Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Is Legal Tender Next? - The New York Sun

Is Legal Tender Next? - The New York Sun: "It’s going to be illuminating to see whether the government appeals the big ruling on judges’ pay that was handed down last week at Washington. The case is called Beer v. United States. The Sun has written about it here and the editor of the Sun here. The plaintiffs are Judge Peter Beer and a rainbow coalition of some of the most distinguished judges"

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Thursday, October 4, 2012



Let the great rumpus begin.....................and it won't cost anybody anything!

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V2G: technology & biz case dovetailing | Intelligent Utility

V2G: technology & biz case dovetailing | Intelligent Utility:

The funny thing about tangible innovation is that while doubters kick up dust, innovators move to market. So it is in the case of V2G. Intelligent Utility magazine is publishing its new issue online and I'm taking the opportunity to mine my own contribution to the latest issue by punching links into an edited version. 
future tech, mobile electricity storage,

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Thursday, September 27, 2012

QuickBooks Online Goes Global
Posted By Annie Pilon On September 27, 2012 @ 4:00 pm In Finance 
Accounting software for small businesses has traditionally been focused on all things local – local tax laws, local taxes, local accounting standards, and more. That’s why it can be difficult for many small businesses to go global or cross over borders, especially without taking the time to grow first [1].

Norton's comment: As a Quickbooks ProAdvisor, I am very excited to see that my services can help small businesses both locally and globally.  The Online versions can save clients money and time while allowing me to respond more quickly to their requests.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

We Are Now One Year Away From Global Riots, Complex Systems Theorists Say | Motherboard

We Are Now One Year Away From Global Riots, Complex Systems Theorists Say | Motherboard: "It’s hunger, plain and simple"

What’s the number one reason we riot? The plausible, justifiable motivations of trampled-upon humanfolk to fight back are many—poverty, oppression, disenfranchisement, etc—but the big one is more primal than any of the above. It’s hunger, plain and simple. If there’s a single factor that reliably sparks social unrest, it’s food becoming too scarce or too expensive. So argues a group of complex systems theorists in Cambridge, and it makes sense.
In a 2011 paper, researchers at the Complex Systems Institute ..."

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Are you ready with food supplies when the power is out for an extended period of time?