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InstallGram: We Install Everything

What if…one website could install everything. And the website owners would make sure the downloads were installed correctly. Welcome to Web 4.0. We’ve fixed all of the bugs and the internet of things has become a way of life.

It could ring better than a Star Trek episode. Hello Installgram. I’d like to update everything at once. I’m going to get a shower and have breakfast. Please install and update.

One more request Installgram. I want you to order me pizza. Yes, I’ll have two pizzas with extra cheese. Please have them delivered to my house. Can you handle that?

And after that, please install my gym workout video.

Thanks for being my friend Installgram. Please uninstall this message. Maybe that’s a different program…

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Spock’s Favorite Poetry

The Tyger By William Blake (1794)

Tyger Tyger, burning bright,
In the forests of the night;
What immortal hand or eye,
Could frame thy fearful symmetry?

In what distant deeps or skies.
Burnt the fire of thine eyes?
On what wings dare he aspire?
What the hand, dare seize the fire?

And what shoulder, & what art,
Could twist the sinews of thy heart?
And when thy heart began to beat,
What dread hand? & what dread feet?

What the hammer? what the chain,
In what furnace was thy brain?
What the anvil? what dread grasp,
Dare its deadly terrors clasp!

When the stars threw down their spears
And water’d heaven with their tears:
Did he smile his work to see?
Did he who made the Lamb make thee?

Tyger Tyger burning bright,
In the forests of the night:
What immortal hand or eye,
Dare frame thy fearful symmetry?


Next nursery rhyme: “Saturn rings around my head, down a road that’s Martian red.”

The Raven By Edgar Allen Poe

“Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,”

Read More:
1. Spock’s Poetry
2. Star Trek: Season 1, Episode 2 Charlie X
3. Charlie X
4. Songs of Innocence and Experience
5. Edgar Allan Poe’s The Raven

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The Reason All Economists Have Become Magicians

Go ahead and read all of the economic literature you want. I dare you. Pretend that you have a solution to the world’s economic problems. Explain that you have an advanced degree in economics and psychology for that matter. Here’s the reason that all economists (and their journalist minions) have become magicians: The world economy is nothing but a matrix.

No matter what is speculated in the corporate news network, all of the magic is staged. Magic’s biggest secrets have finally been revealed!

The United States’ bankers have pulled every trick imaginable to bring down the Russian ruble. Putin must have an idea what is going on with the sanctions. For one, oil prices are being dropped in order to break Putin of his command. Presto!

The United States banking system is nothing but a magic act. What can we say about a Congress that allows legislation (levitation) like the  Omnibus budget bill? Is this real or delusion?

Is Senator Warren the only one that truly understands magic? Hocus pocus! Let’s see that levitation act again! Let’s profess that we want to end the economic voodoo. Can we get past the alchemy?

Wait for it. Class, please allow Senator Warren to explain how the magic works. Click on the magic link please.

Seriously folks. There’s no housing market, no economy, and no employment. Incomes are not rising. The magic tricks are ubiquitous. The national debt is atrocious. Just where is the good news? Where is the exceptionalism?

The whole thing is just an illusion.

Here’s the problem with politics. Where have all of the debates gone? Please? All of political debates do not even fall in the softball category. It’s more like a magic room, one which is run by the financial wizards.

The prerequisite is that the magician should go to the school of Neoliberalism. Okay kids, let’s not call it history class. Let’s call it a free trade economy. Shall we take the blue pill? Ahem…the 1970′s TV show (classical liberalism)  seen as the ultimate magical House of Cards trick…

Will the media please remain fair and balanced? That’s all the public is demanding from you. Your insight is quite profound we surmise. Magic is okay but no clown tricks please.

Is this capitalism with the hat and rabbit act? Please take the blue pill and grab a ticket to the show…