Tech/Media Regulation: Save the Date

Consider this a combination “Save the date” card and “watch this space” notice. The topic at hand is incremental Tech and Media regulation in the United States, something that: Will have …

Blunt Talk From Elon Musk

After twice watching Elon Musk’s 2 ½ hour interview with comedian Joe Rogan, I can tell you one thing with dead certainty: he is nothing like any CEO I have …

Tech Stocks Are About To Be Less Risky

Would you buy any fund (active or passive) that had the following stock allocations: Alphabet/Google: 25.3% Facebook: 18.0% Twitter: 2.3% Total weighting in all three: 45.6% The answer would probably …

Opening Day of Volatility Season

Which month do you think is the most volatile of the year for US equity markets? October likely comes to mind, given that three notable market crashes happened during that month …

Big Tech Vs. DC: A Disruption Playbook

The headlines today in Tech will be all about the Senate and House testimonies by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. Both will appear at 930am in front …

Labor Day and the Gig Economy

Labor Day has been a US national holiday since 1894. At the end of the 19th century trade unions were a growing political force in America, so they pushed for – …

Facebook, Myanmar and Genocide

In the West, most of the concerns regarding social media and “Fake News” center on potential election tampering by foreign agents and the echo chamber created by algorithms that feed …