Monday, 1 April 2019

Raspberry Pi DLNA Media Server

Stream media from your Raspberry Pi to tablets, consoles, and other devices using MiniDLNA.


  • Raspberry Pi (preferably running Raspbian)
  • Stonking great USB hard drive full of music, movies, and other goodies. 

Why this rocks

  • Because you won't have to lug around your stonking great hard drive all over your house.
  • Because you'll have access to your media library from all devices.
  • Because the Raspberry Pi runs silent. No fan noises.

Sunday, 31 March 2019

Money Music

Can music inform investing?

Ancient cultures from the Greeks to the Chinese believed that music education was part of cultivating the refined individual. Their endorsement of music was not wholesale. Both stressed the importance of choosing appropriate music, warning that the wrong music for the wrong person at the wrong time could be disastrous.

Plato wouldn't play a hot-tempered individual something Ionian, oh no. Something relaxed and Phrygian, perhaps. The Zhou believed that the harmony and rhythm of nature was reflected in music.

So let's cut to the chase: Learn to read music, learn to read the market?

Maybe, maybe not.

Here's two ways I think music won't help investing, and may even be detrimental:

Saturday, 9 February 2019

Efficiency of Nations

Which markets most efficiently convert assets and earnings into dividends?