Category: Offbeat

The DQYDJ Weekender, 6/17/2017

Happy Father's Day everyone! Links We Liked Priceonomics had a nice post estimating how much people are pulling in from the so-called 'gig economy'. Amazon is acquiring Whole Foods for $13.7 Billion.  Insert your own joke here: ("Who among us has not spent $13.7 Billion at Whole Foods?") With Amazon acquiring Whole Foods and Walmart […]

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The DQYDJ Weekender, 5/14/2017

We lost my grandfather last week - a great man and a true original.  He had unfortunately been battling a strange blood disorder for quite some time. My grandfather was an inspiration to us all, and I'll greatly miss him - RIP.  I hope I do you proud, Papa. We'll be back with new articles […]

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The DQYDJ Weekender, 5/7/2017

That's our way of announcing I updated our main datasets on the Dow Jones, S&P 500, and 10-Year constan maturity treasuries.  There are about 15 calculators auto-updating off those (haha), but here are the main three: Dow Jones: https://dqydj.com/dow-jones-return-calculator/ 10-Y Treasuries: https://dqydj.com/treasury-return-calculator// S&P 500: https://dqydj.com/sp-500-return-calculator// Links We Liked! Paul at Asset-Based Life reminds us all […]

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The DQYDJ Weekender, 4/29/2017

Well, it's certainly been a while since the last Weekender, hasn't it? I make no promises, but of course the Weekenders will continue if the mood is right!  For the uninitiated, here's the stuff we were reading and chewing on recently - perhaps you'll enjoy these links as well? Links We Liked! Backchannel had a […]

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The DQYDJ Weekender, 3/18/2017

Haven't done a Weekender for a while, have I?  Sorry about that - a comedy of errors over here at home base plus the young one have made it difficult. But c'mon, you know we're not going anywhere.  We kept posting the normal weekly content, didn't we? Also, a PSA: I'm currently in 5th place […]

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The DQYDJ Weekender, 2/4/2017

Go Patriots! When 'they' say that a three-year-old at daycare is going to get you sick, 'they' aren't lying.  I've spent the last few weeks getting acquainted the germs of a new generation.  Let's try to continue our series on software development in America this week, okay? Here's some stuff we enjoyed! Links We Liked! […]

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The DQYDJ Weekender, 1/8/2017

I love all you readers, but I just need to share: Say it with me: MVP Tom Brady. — PK (@dataPK) January 1, 2017 Also, congrats to my Alma Mater USC on the Rose Bowl win! Let's look at some links! Links We Liked! Nelson at Financial Uproar summarizes his 2016 stock picking contest (we […]

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The DQYDJ Weekender, 1/2/17

Happy New Year! Let's use this occasion to do a recap and future looking Weekender instead of a normal roundup - sound fair?  (Yeah, I know, it's not the weekend) If you haven't yet, follow DQYDJ on Twitter - and then follow me! How Was the Year for Don't Quit Your Day Job? Well first […]

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How Many Faithless Electors Were There in 2016?

We weren't alive in 1836 or 1872, so the election cycle of 2016 was the craziest in our lifetime.  The nation voted on November 8, 2016 and Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in assumed delegates 306 - 232, while losing by a large margin in the popular vote. At press time, Hillary Clinton had a […]

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The DQYDJ Weekender Weekly Roundup, 11/19/2016

(Okay, the roundup part is a lie...) I've got a double dose of news for you folks today: I'm very excited to announce: we just welcomed our second daughter to the world! I'm also very excited to announce I've joined Twilio! Editorially, the only change is that Cameron is taking over for a while.  I'm […]

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