Equifax Absurdity

To preface: Equifax’s data breach demonstrates an irresponsibility with client data. That said, until an investigation has been conducted (and I imagine that the Federal Government will have inquiries) placing blame randomly and rampantly is asinine. The most recent target of blame is Equifax’s Corporate Information Security Office, Susan Mauldin. While I would understand this […]

Reddit Cash

Since my last post on crypto-currency I’ve had discussions with others who jokingly mentioned Reddit users’ karma scores as a contender to Bitcoin. While user karma scores would promote a dubious economic model, Reddit has actually tried once before in 2014 to create its own currency. Called “Reddit Notes” the idea was to generate a […]

Stock Report: FDX – FedEx Corporation

Key Stats for FedEx Corporation Ticker: FDX Latest Price: $207.76 Value: $55.733bn Daily Volume: $440M Links: SEC Filings, FedEx.com 1. Deliverables FedEx’s portfolio contains a myriad of business, e-commerce, and transportation services through subsidiaries under the FedEx brand. These companies boast a unique build: they compete collectively, operate independently, and are managed collaboratively. Each company […]

Government Bust

My The West Wing binge has brought me to some interesting Wikipedia articles. The most recent is the page for the longest senate filibusters though using “senate” as a qualifier is a bit redundant. Of the two federal legislative bodies in the United States, the Senate is the only one with the rules permitting members to […]

Setting the Stage

In Aaron Sorkin’s early 2000s hit drama, The West Wing, one notices a predilection for the director to have the series’ characters conduct conversations whilst hastily moving through the West Wing of the White House. The tracking shots that accompany these dialogues allows for the viewer to feel as though they’re walking with the characters and […]