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TSLA Stock

Though I work very hard to avoid falling in love with stocks, I will confess that Tesla (TSLA) is my favorite stock.

My Warning on Apple

Back in 2012 I wrote, "You don’t need to own AAPL to be a successful investor; there are better risk/reward relationships.


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Tesla Cold-Weather Test
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Contrary Opinion

Will Facebook and Google Violate Your Privacy?

There’s a growing drumbeat of worry over the fact that Facebook and Google (as well as Amazon and Apple) know more and more about us every day and might violate our privacy (perhaps unintentionally) in their efforts to continue growing revenues and earnings.

Privacy

Certainly the risk is there, and not only from internal actors, as the Equifax hackers so clearly demonstrated.

But I’m not worried, and here’s why.

First, I’m confident enough that the increasing attention devoted to the problem will eventually minimize the risk. Contrary Opinion philosophy states that the real thing you should be worried about is what no one else is worried about.

And second, I’m optimistic that as these companies mature, and as the communitarian do-no-evil ethos of millennials gains increasing weight, these companies will find more and more ways to use the vast amounts of information they gather for the common good!

We already benefit substantially from Google’s intelligence, without paying a penny. Information of all sorts is available on demand (and we already take it for granted.)

But I can envision even greater benefits as these giants learn more about us (both individually and communally), and use artificial intelligence to guide us to making ever-smarter decisions in our lives, from the foods we eat, to the media we consume, to the places we go, to the people we socialize with.

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Quotations

“There is nothing like dream to create the future.”

-Victor Hugo

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Timothy W. Lutts

Everything you always wanted to know and more…

Cabot Wealth Network

How Cabot started and where we're going…

My Travels

I've been everywhere, man. I’ve been everywhere…

Salem, Massachusetts

Salem has far more than witchcraft to offer…

Gun Control

More than 33,000 people in the U.S. die from gunshots each year. That’s 90 per day.

Polo at Myopia

We recently enjoyed a polo match at Myopia Hunt Club in Hamilton.

Holocene Calendar

A a small group of people think they have a better calendar, and that’s the Holocene calendar.

Volvo vs. Tesla

Volvo is moving in the right direction, but has nothing that is competitive with Tesla.

In Defense of Air Travel

Simply being up there is a miracle, and more people are able to do it at lower cost.