Planet Money podcasts rock! my favorite episodes!

Planet Money podcasts rock! my favorite episodes!
Why Planet Money Rocks! Planet Money (NPR) podcasts are awesome! the podcast on anything related to finance, economy,  money with plenty of social commentary mixed in, are thoroughly entertaining, thought provoking ,downright frustrating  and most of all enlightening. In my daily diet of podcasts, Planet Money are  almost always universally excellent, the wide variety of ...

Why no Prize-linked savings accounts… 2

Why no Prize-linked savings accounts...
How many of you out there have heard of the Powerball ? Megaball? MegaMillions? or any other of the hundreds of lotteries and games? now, how many have heard of prize-linked savings accounts? Not many, there’s a simple reason, that’s because they don’t really exist here in the U.S. (there are a couple experiments see ...

Update: When on Robots do all the work? on 60 Minutes…

Update: When on Robots do all the work? on 60 Minutes...
Lo and behold to my surprise yesterday, when 60 Minutes ran a story on exactly the topic I posted about a few months back, What happens When Robots do all the work? Pretty much this 60 Minutes  story touched on all the points I discussed on my original blog posting. I recommend you watch the video here: ...

What happens when robots do ALL the work?

What happens when robots do ALL the work?
Everyone is complaining about China and how all of our jobs are going overseas, But the real concern may not be China or any other Asian country, it’s likely to be the inevitable march of technology , automation and how modern civilization in  making the world a “better” place is going to bring a lot ...