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The Investment Office system of knowledge organization, by which resources are arranged and ordered systematically, using an experimental multi-dimensional approach to the domain.

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Beyond Finance Non-Linear Views on Financial Markets and the Economy
Quotes on the fly Quotes and Excerpts on Capital Markets and the Economy
The Coffee Chronicles Cool Quotes from Everywhere and Nowhere, on Contradictions, Existence and Nothingness
The Chart Room As in “a picture is worth a thousand words”, “un bon croquis vaut mieux qu'un long discours”, "百闻不如一见"
"Yet, in holding scientific research and discovery in respect, as we should, we must also be alert to the equal and opposite danger that public policy could itself become the captive of a scientific technological elite."
President Dwight Eisenhower
Farewell Address to the Nation, January 17, 1961
"...the work of destruction is quick, easy and exhilarating; the work of creation slow, laborious and dull."
Sir Roger Scruton
Remarks - Europe at a Crossroads: The Virtue of Nationalism Conference, May 13, 2019
Walks a bit like a ‘v’, talks a bit like a ‘v’ but this is not a ‘v’.
Carsten Brzeski, Chief Economist, Eurozone and Global Head of Macro
ING, Snap, Germany: This is not a ‘v’, 25 May 2020
''The technocracy is as much a social class as a governing body.''
George Friedman, The Storm Before the Calm: America's Discord, the Coming Crisis of the 2020s, and the Triumph Beyond.
Doubleday, February 2020

...in the present state of things in England, the people who do most harm are the people who try to do most good."

Oscar Wilde
The Soul of Man Under Socialism, 1891

KC-10 “Hey Sir, how are you doing?”

F-15 “Great, kind of boring out there.”

KC-10 “Oooh man, I thought you would have some exciting news for me!”

F-15 “No, all quiet on the Western Front.”

Small Talk During Mid-air Refuelling: KC-10 Refuels F-15 Eagles
MiliSource, April 23, 2018

…It’s almost like people really wanted a panic…”

Elon Musk on the Covid-19 situation
Joe Rogan Experience #1470, May 7, 2020

The Magic of Moss and What It Teaches Us About the Art of Attentiveness to Life at All Scales

“Life [exists] only because of a myriad of synchronicities that bring us to this particular place at this particular moment. In return for such a gift, the only sane response is to glitter in reply.”

Maria Popova
Brain Pickings

"...the work of destruction is quick, easy and exhilarating; the work of creation slow, laborious and dull."

Sir Roger Scruton
Remarks - Europe at a Crossroads: The Virtue of Nationalism Conference, May 13, 2019

The Use of Knowledge in Society

"The Use of Knowledge in Society" is an academic paper written by economist Friedrich Hayek, that was first published in 1945. At that time a clear counterargument to a planned and centralized economy, it is more actual than ever!

Friedrich A. Hayek
The American Economic Review, September 1945

Now, Zoom is worth more than the top seven airlines combined.

Iman Gosh
Visual Capitalist, May 15, 2020

''Although it may appear that Saudi Arabia and Russia are in conflict, the true foes for both countries are technology and capitalism.''

Excerpt

Brian L. Kloss, Tracy Chen
Brandywine Global, Around the Curve, The End of the World As We Know It?, March 31 2020

''COVID-19 doesn’t actually change anything – it accelerates wider structural change''

Stephen Springham
Knight Frank, The Doomsday of All Scenarios? COVID-19 Market Update, 30/03/2020

Direct-Drive Motor Company

Founded in 1917 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Direct Drive Motor Car Company built automobiles under the brand Champion. In 1923 the Company was renamed as the Champion Motors Corporation (between 1908 and 1923 there were three car brands in the US with the same name).

Investment Office, October 2019