Monthly Archive: May 2010

Dear Ambassadors and Respected Representatives of UW-Madison and Education – A Year in Review

Image via Wikipedia Over a year ago I wrote an open letter to several faculty members of the University of Wisconsin – Madison. In the letter I voiced my concerns over the broken admissions process and broken academic protocols within the school and within other universities. I also discussed the importance of building a network and more importantly, maintaining the health of that network. Well, this …

We are Wall Street

Image by jpellgen via Flickr The market almost fell 10% today and one of my i-banker friends sends me this email chain… We are Wall Street. It’s our job to make money. Whether it’s a commodity, stock, bond, or some hypothetical piece of fake paper, it doesn’t matter. We would trade baseball cards if it were profitable. I didn’t hear America complaining when the market …