Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Carey Tunnel? Ed Koch Bridge? Please

What's with taking descriptive tunnel and bridge names names, like the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel and the Tri-Boro bridge and renaming them...

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

RBS, U.K Wrestle Over Fate of Citizens

RBS, U.K Wrestle Over Fate of Citizens
I can think of a bank other than TD Bank that would be interested in Citizens.
Santander.
Santander targets 10% penetration for economies of scale Santander Strategy. They were in talks to buy M&T Bank, but those talks never went anywhere.

They have a 44% cost to income ratio, lowest of all the banks. Right now they only own Sovereign which is only in the Northeast:
Sovereign Bank Map

Friday, October 5, 2012

Fantasy Football

You know it's what they're actually thinking

Marginal benefit of additional monitors versus marginal cost

I'm thoroughly convinced the marginal benefit of additional monitors exceeds the marginal cost up until maybe the 25th monitor. Also important is the resolution, I wish I had those 27" IPS 2560 x 1440 monitors, it would make my life so much easier

Presidential Debate #1

1. Body Language Analysis of the First Debate
2. No punches pulled
and Jimmy Fallon had a great parody of Jim Lehrer getting steamrolled