February 17, 2018 This is a well-timed piece. I just got my PC back from the repair shop. I have been working from my laptop for the last three months. I'm excited to have my dual monitors back. The P/PC balance... I just finished reading Part One of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. … Continue reading The P/PC Balance
February 12, 2018 Part One of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People talks about how oftentimes people need to experience a paradigm shift if they're really going to change. In an effort to change my financial habits I thought about how I look at my credit card debt. I got my first credit card … Continue reading Paradigm Shift: High Interest For No Value
February 10, 2018 The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey I started with a self-help book. Lord knows I need help. My brother's nickname is "Old Guy." Silly nickname, but it has stuck for over a decade. He bats left-handed. Whenever we played baseball we would deploy "The Old Guy Shift" … Continue reading 7 Habits, Part One, Inside-Out
Based on their knowledge of the mortgage market they see impending doom and do the unthinkable, they bet against the US housing market. And it pays off in a big way.
What was left on Earth were people too poor to jump ship, specials (people whose brains were greatly affected by the nuclear fallout), a very limited number of surviving animals, clouds of radioactive dust, and decaying cities.
It's not always fun. There are growing pains. But an economy hopped up on low interest rates and an unbacked currency will come back to reality whether we're ready for it or not.
To me the most compelling part of the book was when children who never knew of life before the Flu learned about the technology available prior to the great fall. People could look up any information about anything at their leisure, and still when push came to shove it all came tumbling down.