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Howard Getson
Dallas, TX
Interests: News, Ideas, the Economy, Stock Markets, Hedge Funds, Innovation, Technology, Software, Gadgets, Robots, Algorithms, Investing, Trading, Charts, Technical Analysis, Tradestation, Trading Systems, Quant Models, and Economics
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We often talk about Artificial Intelligence's applications – meaning, what we use it for – but we often forget to talk about a more crucial question: How do we use AI effectively? Many people misuse AI. They think they can... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Capitalogix
Artificial Intelligence has already been used to compose various pieces of music, but they're not replacing real "stars" anytime soon. A New Zealand musician, Nigel Stanford, released a video with an imagined collaboration between himself and a team of crane-armed... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Capitalogix
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This was sent to me this week. What do you think? Here are some of the posts that caught my eye recently. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links: Black Friday Posts New Single-Day Record for Gun Checks at More... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Capitalogix
Here's your weekly public service reminder ... the trouble with trouble is that it often starts out as fun. Here is a peek at what I've been reading lately. These are the links I saved this week. Hope you find... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2017 at Capitalogix
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Here are some of the posts that caught my eye recently. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links: The Seven Powers of Gratitude. (LeadershipFreak) The Top 18 Destinations for 2018. (ThePointsGuy) Lab-Grown "Clean Meat" is Almost Here. Will You Eat... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2017 at Capitalogix
To give you a break from your year-end planning, here's something that requires no brain cells. SNL via YouTube Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2017 at Capitalogix
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The Top 20 Tech companies are pretty easily recognized – tech giants like Apple, Facebook, and Alphabet top the list. via Visual Capitalist There are a lot of commonalities between successful tech companies. Pretty much all of them attempt to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2017 at Capitalogix
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More things for less effort ... Happy holidays! Here is a peek at what I've been reading lately. These are the links I saved this week. Hope you find some interesting and enjoyable tidbits. Let me know if you read... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2017 at Capitalogix
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We've gotten used to the freedom to use the internet. It's considered a commodity. You expect "Net Neutrality," the principle that prohibits internet service providers from speeding up, slowing down or blocking any content, applications or websites you want to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2017 at Capitalogix
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Thanksgiving was this week. Hope you had fun. I was lucky enough to spend time with family and friends watching the Cowboys make the Los Angeles Chargers look good. My mother always used to lead the table in answering "What... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2017 at Capitalogix
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via Dilbert Here are some of the posts that caught my eye recently. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links: Building A.I. that Can Build A.I. (New York Times) North Korea's Nuclear Test Site Is 'A Wasteland with Deformed Babies'.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2017 at Capitalogix
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Which came first ... the chicken or the egg? DR-ROBERT-J via Reddit A good reminder that there's a difference between correlation and causation. Still an interesting chart. What do you think the confounding variables are? Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2017 at Capitalogix
There's a paradigm shift happening in trading. Today's investors have access to data and information that would have been unheard of 10 years ago ... and unfathomable 20 years ago. In the past, investors relied on information and experience from... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2017 at Capitalogix
Classic Texan image ... except you don't normally see dudes on horses at a Whataburger drive-through. Here is a peek at what I've been reading lately. These are the links I saved this week. Hope you find some interesting and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2017 at Capitalogix
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Here are some of the posts that caught my eye recently. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links: Many Strategies Fail Because They're Not Actually Strategies. (HBR) The Purpose of Sleep? to Forget, Scientists Say. (CS) What is Unique Ability?... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2017 at Capitalogix
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The NFL has been in the news a lot recently (mostly for controversy ... kneeling during Anthems, companies blaming poor sales on the decline in NFL TV ratings, concussions, and Jerry Jones trying to fire the Commissioner). Nonetheless, I am... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2017 at Capitalogix
Tomorrow is Veteran's Day. Today, as we should every day, I say 'thank you' in honor of their service and sacrifice. Here is a peek at what I've been reading lately. These are the links I saved this week. Hope... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2017 at Capitalogix
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Here are some of the posts that caught my eye recently. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links: The Most Important Skunk Works Rules for Your Success. (Inc) Scientists Find out How Hope Protects the Brain. (BigThink) Music Produces Pleasure... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2017 at Capitalogix
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There seems to be a rising movement of anti-intellectualism and homegrown "experts" believing they know more than experts who have spent their careers creating informed opinions based on textbooks, peers, and experience. "I saw it on facebook", "I googled my... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2017 at Capitalogix
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I'm excited ... because I've been at Joe Polish's Genius Network Annual Event this weekend. Genius Network is a business group that also serves as an advisory board, counselor's office, and idea factory. It brings brilliant minds and industry transformers... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2017 at Capitalogix
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At least we can joke about them ... We had a Halloween costume contest at the office. Here, one of them highlighted the unique "snowflake" fragility of his generation. Here is a peek at what I've been reading lately. These... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2017 at Capitalogix
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Mike Keefe via InToon Here are some of the posts that caught my eye recently. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links: Why Facts Don't Change Our Minds. (NewYorker) North Korea's next Menace May Be a Biological-Weapons Arsenal. (Apple) 4... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2017 at Capitalogix
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I'm getting cynical, I understand planned obsolescence ... but has it occurred to you that Apple could make their phones act sluggish just before the launch of a new version? My phone has been driving me nuts. So, (as I... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2017 at Capitalogix
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The world's super-rich hold the greatest concentration of wealth since the turn of the 20th century. According to The Guardian, there are now 1,542 billionaires in the world. Meanwhile, last year, the collective wealth of billionaires increased almost a fifth... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2017 at Capitalogix
I don't know about you, but I'm not a big fan of clowns. Despite that fear, or probably because of it, IT(2017) became the highest-grossing horror film of all time. Here is a peek at what I've been reading lately.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2017 at Capitalogix