Toys

The Trader’s Desk

Classic shot of the Trader’s Desk. Familiar to any Investment Banker. Let’s deconstruct. First, pride of place on the desktop is the Bloomberg Professional keyboard. The Bloomberg service, at $2000 per month per user, provides realtime news, stock, currency and commodity prices, with first class analytical tools. You’ll make the fee back in your first …

Pioneer Kuro Plasma TV

The Internet has facilitated the propagation of vast amounts of pseudo-knowledge. That is, half-recalled nuggets from traversing the web, endlessly recycled by others. Often, the recycler has no direct experience of the product they are keenly advising or commenting on. There are many examples. The big ones become urban legends, and snopes.com¬†provides a valuable service …