Everything you need to know, how to buy a used car on Craigslist

Everything you need to know, how to buy a used car on Craigslist
I have purchased my last three personal vehicles on Craigslist (CL) and have landed some great deals, saving thousands of dollars in most cases. It’s my personal belief  that CL is the best way to score tremendous deals on auto and truck sales, if your willing to do a little of the leg work and ...

Uber proves we don’t have a free market economy 2

Uber proves we don't have a free market economy
Uber the ride-sharing alternative to traditional taxi services, highlights one of the big myths of modern capitalism, that  one of the central tenants of a functioning capitalistic system is that of a strong  Free market economy. I feel we don’t have a true free market or worse have a corruptible free market, where those with money and ...

interesting Tedx Talk on Basic Income & fix for capitalism

interesting Tedx Talk on Basic Income & fix for capitalism
Recently came across this on my Youtube feed. A pretty interesting Tedx talk on future of work, inequality and how a UBI (Universal Basic Income ), may actually work to solve some of today’s structure inequality issues. The talk by Federico Pistono | Basic income and other ways to fix capitalism , gives us a really strong ...

Why NJ / northeast real estate housing values will crash in coming years. 11

Why NJ / northeast real estate housing values will crash in coming years.
 While this post may seem out-of-touch with today’s real estate market in NJ, it’s  my contention that multiple economic headwinds from 2016 and beyond will lead to structural changes in the economies of the northeast which will in turn cause  pretty severe  price declines and adjustments for NJ (and many northeast regions) real estate property values. / ...

Book thoughts: Our Final Invention – the coming AI-pocalypse 2

Book thoughts: Our Final Invention - the coming AI-pocalypse
I recently just finished reading (listening to…)  Our Final Invention – Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era by James Barrat . I was intrigued by this book when I saw it come across my Flipbook newsfeed. The book deals with a topic of particular interest to me being in the IT realm. The premise is that ...

Ten conspiracy predictions that may well be true… 2

Ten conspiracy predictions that may well be true...
I’m typically not a conspiracy theory person, I’m pretty confident most things have a reasonable and justifiable explanation, but I too  like to indulge my questioning side, and for fun (no I’m not losing it) ask what if?..  Now this posting isn’t unique, and if you think conspiracy theories are always bunk look  here 10 ...

Why are we alone? the Fermi Paradox

Why are we alone? the Fermi Paradox
I came across an interesting read  the other morning  on my Flipboard news stream.. From Gizmodo The Fermi Paradox: Where the Hell Are the Other Earths?  . Basically the Fermi Paradox in a nutshell says, in such a vast universe such as ours with so many potential stars and planets why haven’t we seen evidence of ...