Category Archives: Business

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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