Pro Commerce

Blog URL:http://phillips.blogs.com/
Blog Tags:commerce, business, history, productivity, marketing, finance, data, empiricism
Country:United States
State/Province:California
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.



Latest Blog Posts



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

Minerva Schools

on Feb 10, 2018

Several decades ago I advanced an idea for a college based upon a small student body with small discussion classes and instruction by occasional remote faculty. Including many international faculty. This was before the Internet and the necessary tech...

Looking at President Trump’s first year in office, I notice a few things that will have large impacts on the world and on history. He is the first man to call out the role of bureaucracy in stifling modern commerce. He did this in a major address i...

I’ve been frustrated finding an adequate description of blockchain to go along with a blog posted a few days ago. Nothing I've seen seems to help me conceptualize it. The reason is that a blockchain is based on two completely new technologies that...

While doing the previous blog I ran across an interview I did on radio in 1985 on The Seven Laws of Money. The interview is listed on a Youtube under the name Douglas Jamieson and the name of the interviewer is Charlie Serafin. The producer is listed...

I bought bitcoin

on Jan 10, 2018

I have been saying that bitcoin is not ‘money’ for nearly a decade. Have I changed my mind? No. Bitcoin is not money. Money is a social construct that has many qualities including its function in pricing and carrying on transactions. See here. Bi...

I first became a Trump supporter when I learned from Mark Steyn that Trump had filled a large auditorium in New Hampshire in January 2016. I had run political campaigns for a decade in the ‘60s and ‘70s I I never saw that kind of enthusiasm. By M...