New software for sharpening photos in our future

| October 14, 2011

If you enjoy taking and working with photos, you might appreciate the advancements coming to software to help with optically blurry photos. The demonstration is not particularly easy to see (video below), but the reaction of the crowd was enough to thinking a plug in for Adobe Photoshop might be in our future. Check out […]

Proof: ETFs a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy – Herb Greenberg

| October 14, 2011

Great piece by Herb Greenberg on the negative impact of ETFs. From the “markets-are-broken” department: Whenever we talk about the impact of exchange traded funds (ETFs) on the market, the one missing link is quantitative evidence that ETFs (especially the levered ones) are rapidly becoming the monster they weren’t created to be. Read at Proof: […]

Tweaking the blog site after database continues to stumble

| October 14, 2011

Unfortunately the new WordPress install from a couple weeks ago is not running as smoothly as I had hoped. I’ve been tweaking the caching setup and still finding the database is shutting down regularly. I’m in the process of streamlining some of the canned content and advertising items, although am reluctant to reduce my use […]

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.