Dan on January 24th, 2014

The thing I found most interesting out this Consumer Reports report on carcinogens in Pepsi was Pepsi’s defense: http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/news/2014/01/caramel-color-the-health-risk-that-may-be-in-your-soda/index.htm Consumer reports found the levels of caramel coloring  in a can of Pepsi should require a cancer warning. Pepsi’s defense?  It [Pepsi] cited government consumption data that shows that the average amount of diet soda consumed […]

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Dan on January 21st, 2014

Richard Sherman is my new favorite Seahawk.  Not only an incredible athelete – but a shrewd businessman.  While I do believe that part of his infamous post game interview with Erin Andrews was an emotional outburst – I also  believe at least part of it was part of the master plan.   Richard Sherman is […]

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Dan on January 14th, 2014

I am surprised at how long it has taken to make real advancements in virtual reality gaming.  It seems the technology has been around for years, yet no product has really gained a foothold.  Microsoft Kinect, the fastest growing consumer device, has largely been a bust for adventure or first person gaming. Finally some hope […]

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Dan on January 11th, 2014

If you believe the business of the NFL is ratings, then there are definitely some Super Bowl matchups that the NFL would prefer and prefer not to have.  Check out these maps of Facebook likes for each playoff game: http://www.businessinsider.com/nfl-division-playoff-round-fan-maps-2014-1 Based on this data, can we assume: Super Bowl Ratings Disasters: 1.  San Diego vs […]

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Dan on January 3rd, 2014

Several months ago I wrote a post regarding the Japanese economic experiment with Quantitative Easing.  Since then, a couple other interesting developments have occurred in Japan that have me thinking. 1.  Quantitative Easing continues:  While I am skeptical that Abenomics will work, so far it appears to be pleasing the masses: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/16/us-japan-economy-tankan-idUSBRE9BF02N20131216 For 2013, the […]

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