Learning: Powered by Imagination

Want to learn something or maybe you’d just like to improve your memory ?  Now you can with the website (and recently launched smartphone app) from Memrise.  By utilizing the human brains enhanced capacity to recall images (especially “unique” ones)...

The Stock Market – Explained

Many discussions have been devoted to the question of “what is the stock market” and/ or its variant “how does it work?”  Rather than rehash what others have said, I’ll attempt to reframe the question in a way that I believe is more relevant and then provide something...

Ignorance Is Bliss

This is your last chance. After this, there is no turning back. You take the blue pill – the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill – you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit...

Jim Grant Quote

The cardinal flaw of prosperity is the “elongation” of productive processes.  Thus, the economic purpose of a slump is to shorten…the structure back to the appropriate length, redirecting labor and capital out of the overdeveloped industries and back...