Category: Essays

An Introspective on Modern Capitalism

It has been about 5 years since I moved to northern California in search of more opportunity than what I felt could be had in New York. It’s…

Lithium has become more economical than Lead-Acid

It is a tale very commonly told that Lead Acid batteries are a “cheaper” solution than Lithium batteries for off-grid and solar storage. As of 2019 that is…

Don’t compete for attention

It took a great deal of failure and subsequent reflection to recognize this not-so-obvious idea. It is very fashionable in the technology industry to build products which capitalize…

Character Traits of an Exceptional Organization

An exceptional organization is forward thinking. It consistently asks, What will the world be like in five, ten, twenty years? What will be available then, which is not…

Crony Capital

There has been an increase in business behavior lately known as regulatory capture, where in principle, government agencies are intentionally and carefully corrupted to further private interests. More…

If shared roads build a strong economy, why not shared tools?

Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principal: The actual content of quantum theoretical kinematics and mechanics

Preface: Upon reading chapter four of my assigned physics textbook [Modern Physics, Krane], I grew both tired and annoyed with the generalizations, or “leaps of faith” which author…

A brief history of the X-Ray

In 1895, a professor by the name of Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen discovered a source of┬áinvisible┬árays which were capable of penetrating materials not normally translucent to ordinary light. Not…