Email Scams but with LinkedIn.  Still amazed when I read stories about those Email scams working on not the brightest people in the world.  I was in Mali (west Africa) … Continue reading

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My CraigsList Job Post

I posted this job ad on CraigsList.com Sunday: Hey There, I am looking for people with Business experience to have lunch with and explain/answer questions about their past experiences with that business. I am most interested in Business Owners/Managers current … Continue reading

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Links 1.27.2014

What I’m Reading: How well does a minimum wage boost target the poor?  -Only 11.3% of workers who will gain from an increase in the federal minimum wage to $9.50 per hour live in poor households…Of those who will gain, … Continue reading

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The Latest From Josh Barro

Interesting people you discover when browsing the internet.  Josh Barro is the Politics Editor for Business Insider.  These are his last three articles: “Some Of These ‘Communist’ Economic Ideas Are Actually Pretty Good“, “Here’s Why Edward Snowden Deserves A Long … Continue reading

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Credentials are Everything

You always meet interesting people with interesting stories in Hostels. In my room in Amsterdam I met a very friendly (maybe too friendly, might of been on something…) guy from Hong Kong. He had been studying for 3 years “hospitality” … Continue reading

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