Author Archives: firebrand

China investment in the US

So it is my understanding the a US company can not completely own a company in China. Ie; if Google opens a Google China, a Chinese firm or individual needs to own a portion of that entity in order to … Continue reading

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This seems like a very bad idea…

On the order of mixing beer and guns, is the mixing of dodgy water craft and wine… In case you want to take your life in your own hands, here is where to go: Get Drunk and Kayak…

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When did it become ok to not be responsible for your people?

So at the DNC we had some outing of some bad juju regarding how the nasty dirty process of finding a presidential candidate happens. Sorta of like “I want to eat sausage but I don’t want to know how it … Continue reading

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Testosterone – Evil? Or a Social enhancer?

So reading on the internet suggests two things.  One that Testosterone leads to aggression or does not lead to aggression.  Science is such an exact umm well err science…  So let’s take a look at how this comes about. First … Continue reading

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Boredom… Let’s think about this for a moment.

I posit to you all that without boredom many of the worlds most innovative inventions / discoveries / products / etc…  Would never have been created. Boredom is the mother of all invention.  Without which is why I have always … Continue reading

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Best Pumpkin Seed roasting recipe?

I drove through Jackson Hole, Wy. about 7 years ago and had lunch at a very nice small restaurant that served as a gnosh, roasted pumpkin seeds.  They were awesome, spicy, crunchy and fairly healthy. I have been trying to … Continue reading

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@sandy you really did #us! We would really like to #sandy back…

All jokes aside, for those of you who had the pleasure of spending the night with Sandy, it is nice to wake up and have lower wind speeds and nearly no rain. I would like to do a shoutout to … Continue reading

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Happy Day for Facebook!

Congrats to all of Facebook (www.facebook.com), you people did a bang up job of changing the world. Thanks. Personally I am disappointed that I didn’t take that call from Sean Parker when he called me a week before Peter Thiel … Continue reading

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Apple and Starbucks free iTunes Codes – Rantling

So I LOVE that Starbucks and Apple gives out iTunes codes for free each week. Love it. Though I messed up in the beginning because I didn’t realize that they had expiration dates, so I was collecting and tossing up … Continue reading

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Lost it’s all lost…

Ok so due to Godaddy not being able to keep backups longer than 30 days. Can’t totally blame them, but… All of my rants are gone down the bit bucket. I will see if there are copies laying around. Meantime … Continue reading

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