Articles by kmikeym

Financial Civil Disobedience

PART 1: Onion Futures I bought The Futures by Emily Lambert because I wanted to know more about the Onion Futures Act, a United States law banning the trading of futures contracts on onions as…


Boston

Boston was transformed from a relatively small and economically stagnant town in 1780 to a bustling seaport and cosmopolitan center with a large and highly mobile population by 1800. By the mid-19th century Boston was…




K5M Dialup Ep 1

Recorded using Dialup Edited by Danielle Baskin Creative Commons music: Knife by CJ Aleezon Super Friendly by Kevin MacLeod Criticality by Pixelgipsy Garden Music by Kevin MacLeod Brittle Rille by Kevin MacLeod No Good Layabout…


Toronto

12,500 years ago the Laurentide Ice Sheet, a continental glacier that covered northeastern North America, retreated from the area of present-day Toronto. Soon afterward small groups of Indigenous people moved into the area to hunt animals…


Teaser of Dialup Call

The first Dialup call was fantastic and I wanted to share a few snippets with you. I know that talking to a stranger on the phone is weird, but the first test of using this…


Berlin

The capital of the Margraviate of Brandenburg in 1417, and later of Brandenburg-Prussia, and the Kingdom of Prussia. Prussia grew rapidly in the 18th and 19th century, and formed the basis of the German Empire…


2019 Annual Report

The 2019 Annual Report is released in tandem with the annual shareholder approval rating vote. A few years ago I put up a vote for shareholder approval on my birthday. While the stock price reflects…


Our Incredible Journey

There’s a wise old saying that “All good things must come to an end.” So it’s with a potent mixture of emotions — gratitude, sadness, regret, highs, lows, some middles, joy, grief, incandescent rage, the…