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Web 3.0 in the making

Franklin @ November 20, 2008 # 3 Comments

Image via Wikipedia Web 1.0 was all about proprietary content. Web 2.0 is (or was) all about crowdsourcing and collective content. Web 3.0 seems to be a self referential parallel universe were everything is a meme of a meme. A recent comment on Reddit about an ebay meme based on the seven legged spider meme, […]

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On The Wall Street Bailout

Franklin @ September 25, 2008 # No Comment Yet

I used to call it “The Reagan lobotomy.” The Reagan lobotomy was performed during a few years of high inflation, and the American people made a sacred commitment. “We will give up our rights as workers for the good of the country.” I covered the results of this agreement in other posts. Today, I will […]

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What’s Happening to The Republic

Franklin @ September 22, 2008 # One Comment

Some days I regret not having done something. For instance, I regret not having titled one of my articles Fear and Looting in Wall Street. This was back in August of 2007, and I thought then that it was going to be seen as a will exaggeration. Fast forward to the mother of all bailouts […]

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The need for re-industrializing America

Franklin @ August 5, 2008 # 7 Comments

(Originally posted at my.barackobama.com) Beyond political discourse, we need to face the reality that America’s economy has been declining since mid 2001. The economic policies of the Bush administration did nothing to encourage the creation of new industries. If we use the image of an engine to represent the economy, what the Bush administration has […]

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At a financial crossroads

Franklin @ September 19, 2007 # 6 Comments

With gold about to retest the previous high and the Dow Jones average at less than 200 points from the previous high, I will look at two different scenarios and their possible implications for the consumer market. As I pointed out before, Bernanke’s solution to the “liquidity crisis” is utterly destructive because it implies more […]

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