Organize (Arrange)

Here in Oakland, a legal framework for the local interest and growth in Cannabusiness went on the books in 2004. Arriving 8 years after the passage of the Compassionate Care Act (1996), passage of Measure Z by electorate vote eased the conflict between local law enforcement and medical marijuana providers (startups, by the way). First-time employers in the cannabis field will really benefit from reading Debby Goldsberry‘s … Continue reading Organize (Arrange)

Idea: Use and Sell Mortgage-Backed Securities to Protect, Ensure & Secure ROI (Return On Investment)

What I’m suggesting is like selling an insulated investment. A mortgage-backed security investing in small borrower instabilities could simultaneously scale down defaults with the instrument  AND over time in the borrower pool…. Peace. Emeryville, California February 10th 2017 P.S. I hope everyone’s Black History Month is going well…. ​​ Continue reading Idea: Use and Sell Mortgage-Backed Securities to Protect, Ensure & Secure ROI (Return On Investment)

Hello Mudder, Hello Fadder (Cleaning Up 3)

From a message I wrote today to Don Ramón: ” If i was gonna be POTUS, i would have created a job title to TRAIN and MAINTAIN a “Internet Sexual Content Reviewer”. Not just use technology to recognize & alert off ANY type of upload, especially Mobile, but start going through ALL OF IT, flagging the tapes or still images for consent or health ?s. … Continue reading Hello Mudder, Hello Fadder (Cleaning Up 3)

“Find the people. Hit the books.”

The State of New York today launched a new program to build NY’s agricultural economy and the bridges between downstate and upstate New York. Please, leaders of states and regions-  if you think this sort of effort could succeed where you are- read this report. LINK: http://www.agriculture.ny.gov/FHTF_report_FINAL.pdf The report does not only outline plans of action before and after this program’s creation; inside, you can find the survey … Continue reading “Find the people. Hit the books.”

The Roof Is The New Garage

I responded to a survey from SEMICON West. One of their questions was if I would recommend it (I rated likelihood a 10.) What I wrote: Tremendous amount to learn and money to save. I think the roof is the new garage. Families – dads & moms and their little ones – will be collaborating on energy solutions AND transport solutions, based on what I … Continue reading The Roof Is The New Garage

Residing Fully In Your Power 1

A flyer with all types of starting-up-solar service providers and tools. From SEMI and Intersolar’s SEMICON WEST event.  As far as I can tell, this is an area where the technology is NOT final. I saw 4 or 5 different approaches to converting (in their field, “inverting”) the Sun’s light to usable energy. Among them was one that looked how servers still look sometimes: in … Continue reading Residing Fully In Your Power 1

Bridging Generational Gaps 1 (On Unlived American Dreams)

There are many as yet unlived American dreams.  Enjoyment of true freedom, of full work, of a safe home.  Enjoyment of even breathing room – or of each other – eludes us in too many ways. Industries like the prison pipeline and the genetically modified food pipeline lay to waste our most precious resource: you and I. The end result from this caliber of direction: … Continue reading Bridging Generational Gaps 1 (On Unlived American Dreams)

On Capitalism (Updated)

1 update to this post: “Brand” Cultivation – a perfect example of an idea with vestiges of slavery and inhumanity to it, requiring a collective (meaning all of us) embrace of more suitable language Originally published June 17th 2015 at Howwedoubledown.wordpress.com Capitalism is indeed an economic development and way with elements and principles which emphasize growth and cultivation. Our challenge today is discovering, distilling and … Continue reading On Capitalism (Updated)