Zheng He and the Great Treasure Fleet. Painting by Michael Boss.(more…)
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.
Just last Friday, I did a post called I Didn’t Ask For This, which explained why I was 100% out of crypto. Let’s just say that was a good call. I think they are far too tied to equity sentiment, and I think stocks are going to get blown to hell in the foreseeable future. So I remain 100% OUT.(more…)
Night falls on Guangzhou. Photo by Irina Iriser via Pexels.(more…)
Screen capture via Cassava Sciences’ video for their Simulfilam Alzheimer’s disease treatment.(more…)
Our usual Italian deli sandwich, in better times: Bresaola, arugula, sliced Parmesan, olive oil, and fresh-squeezed lemon juice, on Italian bread.(more…)