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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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Change is the only constant. Here are some of the posts that caught my eye. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links: AI Beats the World's Best Gamers after Just Two Weeks of Learning. (NewAtlas) Russia-linked Hackers Targeted Hotel Guests... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Capitalogix
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One of my unique abilities is pattern matching. Even if I'm not an expert in a field, based on context and patterns, I quickly see the big picture – and recognize the bottlenecks and leverage points that impact transformative results.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Capitalogix
Sometimes all it takes is someone reminding you it's time to take action. Here is a peek at what I've been reading lately. Hope you find some interesting and enjoyable tidbits. Let me know if you read something I'd like... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Capitalogix
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Somehow, it's hard to take North Korea's threats too seriously ... and don't worry ... we still have Dennis Rodman. Here are some of the posts that caught my eye. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links: 5 Books You've... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2017 at Capitalogix
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Fake news this ... phony sources that ... It is harder than ever to know what to trust. "Noise Reduction" is important in this volatile geo-political climate. The chart, below, lists the least and most trusted news sources. via RJI... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2017 at Capitalogix
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In the first part of this exercise series, I talked about mindset and action. In Part 2, I talked about normalizing your habits and picking consistent, normalized metrics. This doesn't just work at the gym; it applies to life and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2017 at Capitalogix
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With North Korea flexing their nuclear muscles and threatening to strike Guam, and Donald Trump threatening to unleash "Fire and Fury" in retaliation, alarm towards the possibility of military conflict becomes more prevalent. Could there be a second Cold War?... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2017 at Capitalogix
When your doctor tells you that you are fat, it is easy to discount (because you pay them to tell you that). When your massage therapist tells you that you are getting fat, you've got to listen (because they're trying... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2017 at Capitalogix
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A poorly thought-out plan, executed perfectly, is better than a perfectly designed plan that never gets executed. via Calvin and Hobbes Here are some of the posts that caught my eye. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links: NFL in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2017 at Capitalogix
Scaramucci was fired after a whopping 10 days as Communications Director ... In order to get the position he sold his company, waited multiple months, ended up getting divorced from his wife, missed the birth of his second kid and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2017 at Capitalogix
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Talent is great, but you can have a lot of success without it ... Here are some of the posts that caught my eye. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links: What is an Impact Filter? (StrategicCoach) Morning Routines and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2017 at Capitalogix
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I recently drove several hours (to the middle of nowhere) in order to try the Burger you see below. And, yes, I know you don't have to capitalize the word "burger" ... But, in this case, it deserved it! Take... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2017 at Capitalogix
A Man Walks Into A Bar ... He gets a concussion. An NFL player gets hit by a car 30+ times a game ... You do the math. A neuropathologist analyzed 111 dead NFL players' brains (donated to her). 110... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2017 at Capitalogix
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Apparently, Trump has been asking lawyers if he's able to pardon himself from the Russia Investigation. No president has ever attempted it, so it will be interesting to see how it plays out. Clever. Here are some of the posts... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2017 at Capitalogix
1995: "If that glove don't fit, you must acquit!" 2017: "If the case is old, you must be paroled!" OJ Simpson was granted parole, and will likely be free in October ... in related news the Browns are looking for... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2017 at Capitalogix
The pace of AI progress is awe inspiring. We are entering a golden age of innovation, disruption, and new possibilities. Here is a small example. It's not the first time computers have learned to walk, but Google's DeepMind taught itself... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2017 at Capitalogix
There are over 1 billion websites on the internet, and it is constantly growing. In fact, Google only indexes about 16 percent of the surface Web – and misses all of the Deep Web. Not surprisingly, the most popular sites... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2017 at Capitalogix
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Science, Art, or "PooPoo De Toro"... Here are some of the posts that caught my eye. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links: Ray Kurzweil: There's a Blueprint for the Master Algorithm in Our Brains (Futurism) Brain-training Games Don't Really... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2017 at Capitalogix
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I just got back from an economic summit in Wyoming where I spent some time with Paul McCulley. He is an economist and former managing director at PIMCO. He is the guy that coined the terms "Minsky moment" and "shadow... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2017 at Capitalogix
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As I get older, I've noticed how much more often my mental perception of myself, and the physical realities are incongruent. I remember routinely being the youngest guy in the room. Obviously, that isn't true anymore (unless I'm at Denny's... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2017 at Capitalogix
I took this picture in Afton, Wyoming, this week. Yes, it shows a real live Radio Shack store still open in the wild. One thing hasn't changed ... there still aren't any customers. Here is a peek at what I've... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2017 at Capitalogix
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When it comes to American pastimes, many people focus on the big 3 sports: Football, Basketball, and Baseball. Nevertheless, there are a lot of different ways people spend their time. It is interesting to see what they watch - and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2017 at Capitalogix
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Jeff Bezos is has acquired a lot of businesses since starting Amazon - Zappos, Audible, IMDB, and most recently Whole Foods (for $13.7 billion dollars). On top of acquiring those businesses for Amazon - he also has diversified his own... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2017 at Capitalogix
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I hate to admit it ... but this is how I watched fireworks this year. Here are some of the posts that caught my eye. Hope you find something interesting. Lighter Links: When Neurology Becomes Theology. (Nautilus) 'Magical' Warfare Technologies... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2017 at Capitalogix
Hope you had a happy 4th of July - grilled out, saw some fireworks. Here's a video of Robin Williams reminding us that it's never a bad time to feel patriotism. Here is a peek at what I've been reading... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2017 at Capitalogix