Did not find

By rickColosimo / March 11, 2020 /

NB: Now that some time has passed and we’ve moved from the Mueller Report to the House Investigation to the Impeachment to the vote, this is not a “hot” topic but one just about the nature of proof and belief and the words we use to describe them. “Did not find” vs. “found no” I’ve…

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iPhone App ideas

By rickColosimo / March 9, 2020 /

So I’ve had this idea for an iPhone seismograph app that a person could use on a rollercoaster or taxi ride on the FDR or regional jet flight. Here are a couple apps I’ve come across that are in the same vein: Noise: Decibel X is a free app for the iPhone (also available on…

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Efficiency is free [in the long run]

By rickColosimo / March 4, 2020 /

Efficiency is free in the long run, argues Seth Godin. I read his post as saying two very different things: First, shifting costs to other people ends up costing more money overall. That’s what economists call a negative externality (and the genesis of many NIMBY complaints — no one wants to be on the receiving…

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Collar stay punch

By rickColosimo / March 2, 2020 /

I saw this guitar pick tool in the Uncommon Goods website some time ago. Around that time, I had the idea (since I don’t play guitar) of a similar tool that would punch out collar stays for dress shirts. However, between not wearing as many formal dress shirts at work and life, I never really…

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