StateMaster for State Statistics

The folks who brought us NationMaster.com, have released a new tool called StateMaster.com, a statistical database which allows you to research and compare a multitude of different data on U.S. states. This is pretty sweet. …

Nothing Special About Google Finance

According to MarketWatch’s Bambi Francisco, Google’s newest service, Google Finance, gets a thumbs-down from some hedge-fund managers. Launched Tuesday, Google’s (GOOG) latest, Google Finance — with its perfunctory quotes, news headlines, charts and the like …

High Tech, Circa 1986

In going through some files, I found an old issue of Westlaw Password featuring this photo, circa 1986. Bring back any memories? I think that my parents got our first home computer around that time. …