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Hermione’s Stone (2)

Minus Signs Hermione’s Stone (according to my alternative plot) was now, it seemed, firmly stuck in some sort of time loop, being picked up, thrown, picked up and thrown ad infinitum. What struck me by the diagram I had constructed, … Continue reading

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Hermione’s Stone (1)

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban A couple of weeks ago now my family and I were watching said film. We’ve seen it many times so each viewing is an opportunity to spot something new. It was the scene … Continue reading

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Pythonomics (2): What did the Euro ever do for us ?

Originally posted on Dr. JAH:
Revolution ! Rex is addressing a room of masked Greek MEPs beneath the European Parliament in 2015 … Rex: We get in through the underground heating system here … up through to the main audience chamber here ……

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Term & Short Termism

Originally posted on Dr. JAH:
Prompted by the sale of several apparently successful UK engineering and manufacturing firms this year e.g. Invensys to Schneider Electric in August,  I feel that this grow-and-sell behaviour is reinforced, if not driven, by the short-term mindset, still common in British…

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Thoughts On The Nature of Value

Originally posted on Dr. JAH:
Thoughts On the Nature of Value After hearing the word “value” banded about and wanted to capture some of my personal thoughts on the nature of value, primarily in the context of the business-like organisation, but…

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Economy: Looking at UK GDP Data (5) – 3 years on

Originally posted on Dr. JAH:
It’s been 3 years since I last reviewed the UK GDP data with some analysis (GDP1, GDP2, GDP 3) and notes (GDP4). At that point GDP had been in a considerable dip for a number of quarters and showed a…

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Term & Short Termism

Prompted by the sale of several apparently successful UK engineering and manufacturing firms this year e.g. Invensys to Schneider Electric in August,  I feel that this grow-and-sell behaviour is reinforced, if not driven, by the short-term mindset, still common in British commercial culture and finance. It … Continue reading

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