Category Archives: Science

Make Mine a Shingle

Two announcements regarding Tesla have caught my attention since I wrote my earlier blog about Tesla being a 25-bagger about a month ago. Solar Shingles – Now Ready to Order The journey to MEGA (Make Earth Green Again) took another giant step … Continue reading

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Oil – Looking Down the Barrel?

Creative Destruction I remember the opening line of the book “The Third Wave” by Alvin Tofler, the futurist: A new civilization is emerging in our lives and blind men everywhere are trying to suppress it. He wrote the book many … Continue reading

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Tesla – The 25-bagger!

  Tesla looks so overpriced by all the usual metrics. It made a loss in the 4th quarter of 2016. Its revenues in the last year were about 7 billion and it is selling at a market cap of $40 billion. The … Continue reading

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Ready for Prime Time?

Prime numbers never cease to enthrall and fill us with wonder. There is something about them, I don’t know what, but if you catch the bug you will never stop being amazed. (Prime numbers are those that have no factors … Continue reading

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Six Cherished New Year’s Wishes

I’ve been thinking Math this last week. We had the Math Lover’s Forum at our house – a gathering of Math enthusiasts in an intimate setting discussing a problem of deep interest. One of the attendees, Sean Hennessee,  brought along … Continue reading

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Wolfram Alpha – A Wonderful Math Knowledge Engine

I was talking to my smart nephew the other day. He loves math and loves even more to stump me with math riddles and puzzles. Me: Let’s talk about some fun problems with prime numbers*. I’m thinking of two prime numbers … Continue reading

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The Cure for Deficits

Our Federal Deficit is in the headlines again. It’s a bi-i-i-g deal! (That’s why I’m capitalizing the F and the D). There’s talk everywhere of the fiscal cliff and debt ceilings and who should pay and what to cut … … Continue reading

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