Weekly Reports

January 16, 2019

Weekly Report 19-04

  • CONFUSION REMAINS OVER TAX DEDUCTIBILITY OF FOOD & BEVERAGE COSTS CONSIDERED ‘BUSINESS MEALS’ when accompanied by ‘Entertainment.’ Latest federal regulations clarify that Entertainment means ‘activity’ at sporting events, night clubs/lounges, theaters/concerts, athletic/golf/country clubs – which are no longer deductible. But... Continue
  • January 11, 2019

    Weekly Report 19-03

  • • HERE COMES “NEXT-GEN GESTURE INTERFACE,” for those struggling with tiny screens & controls on technology like smart watches and wearables. The FCC has just give Google permission to further develop “radar-based sensors that let people control gadgets without touching... Continue
  • January 5, 2019

    Weekly Report 19-02

  • “THE LOW REGARD FOR MODERATION IN PUBLIC LIFE TODAY fuels the ideological and partisan zealotry that is tearing this country apart… Ideology encourages fanaticism, disregard for social outcomes, invites irresolvable philosophical disputes, and encourages dodgy reasoning due to what psychologists... Continue
  • December 30, 2018

    Weekly Report 19-01

  •  “EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES ARE BLURRING TRADITIONAL INDUSTRY LINES, impacting people & organizations.” 2019 Predictions from DELOITTE INSIGHT (by one of the four largest global accounting/financial firms) include:   —  A growing list of 3D-PRINTABLE materials will push 3-D printers/materials/services above a $2.7... Continue
  • December 20, 2018

    Weekly Report 18-52

  • AS WE HEAD INTO A NEW YEAR, WHAT’S ON THE RESEARCH HORIZON? An unsupervised machine-learning algorithm theoretically capable of “deriving the physical laws of the universe. Developed by M.I.T. physicists based on “fundamental strategies – Divide & Conquer, Occam’s Razor,... Continue