The State of Dismay and Disarray – the #sotu – An Honest Preview and Annotated Review

I find myself still in a state of disbelief (still) that the country I grew up in has completely disappeared from the world. Yes, the repugnantcans disparaged Jimmy Carter and kept him from accomplishing most of his goals as President, Read More …

Wage Slavery and Control Systems

A huge focus of my life’s work has been identifying and rebelling against individual control systems – while this may not at first be apparent when looking at the parts of my work – when taken as a whole – Read More …

Predictions for 2019

2019 future predictions

I have a number of predictions that I think will ome true in 2019. They are worth considering in any event. First a fun one – I think that in 2019, celebrity stock and crypto traders will become the new Read More …

Going Going Going Without Moving At All

I feel like the entire year of 2018, both nationally and internationally – economically and politically, can be reflected pretty well by my own working life over the same period. So, it makes sense to touch on that a little Read More …

An Inflection Point for the Direction of the United States of America

I’ve introduced my Vagorithm Index previously, but it’s a good time to take a bit of a deeper dive into what it is looking at. Rather than focusing on a breadbasket of currencies, stocks, bonds, or economic indicators – the Read More …

Sapiens by Yuval Noah Hariri – An Honest Review

I just finished reading Sapiens by Yuval Noah Hariri.  In my life, I’ve read many thousands of books. This is the one I wish everyone would read. Seriously. It had a few issues – but ultimately – at this moment Read More …

Vagorithm Special Election Coverage Prediction

Like everyone in the U.S. – I have become unecessarily stressed out over the election tomorrow – which is really stupid because I voted two weeks ago and the rest of it is out of my hands now. There is Read More …

Shaping the Fourth Industrial Revolution by Klaus Schwab – An Honest Review

As a geek, a sci-fi lover, a futurist, a technology lover, a person with a fascination for humans and what makes us tick, and an investor – I am constantly on the lookout for what the next big thing, the Read More …

Seven Industries That Will Shape the Future

This morning before the closing bell of the stock market, I released the first baseline number for the Vagorithm Index. Today on October 24, 2018 it was 381.33(+1.64) with the number in parenthesis being my societal volatility index number. On Read More …

Marriott Hotel Workers in Hawai’i Strike Protesting Tourism Job Automation

Hawaii may be paradise for people on holiday but for those who live and work here it has long been unaffordable. The money flowing into the islands flows out as fast as it flows in and what stays has never Read More …