Personal “Useless Information” Filters

Looking for a simple path to a stress-free life in 2020? Bubba,  we gotcha covered! First, though, our usual run-down of a few news stories that matter and a longish anti-aging discussion.  From there it’s on to our ChartPack.The news that matters, you...

Job Report, and a Real Anti-Aging Idea

User Changelog:  Readers interested in fastest possible page load speed for Urban can usual sale 1-1.2 seconds by  not just an ad-blocker.  1.4-1.6 second load times without ad-block, and 2.5-3.4 seconds in  GTMetrix.com analytics (unthrottled connection out of Dallas...

Missing “The Revolutions” Are You?

Changelog:  Completed SQL database work, saving 1.8gb (55.8%).  Speeded up chart loading (gold and silver charts at bottom of this page by removing embedded “size=” and “height-” calls, speeding up the html. Typical site load times are about...

A “Fax Machine for Things”

Here’s a trillion-dollar idea for you – free of charge. Complete with some general specification and what such a unit could do for America.It’s all an outgrowth of our Ultra-Make.com website, which in turn is one of the “last chapters” of...

Tehran Ticking, Trade Trending, Deficit Delines

Reader Changelog:  I made a few changes to the website this morning that  may speed-up page loading.  For Your Inner Geek: we’re trying-out “lazy-loading” which simply means the whole page display doesn’t wait for a Google ad or the charts at...

H+ and the Economic Substrate

Whew!  A looong-ass weekend of programming and writing for  Peoplenomics, the new Ultra-Make.com site, and even doing a few tweaks here like that fancy Accessibility/Font-Sizer over at the top of the right column over this way somewhere >>> A great weekend,...

Prepping: Invest in “Give-Away” Comms?

Had an interesting reader note come in:  Basically asked if I could please do an article on communications (for the SHTF scenarios) that would be simple and no “diode this” and “Morse that…”  Yup, guilty as charged.  Why, if I got a...

Here Comes Ultra-Make.com

Turns out (surprising even me) that the final chapter of our “100-Year Toaster” book is not only a radical manufacturing idea, but a full-on website and business model, as well.  Who would have suspected?Our “big project” for 2020 is to...