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Ode to critical thinking

Generally, we humans tend to intellectual laziness. As Daniel Kahneman showed through decades of research, our ‘system 1’ intuitive, emotional and frequently erroneous thinking is easiest to access, where as our ‘system 2’ functions of methodical analysis, reason and assumption-checking … Continue reading

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New battery tech likely to spread electric vehicles faster than most can imagine

Racing after Tesla, every week now another car company rolls out the timeline for its own fleet of electric vehicles. Neanderthal naysayers notwithstanding, the world is moving to EV and most people are recognizing that the business opportunity here is … Continue reading

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Ultrasonic dryer: twice as fast, 5 times as energy efficient

Smarter more efficient solutions are coming fast and furious all over the world. Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are about to change the way that you do laundry. They recently developed an ultrasonic drying concept that uses vibrations instead … Continue reading

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Net zero homes are obvious part of lowering living expenses

After years of asset bubbles and building debt, the future is all about going in the opposite direction: lower asset prices, expenditures and costs. Net Zero homes are an obvious part of the solution needed. Welcome to the future, a … Continue reading

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Nightmare on Main Street: Canada’s real estate/debt bubble

Canada’s out-of-control real estate market has now gone totally mad­—and there’s no turning back.  See: How Canada completely lost its mind over real estate.  Here’s a direct video link.

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Personal prosecution of finance executives and directors necessary

News yesterday that the Wells Fargo board voted to clawback a further $75 million in bonus awards from two former senior executives who it says were largely to blame for driving a culture of fraudulent sales activities.  Still, it is … Continue reading

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