Simple Thoughts on Investing

Simple Thoughts on Investing

I'll start from the very beginning with some stuff that I think I know.  Feel free to disagree with anything.  Please be sure to look stuff up before you commit any money.  This blog post is not investment advice. The simplest type of investing is a savings account.  You put money in a bank, and … Continue reading Simple Thoughts on Investing

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Untested Rape Kits

When a rape is committed, a forensic examination (known as a "rape kit") can be performed.  It is performed by a Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) nurse.  The process can last up to four hours [2].  Fibers, saliva, and liquids are collected from within and around the vagina, anus, and other surfaces violated by the … Continue reading Untested Rape Kits

Waste of Computer Performance

Waste of Computer Performance

Computer hardware has improved drastically since the 1990s.  However, the perceived performance to the user has (in many ways) not significantly changed.  It takes just as long to launch an application; it takes much LONGER to get a response from a mouse click [0]; and it takes just as long to start your computer.  Additionally, … Continue reading Waste of Computer Performance

A Thought Experiment on Campaign Financing

A Thought Experiment on Campaign Financing

Suppose there were two candidates running for an elected office of some significant power (e.g. congressman, senator, president).  Candidate B states that he will not accept corporate funds for his campaign and he will not be beholden to corporate interests.  Candidate A makes no such claim and is very willing to accept corporate funds for … Continue reading A Thought Experiment on Campaign Financing