I guess it’s the flavoring—sunflowers, sugar beets and prairie grass. … I had my DNA analyzed by the 23andMe service, and that company periodically tells customers about their likely traits based on DNA analysis. I was a bit perturbed that the recent one said based on my genetic make-up said, “You’re Screwed”. … The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has rejected introducing a new Oscar for popular films. Isn’t there a category for that already? It’s called box office receipts.The proposed award was designed to boost viewership. There’s one sure fire category to accomplish that—adult films. ,… I thought it was bad enough I saw Christmas displays in a store before Labor Day. But when I mentioned it to a store employee, he said, “What’s really bad is it’s for Christmas 2019.” … CEO Elon Musk reportedly head-butted a Tesla car on the assembly line to demonstrate the production line isn’t a safety risk. Musk suffered no injury—however the exec’s hard head apparently caused extensive damage to the car. Noting the company’s stunt of putting a car into space, some shareholders, unhappy with Musk’s aborted attempt to take the company private suggested the executive be spent into space.Last modified on Friday, 07 September 2018
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Saw an array of coffee at a store that had a blend called “Dakota Roast”. Ah yes, I remember my youth in the coffee fields of the Dakota? Oh you say they don’t grow coffee there.
Bob Scott has been informing and entertaining the mid-market financial software community with his email newsletters for 10 years. And he has been covering this market through print publications for 18 years, first as technology editor of Accounting Today and then as the Editor of Accounting Technology from 1997 through 2009. He has covered the traditional tax and accounting profession during the same time and continues to address that as executive editor of the Progressive Accountant.