Posts filed under “Digital Media”

Major League Baseball Players Born Abroad


Source: Dadaviz

Category: Digital Media, Sports

How Much Do Silicon Valley Firms Really Earn?

If you missed the big Barron’s article (How Much Do Silicon Valley Firms Really Earn?) story this past weekend on Silicon Valley’s accounting, you should definitely check it out. There has always been a element of bullshit in not expensing stock options, but this has now moved towards absurdity.   Compaore & Contrast Source: Barron’s

Category: Corporate Management, Digital Media, Taxes and Policy, Wages & Income

Happy Solstice 2015

A few interesting factoids about the Summer Solstice:

1. Its the 1st day Of Summer (in the Northern Hemisphere)
2. The Summer Solstice is also the Winter Solstice (in the Southern Hemisphere).
3. This year, it falls on June 21. But that’s not always true. It occurs when the sun reaches its highest point in the sky. It varies between June 20-22.
4. The word “Solstice” is means “sun” and “staying,” or “the sun standing still.”
5. Around noon on the solstice, your shadow will be the smallest it is all year.
6. In some places, there’s constant sunlight.
7. Solstice has been celebrated for centuries.

 

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Category: Digital Media, Science

A Tale of 2000 Cities

Looks like today is all real estate all the time: Source: Demand Institute

Category: Digital Media, Economy, Real Estate

Housing Bubble Watch

Fascinating data set and discussion via Trulia   Source: Trulia

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Real Estate

The Sharing Economy

Bloomberg Briefs: Nowadays, it’s hard to find more exuberant sharing-economy enthusiasts than investors. Uber, the ride-hailing company, is raising $1.5 billion at a valuation of $50 billion — theoretically making the six-year-old business the equal of Target and Kraft Foods. Airbnb, for home sharing, is valued at $20 billion. Uber competitor Lyft is valued Uber…Read More

Category: Digital Media, Technology, Valuation, Venture Capital, Web/Tech

NBA Finals: All The Champions Since 1947

Source: Dadaviz

Category: Digital Media, Sports

2015 Executive Pay by Peer Group

Fascinating data set assembled by the crack team at Bloomberg:   Source: Bloomberg  

Category: Corporate Management, Digital Media, Wages & Income

What Happens When Your Brain Doesn’t Sleep

Source: Mic

Category: Digital Media, Psychology, Science

Top 25 CEOs (as rated by Employees)

There is an interesting article over at Bloomberg looking at CEO ranking by employees:   click for complete list Source: Bloomberg

Category: Corporate Management, Digital Media