Archive for December, 2017

In a hollow in the
snowy ground

December 27, 2017

This time of year it’s traditional, and I am inclined, to offer a holiday thought. I admit to a bit of apprehension. Of late, what one says or fails to say has the potential to offend. I hope the spirit of what I wish to get across transcends. I live in the Salt Lake Valley, [...]

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Captain Kirk and the
value of not working in
a (figurative) vacuum

December 13, 2017

We’ve come a long way since the 23rd century. Back in those days, Captain Kirk’s “communicator” was nothing but a flip phone. Not only that. He used it to place voice calls, of all things. The ship’s computer answered to “Computer” and spoke in a monotone. Only in one episode did it sport a personality. [...]

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$11k and counting

December 5, 2017

Last week, digital asset broker Coinbase’s vice president and general manager of GDAX Adam White took the podium at the Consensus Invest Conference in New York City to extoll the performance of cryptocurrency. Later that evening, the news was everywhere: Bitcoin had surpassed the $10,000 mark. Of course, that’s old news. As I was preparing [...]

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