Pro Commerce

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Blog Tags:commerce, business, history, productivity, marketing, finance, data, empiricism
Country:United States
Location:San Francisco

A look at the direction and meaning of commerce. Commerce is the source of the modern world. It has direction. It favors human diversity, open systems, markets, technology and honesty. Pro commerce is an optimistic daily view.

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The late Dr. Hawking

on Mar 19, 2018

I have no way of knowing whether Dr. Hawking’s contributions to cosmology and astronomy were as important as he is given credit for. I only want to comment on three elements of the late scholar-celebrity’s life. First, I suspect that a great deal...

I happened to be in all the right places in the development of the modern food palate. I knew nearly all the people involved. It bothers me to see the history of modern cuisine written, incorrectly. Hippies started the revolution that led to modern c...

Occasionally I remember some contribution I made to society, a long time ago. I write about it on this blog, which I assume will someday be the reference source for my biographers. (I’m too old to be humble any more.) A friend recently described a...

We need vigilantes

on Mar 1, 2018

My regular readers know that I have a generally rosy view of life especially since Trump arrived to save the world of modern commerce. However since my beat is commerce I need a pragmatic view of the world to understand commerce. That pragmatic view...

Miscellaneous blogs

on Feb 27, 2018

Four blogs I didn't get around to writing: *Cultural appropriation is not possible The whole idea is absurd and comes from a failure to understand 'culture'. A culture is cohesive. It includes family structure, language, hierarchy, judicial systems,...

When I look at Trump’s first year of campaign promises and accomplishments I come to an outrageous conclusion: The Democrat Party will not be significant for a sixty year period. The conclusion is not so outrageous on the face of it. The Democrat P...

What do you call a visionary who makes his visions hyper real?