Dan on December 29th, 2011

Some interesting data on Mobile phone market share and areas of growth. http://www.asymco.com/2011/11/06/the-us-smartphone-landscape/ This chart (from the article) shows how much growth is still left:   This has particular relevance to Microsoft.  One would have to think that the huge amount of untapped market share are people that probably shop by price rather than features. […]

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Dan on December 22nd, 2011

A great interview with John Bogle of Vanguard – a pioneer in the Mutual fund industry.  He brings up a much needed transaction tax to try to align Wall Street with capital building rather than speculation. http://www.businessinsider.com/bogle-time-for-speculators-to-pay-fair-tax-share-2011-12  

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Dan on December 6th, 2011

Great article on the rise of AI and how it may impact future employment: http://www.businessinsider.com/economist-luddites-robots-unemployment-2011-11 If we are nearing a tipping point on technology truly replacing major service industries – can we survive another wave of unemployment?  It doesnt seem outside the realm of possibility the Apple’s Siri and IBM’s Watson could really make inroads […]

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