The recent debacle on the news about immigration has me thinking about America’s fascination with the cult of the hero who triumphs against all odds. This kind of mythical folklore is what panders to our competitive capitalist society to uphold the “survival of the fittest” business practices. It is an inspiring and uplifting myth but does't tell the whole story. What is missing is the part of the story that illustrates the inevitable hardships, failures and persistence one must endure in order to “make it.”
My wife (Yoon Kane) and I share an adventurous spirit acquired at a young age. We both speak multiple languages and spent our formative years in foreign countries moving from place to place. It’s no wonder we feel most at home when we’re together and embarking on new adventures seeking to quench our wanderlust.
At face value, the level of China’s foreign direct investment appears expected.
An unprecedented occurrence of the first generation, disposable wealth and a growing recognition of its historical lag in technological innovation. What else is it supposed to do?
Housing market uncertainty acts as a forcing function. Venture and private equity outlets are only natural, next options...right?
I saw some random tech article in my daily media consumption cycle that rubbed me the wrong way. "Facebook introduced interstitial video ads"
A couple days later, I experienced one of those ads, and quickly found myself annoyed. It triggered my action of simply dismissing the content stream and exiting out of the passive noise social engine experience that, in my view, has replaced our former binge TV-watching behavior.
CCTV - Investment Segment | April 5th, 2017 | Arben Kane