How to Win Financially Post Covid-19

We have finally curbed the growth of the ‘invisible enemy’ for California, which is amazing news! Unfortunately the rest of the US and most of the world tend to follow politics over facts. Thankfully all of us are safe and we have a lot to be grateful for. I continue to be humbled by the adversity of the human soul, especially for all the care workers, medical professionals, and all the folks that put other people before themselves. That humbling quickly changes to rage and anger when I think of the state of our politics, economy, and the spotlight that is placed on the realities of our lives. Unless you are involved directly with finance, you are just a pawn in a rigged game of life, where the house always wins.


“Fool me once, shame on thee; fool me twice, shame on me”

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Facebook F8 2019 – Trends and Predictions

I attended F8 2019 with the hopes that Facebook would show levels of responsibility, transparency, and radical change. The conference started with taking responsibility of the core issues with the platform, but radical change wasn’t done. A newsfeed that is built on vanity metrics and hyper-targeted advertising, is fundamentally at odds with content quality and user experience. The attempt to hide behind improvements of Machine Learning does not fundamentally solve the issues of: fraud, fake news, abuse, etc. Unfortunately, after the 2-day event, my concerns have only grown.

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