Exiting Google – as much as possible
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The plan is to reduce to the bare minimum any and all traffic through the Google infrastructure that can easily be tied to my digital persona (and those of my contacts). Why? you ask … It’s easy. Follow the money. … Read More

Climate Leader: Meena Sankaran & clean water
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Grist published a post today highlighting the work of Meena on her startup working to improve the quality of water systems – water quality and leaks through digital sensors and monitoring. Our water infrastructure is probably (US) older than any … Read More

ADM announces fly factory – animal protein feed
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Just days ago, a post on black soldier fly protein was interesting and seemingly far in the future given our disdain for 6-legged creatures. But today, ADM (huge agro business) announced their first insect protein factory planning on producing 1 … Read More

Scientific Digest: This week – ROBOTICS
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For reasons nobody will really know, Science Digest this week was filled with summaries on different elements in robotics. Most of these summaries (if not all) are from academia and not corporate RD shops. Regardless, some of these are very … Read More

Odd consequences of warming climate
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Grist published a study today on how temperature changes impact tick behavior. All you dog owners, PAY ATTENTION! Quote: “A new study from the University of California-Davis shows that climate change may prompt these tiny-headed, eight-legged blood bags to start choosing people … Read More

5G investment narrative is NOT phones
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Almost every trending article highlighting the promise of investing behind a 5G wave is focused on phones – Apple in particular. However, the narrative that is behind our portfolio decisions is focused on ‘non phones’, and it goes in 3 … Read More

Is there inflation, or not?
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Well, if you are only looking at farm commodities … then, yes! Inflation is roaring Source – https://www.statista.com/chart/23507/crop-price-increases