Slope of Hope Blog Posts

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Let There Be Light (by Vittorio)

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I’d like to share a recent specific lighting development that found intuitive inspiration seventeen years ago with a lab discovery at Vanderbilt University in 2005.

At the very moment of this lab happenstance I sought to create lighting fixtures for the motion picture business knowing any modest success relative to this small entertainment industry would spill into the greater global lighting market and I would be the king of the mountain.  And though my instincts were good and correct I’m still happy just to know how fricking smart or dumb I am.

Sure, had I played a better hand I’d be bored in the Bahamas listening to steel drums sipping drinks with umbrellas in them.  I would have long ago offered to buy The SOH at any cost-  Yes I like it that much to want to own it.  LOL.

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Fleeced

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It’s happening. Just look under the surface. Look past AAPL and NVDA. Look at the market as a whole, particularly the meme favorites from the 19-year old “traders” that loiter on /WSB. These stocks, in a rational market, would all be valued at $0.00. But even in this laughably fake market, they are suffering, and gravity’s pull will continue to yank them down toward their honest value.

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