Monthly Archives: February 2020

Crypto Troubles In Hollywood

So, when acting roles start to dry up, many turn to other ways to make a buck. Like, for example, pushing Nescafe in European television ads (sorry George). For some, though, who are no longer considered to be (what some … Continue reading

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AI For Hollywood Not So Special

Fortune is calming fears that Artificial Intelligence is picking winners and losers in Hollywood. The AI company Cinelytic notes that its program is actually only “a “project management system” that uses a machine-learning algorithm based on historical data and current … Continue reading

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Japan Re-Invents The Tontine

In a blast from the financial past, the Japanese are using a long-ignored method of providing lifetime income to its aging population. With over 70,000 of its citizens age 100 or more and 28% of the population over 65 (compared … Continue reading

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First Crowdfunded Demo-Socialist Streaming Platform To Launch

Power to the people! The first post-capitalist streaming video service, funded entirely by crowdfunding, is launching tomorrow. Beginning as the media company owned by two Democratic Socialists (a hot topic these days) that shot the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez campaign video for … Continue reading

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YouTube Closing Crypto Accounts

The cryptocurrency world is abuzz with the news that YouTube is “censoring” cryptocurrency videos. The platform has stopped such channels as “Ivan on Tech” in mid-live stream as violative of its terms of service as being harmful or featuring dangerous … Continue reading

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Pay TV Business Model A Head Scratcher

Is there something wrong with your business model if customers are leaving in droves? Variety reports that cable and satellite pay TV providers lost 6 million subscribers in 2019, an increase of 7% over the 2018 loss. But, since most … Continue reading

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V-Bucks Not Taxable!

So, you know that the IRS views cryptocurrency as an “asset.” So, if you sell your Bitcoin at a profit, you have a capital gain that is taxable. Recently, there was a rumor that virtual currency that you won in … Continue reading

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