Looking Beyond The Map (The World Isn’t What It Seems, Or Others Say)
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Looking Beyond The Map (The World Isn’t What It Seems, Or Others Say)

The description of the world is not the world itself. The words, numbers and symbols we use to describe concepts and experiences or even places and objects are imprecise abstractions. So how does this relate to styrax, geraniol and heliotrope, or “mixing up sensations that don’t belong together?” And what the hell does this have…

How to Start a Business With No Experience (and No Fear)
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How to Start a Business With No Experience (and No Fear)

How to Start a Business With No Experience (and No Fear) If you lack knowledge and skills in the industry or area you are considering, then it’s fair to ask how to start a business with no experience. Or you might just be feeling a fear of starting a business. Either way, you are not…

Personal Rate of Return Reconsidered
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Personal Rate of Return Reconsidered

Personal Rate of Return Reconsidered The term “personal rate of return” refers to return on investment, and was first used by traditional financial firms. Even for standard investment products and accounts there is confusion about how to calculate it. But the traditional concept of “personal rate of return” is also incomplete, and should apply to…

Riding With Apes on the Wall Street Bets Bus
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Riding With Apes on the Wall Street Bets Bus

Riding With Apes on the Wall Street Bets Bus I’m not impressed with the Wall Street Bets crowd and all the meme stock nonsense. I’m not bothered by it either. It’s…whatever. And I was just an observer. Until I wasn’t. The Whatever of Wall Street Bets I do not believe that there is some special,…