February 14, 2017

Forex Trading

Over the last 4 weeks I have quietly been doing some learning about how to trade on the forex markets.  I read through a few books, […]
February 9, 2017

A Universal Basic Income That Could Work (without raising taxes)

Part of my fascination about economics is peoples desire to oversimplify a dramatically complex system. The reality is that there are 7 billion individual active entities […]
February 7, 2017

First Sailing Accomplishment of 2017

The first of my sailing goals for the year is accomplished.  Last night I took the test for my Restricted Operators Certificate for VHF Maritime Radio.  […]
February 1, 2017

Writing a Twitter Stock Trading Bot

My project for the month is a stock trading bot that will ingest tweets from accounts I consider to be market influencers and do some parsing […]
January 30, 2017

What to do next?

This Journaling exercise turned out to be too effective at helping me get things done. Since last week, I’m now struggling to find easy tasks to […]
January 23, 2017

Metrics and Analytics

For the last couple of days I’ve been thinking about budgets.  Businesses, particularly large ones, have very advanced budgets and therefore tools in place to monitor […]
January 23, 2017

The Rewards of Journaling

I am now 3 weeks into my daily Bullet Journal which is long enough to have some initial impressions. So far it has lived up to […]
January 15, 2017

Testing Facebook Ads

I’m ramping up a couple of eCommerce websites as part of a strategy to create a home based business that my wife can take charge of […]
January 15, 2017

A Vacation week at Home

This past week I used up some vacation days which went unused last year.  I took the chance to do some tech upgrades. I’m in the […]