Category: business

Nov 13 2017

Why I’m quitting Uber

I was a very early user of Uber: I discovered it during an Apple Developer Conference week in San Francisco in 2010, when Uber was still in “beta”; some of the famous after-parties were using it to get developers to their often-obscure locations. As soon as it came to New York the next year, I …

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Apr 13 2012

Worrisome charts on the Spanish economy

Even though the debt/GDP ratio is middle of the road for the Eurozone (less even than Germany’s), the unemployment stats and other social indicators are alarming. [warning][/warning] via Chart On The Spanish Economy 

Mar 18 2012

Calculated Risk website

This is a terrific site with dozens of revealing economic and financial charts.

Mar 15 2012

“Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs”

Well, if you missed it: here’s why we never looked at Goldman Sachs… Why I Am Leaving Goldman Sachs – NYTimes.com.

Mar 10 2012

ZeroHedge: a website for the skeptical

ZeroHedge’s website is a trove of articles and analyses for curious and skeptical readers about economic and financial events. our mission: to widen the scope of financial, economic and political information available to the professional investing public. to skeptically examine and, where necessary, attack the flaccid institution that financial journalism has become. to liberate oppressed …

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Jan 23 2006

Math will rock your world

Partnerships between mathematicians and computer scientists are bulling into whole new domains of business and imposing the efficiencies of math.