January 1, 2018

Comparing Bitcoin to the Dollar is Irrelevant

Author’s note:  This article is intended as commentary only, and not to offer financial or investment advice. At the writing of this blog, Bitcoin prices have flirted with $10,000 USD, but market volatility has made daily growth virtually unpredictable.  By the time you read this who knows what it will value at. There’s been explosive talk surrounding bitcoin’s growth and the idea behind cryptocurrencies lately, so it’s worth delving into and exploring.  We’re not here to persuade one way or […]
January 1, 2018

We Need The Lost Art of Effective Persuasion Now More Than Ever

Let’s start by accepting the fact that none of us have it all figured out, and we may be wrong on some issues. Except for this blog, here we’re right about everything, right? (Only joking) We’re in the midst of a communication revolution now that the internet has given everyone a platform to express their ideologies and cluster around them.  But it’s a growing problem that we prefer the comfort of our self-created echo chambers to the rest of the […]
August 1, 2017

Are Tech Giants Becoming Too Big To Fail?

We buy them, download their apps, upload personal information to them, take selfies with, share feelings to and disclose our locations, trading connection and convenience for targeted advertising and more. Ours is a digital era, delivered to us by the Gods of Amazon, Facebook, and Google. But in spite of these benefits bestowed upon us by this new technological era, the dreaded “M” word hangs on the lips of some. Monopoly. It’s borderline sacrilege to argue against the benefits these […]