THE GOLDMAN STATE

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Quibbles & Bits: What-Have-We-Learned Edition

Quibbles & Bits: What-Have-We-Learned Edition

I was relieved to read that Boeing, whose motto should be BYOD (Bring Your Own Door) aborted its first planned space flight. To paraphrase the tagline for an old horror/sci-fi movie: “In space no one can hear you scream when a tire falls off your spaceship.”

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People Aren’t Teeing Up to Join Country Clubs

People Aren’t Teeing Up to Join Country Clubs

According to a recent headline in the Sacramento Business Journal—I wrote a daily column there for eight years yet it continues to publish—”Country clubs and golf courses are at a pivot point. Will subscriptions change the game?”

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Bob Menendez’s Home Savings Plan

Bob Menendez’s Home Savings Plan

One of my favorite episodes of “The Sopranos,” the New Jersey gangster classic, is when local mob boss Tony Soprano dashes to his home ahead of the FBI to find and re-hide the thousands and thousands of dollars he’s been stashing there for years.

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Are Self-Driving Cars also Self-Crashing Cars?

Are Self-Driving Cars also Self-Crashing Cars?

Face it: The self-driving car was never the equal of a self-cleaning oven. While both could cause you serious harm, odds are good that the self-cleaning oven would never veer suddenly in your kitchen and fatally collide with, say, your dishwasher.

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