Category Archives: Money, business, investments, statistics, trends
Interesting data… https://www.statista.com/chart/18794/net-contributors-to-eu-budget/
Excellent documentary film about the original venture capitalists and the companies they helped to start and grow–like Apple, Intel, Genentech, Cisco, Tandem and Atari. Highly recommend it. It is available on Netflix.
Recently, I purchased (online) a coin (number 3920) from The White House Gift Shop that commemorated the meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin that took place in Helsinki, Finland. Let’s say I did it for sentimental reasons. After checking … Continue reading
The picture below is an interesting summary of the general trend in computing over the last 100 years or so (MIPS = Million Instructions Per Second). There is, however, some gap in logic here, and it frequently occurs when projections … Continue reading
The chart below offers an excellent summary of the changes in energy supply by tracking investments in different sectors: Notice that oil, gas, and coal investments are now declining, while the renewable energy investments are increasing. This decline in oil … Continue reading
According to Wikipedia: Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) is measured by finding the values (in USD) of a basket of consumer goods that are present in each country (such as orange juice, pencils, etc.). If that basket costs $100 in the US and $200 … Continue reading