Slope of Hope Blog Posts
Slope initially began as a blog, so this is where most of the website’s content resides. Here we have tens of thousands of posts dating back over a decade. These are listed in reverse chronological order. Click on any category icon below to see posts tagged with that particular subject, or click on a word in the category cloud on the right side of the screen for more specific choices.
Perhaps you’ve heard of a company called Stitchfix. Their business model is, ostensibly, to use artificial intelligence to dress you. Anyone who has seen me in real life would properly suppose that neither artificial intelligence nor actual intelligence goes into my wardrobe selection, and I’ve certainly never bothered with the good people at SFIX. I will say, however, that in the four years since they’ve been a public company, they’ve definitely thrown off a “woke” and SJW vibe, as the graphics on their own home page make abundantly plain(more…)
Update On Our Crypto Crash Names
Over the weekend, as crypto crashed, we mentioned a few names for bargain hunters to consider on Monday (Crypto Crash: Bargain Hunting): the bitcoin miner Marathon Digital Holdings (MARA), the bitcoin hoarder MicroStrategy (MSTR), and the retail crypto trading platform Coinbase Global (COIN). All three bounced on Tuesday:(more…)
First of all, I appreciate everyone’s kind words and encouragement with respect to my writing efforts that I mentioned last night. It actually helped goose me into getting back on track, and it compelled me to read the one and a half chapters I had already written, which actually were pretty good. So……….I’ll try!
I’m glad I don’t make a habit of staying awake all night to watch the futures. Crude oil had an out-of-the-blue plunge and spike whose cause I don’t know, nor do I really care. At this point I’ll assume that the world’s scientists discovered that not only was Omicron quite mild in its symptoms, but it also provides a healthy boost of riboflavin to those infected with the latest style of Covid.(more…)