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Nov 8
2017

November 8, 2017

Flying Cars Have Arrived

Ever since The Jetsons introduced the concept as a viable means of future transportation 1962, America has been obsessed with the idea of the flying car.  Hollywood has reinforced the idea in American science fiction via the “airspeeders” commandeered by rebel pilots in Star Wars (1977), “spinners” used by police officers in Bladerunner (1982), and the “DeLorean time machine” featured in Back to the Future (1985). However, movies have usually been too optimistic about their adoption timelines. Back to the…

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May 10
2016

May 10, 2016

Protecting the Downside

Although I consider myself an optimist, I know better than to assume that failure is avoidable. The fact is that failure is simply inevitable in certain situations, and I am constantly practicing and refining my ability to deal with failure. “One must continuously see and strive for the upside while protecting the downside” – Scott N. Beck— I would like to reflect on protecting the downside through the lenses of real estate, world economics, politics and life lessons. Real Estate…

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Apr 6
2016

April 6, 2016

Links Between the Increased Global Standard of Living, Technology and Education

I always have considered myself a glass half-full type of person, a person who does not accept the status quo or simply think outside the box, but, rather, I tend to create my own box.  Lately, I have begun to ponder what external forces exist in 2016 that have enabled me to be so optimistic about our collective futures. Global Prosperity Let’s start with the average standard of living: it is higher now than it ever has been at any point,…

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