Should There Be Robot Umpires?

Baseball umpire

On July 10th, 2019, the independent Atlantic League introduced the Automated Ball-Strike System (ABS) during its All-Star Game at PeoplesBank Park. The first pitch thrown to a RoboUmp was thrown by Mitch Atkins to Justin Pacchioli of Somerset. “If TrackMan is calling the same pitches all the time, then (arguing) will be done. You can’t … Read more

Should I Be Investing Right Now?

Wall Street

  Investors have been asking themselves, “Should I be investing right now?” since investing in the stock market was a thing.  There are fundamentally two schools of thought on this question: It depends on how well you understand the stock market conditions Since you can’t predict the market, you should always assume it’s a good … Read more

Budgeting vs Forecasting: the YNAB Method


There are essentially two schools of thought when it comes to budgeting methods: Budgeting vs Forecasting. The forecasting method is exemplified by software such as Mint, whereas budgeting, in the sense I will discuss it in this post, is exemplified by the software YNAB (You Need a Budget). Forecasting as a Budgeting Method When you … Read more