James Murray

Here’s My Experience with Healthcare in Mexico

When it comes to medicine, there’s a whole attitude difference between Mexico and the US. I’ve had major and minor surgery on both sides of the border, and I like the Mexico side better – not just the cost, but the care.

Why Fast-Food Workers Are An Endangered Species

By James Murray: 30 years ago, if you’d told me I’d go to a fast-food joint, order on a tablet, and eat a machine-made burger, I would have said, “No way.” And today?

I Used To Be A Stock Trader

I used to be a stock trader. There. I’ve admitted it. I feel better. I claimed it was a “profession” but it was really an obsession.

Human Inability To Grasp Very Large Numbers Abused By Politicians And The Fed

By James Murray: Crows are considered the most intelligent birds. They can count to three. Anything over three is “many” to a crow. Humans are basically the same way. At some point, numbers get so big that they just become “many.”

Politicians Are All Jabbering About Creating Jobs (Doing What?)

By James Murray: Computer power has reached the point where almost anything can be automated, and computer pricing has reached the point where it is profitable to do so. The world is undergoing a mega shift, and governments have no clue how to handle the problem.