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If You're Not Whitening, You're Yellowing

To quote the great philosopher Crest Whitestrips “If you’re not whitening, you’re yellowing”. In the book Passion Capital by Paul Alofs, he asserts that “complacency is a threat to even the strongest brand”. 152 more words

The Devil is in the Details (2014)

Ball & Socket Manufacturing — Cheshire, Connecticut

The door hardware from the company president’s office – no generic industrial latches for the guy in charge. 34 more words

Photography

Entropy Models for Evaluating Equity Portfolio Risk

This post is finally here. It swelled out considerably (surprise, Timmy at work!) compared to what I had hoped, but it is a highly technical treatment of equity indices, one way of evaluating uncertainty in them and a framework for possible advancements over several areas in capital markets. 1,157 more words

Volatility

Seven Poems from Illinois State Festival Writer Magazine

We Sit Together Friday Evening

…and Elizabeth says she knows this to be true:
Each step defines patterns on the earth below my feet
in a lonely dance of circular footprints that spiral, reverse, 1,357 more words

Poems

Lucretius, De Rerum Natura 1. 1164-1174: Entropy Strikes! (slowly)

Some more Lucretius to lighten a Tuesday’s burden:

“Now as he shakes his head slowly the ancient plowman
whispers that his great labors have amounted to nothing… 164 more words

Latin

It's Curtains for You (2014)

Ball & Socket Manufacturing — Cheshire, Connecticut

Amid all the decay, these curtains in the president’s office were still surprisingly intact,  albeit covered in spider webs. 36 more words

Photography

Economic Entropy

DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF FERDINAND LIPS WHO ARDENTLY ADVOCATED THE PRESERVATION OF KNOWLEDGE HOW TO RUN A GOLD STANDARD SO THAT IT CAN BE PASSED ON TO FUTURE GENERATIONS… 2,407 more words

New Austrian Economics