Category Archives: Random

Which Countries are EU Contributors and Beneficiaries?

Interesting data… https://www.statista.com/chart/18794/net-contributors-to-eu-budget/

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Nothing ventured, nothing gained

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.

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International Diplomacy and Google Translate

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

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I’ve Seen the Future (and it had 8K resolution)

When I was on vacation in Japan this past May, I walked into a Yodobashi Camera store and was stunned by how realistic the picture looked on one of the largest TV sets in the room.  After examining it closely, … Continue reading

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Some Like It Hot

Received this image from a friend in Parker, Arizona… taken around 6 pm. So, 117 Degree Fahrenheit = 47.2 Celsius…  This is hot! Arizona is known for its hot climate and belongs to some of the hottest states in the … Continue reading

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