Wall St vs Main St (or Perception vs Reality)

This morning #45 Tweeted about how great the economy was doing, reflected by record-level growth in Stock Market. Trump’s Promoted Perception: Stock Mkt increases during Trump Administration (despite the initial dip immediately after the election) But looking closer,… Ground-level Reality Earnings (adjusted for inflation) remain the same despite Market Index increases Only about half of […]

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Photo Challenge: Scale

via Photo Challenge: Scale The Swiss Arena Map of Switzerland at the Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, in Lucerne and the block-by-block NYC Panorama at the Queens Museum, New York (this map is constantly updated, and way back when I visited World Trade Center still present). Half the fun on the Swiss map, was in sliding across the alps in […]

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When most everyone shouts, few listen

“Your word gets out, leapfrogging editors and publishers. Every voice can be heard cheaply and instantly. The result? Every voice is heard. The cacophony more closely resembles citizens band radio, complete with handles, harassment, and anonymous threats. When most everyone shouts, few listen.” Scientist Clifford Stoll, for Newsweek, in 1995, discussing a danger of Internet. […]

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