• Estimize Featured In CNN Money’s Top 15 Financial Apps
    Posted by on December 11th, 2013 at 9:41 pm, Comments: 0

    It’s always nice when our friends at the large financial media publications highlight the Estimize platform in their articles and lists. It serves as huge validation in the minds of new visitors to the site that our philosophies which are quite orthogonal to those of Wall Street are being accepted by the main stream press. […]

  • Why I Owe Mark Zuckerberg An Apology
    Posted by on December 11th, 2013 at 4:54 pm, Comments: 0

    In the beginning there was Facebook, and Mark Zuckerberg brought the world of social media into being. Yes there were others before Facebook, like there were other search engines before Google, but really, c’mon now, let’s be real. I have laid out on this blog my theory of unbundling, which isn’t really my theory, but […]

  • SunTrust Joins The Estimize Platform, All 299 Other Sell Side Firms to Follow
    Posted by on December 10th, 2013 at 8:45 pm, Comments: 0

    Fun day here at Estimize as we get to welcome the 25+ SunTrust equity analysts onto the platform as contributors to the data set. Specifically I want to give a shout out to Bob Peck, the senior internet analyst over there who has been a good friend going back to my days at StockTwits and a huge […]

  • The Real Problem With SigFig’s $10/Month Portfolio For Everyone
    Posted by on December 10th, 2013 at 6:24 pm, Comments: 0

    There is an insane arms race going on in the “let the computer be your financial advisor” space. Today SigFig announced that it’s gonna charge only $10/month to automatically pick and rebalance your portfolio for you, no matter how much money you have. No matter what you think about the efficient market theory (which all […]

  • NHLPA Idiocy Needs To Stop
    Posted by on December 8th, 2013 at 4:27 pm, Comments: 0

    I’ve been playing hockey all my life, and never have I been so embarrassed to be a hockey player. Oh, I have been embarrassed to be an NHL fan, that’s for sure, with two lockouts in the past 8 years, that one is a given. But what is taking place right now in the NHL, […]

  • The Promise, and Problems of BayesDB
    Posted by on December 8th, 2013 at 3:40 pm, Comments: 0

    A friend forwarded me a link yesterday to something pretty amazing, it’s called BayesDB. Basically, it is a database architecture that detects predictive relationships between variables. Here’s how the guys who developed it at MIT describe their creation. BayesDB, a Bayesian database table, lets users query the probable implications of their data as easily as […]

  • The Bad Days
    Posted by on December 7th, 2013 at 4:57 pm, Comments: 0

    Bob Dylan is one of my favorite artists of all time. I say artist and not singer because I actually like Dylan’s lyrics more than his voice. He is an amazing poet. I recently stumbled on a song while listening to the new iTunes Radio, which blows Pandora out of the water by the way, […]

  • Two Years of Estimize
    Posted by on December 5th, 2013 at 9:17 pm, Comments: 0

    It’s hard to believe but today marks the 2 year anniversary of the launch ofEstimize.com. The community and the platform have come a long way, and I want to take a second to reflect on where we’ve been and share a bit about where we’re headed. When we launched the platform if was very much […]

  • The Smarter You Are, The More Roadblocks You’ll See
    Posted by on December 1st, 2013 at 10:35 pm, Comments: 0

    This evening, Joe Weisenthal, the Executive Editor at Business Insider, and a friend of mine, wrote what amounts to a mea-culpa for his relatively unthoughtful Bitcoin piece a few weeks back that got a lot of play. It’s irrelevant what my view on Joe’s piece was, but it is important how his thinking about the […]