Just like Chicken Little, people all across twitter today have been running around with the same question: “Is it just me or is Skype not working?”. Yes Virginia, the Skype has fallen. A massive outage today has effectively brought the entire Skype network to its knees. Beyond this however is a series of amazing insights […]

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Everyone it seems feels as if they have a little bit of the psychic in them. The art of predicting the future is something that when someone gets it right everyone is amazed but when most turn out to be false no one is surprised. In fact, there is a little game of statistics that […]

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Call me old fashioned but when it comes to business relationships I believe that a handshake is worth more than a signature on a page. See the issue is this: those people who are worth doing business with will stand by doing the right things for the right reasons in good times and bad. You […]

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The US financial crisis is one of epic proportions. To understand it one needs to understand why and how money changes hands within a fairly complex system of exchanges To start we have the consumer with standard requirements for various types of debt instruments: mortgage, revolving credit, car loans, etc.. The consumer goes to the […]

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At some point the spammers are going to start to realize that all comments on here are moderated and that their comments are just being marked as such and deleted. I have no idea why someone goes to the effort to do this – this really can’t be a productive use of someone’s time can […]

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