Scott Salisbury

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How to get rich renting instead of buying a home

In an earlier post, I assessed home ownership from an investment perspective and found that homes are terrible investments that barely keep pace with inflation.<p>This poor investment, however, does force the average American to save the money they'd otherwise spend.<p>The result? The median net worth of …

This computer algorithm promises to help you find your perfect place to live

According to Elon Musk, in three to five years, we’ll most likely overcome most of the technical challenges for fully autonomous cars. Although it will take many more years to overcome the regulatory friction of getting those cars on the street, it is quite feasible that in terms of computational …

Artificial Intelligence

I loved the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 tablet — until I got 2 busted devices in a row

I don't know about that last part.<p>But when it comes to actually getting stuff done, I love using the Microsoft Surface Pro 4, which starts at $899, more than any other computer I've ever tried — including the MacBook Air.<p>Which is why it was so was heartbreaking when two consecutive Surface Pro 4 …

This Is the Best Review of Apple's New iPad Pro I've Seen

Of all the writers I excerpted earlier this week in my round-up of iPad Pro reviews, only Horace Dediu was willing to throw out the detachable …

People are not happy with the iPad Pro's launch

Ben Thompson, an analyst who writes a daily email update on technology, described a lackluster experience that was like "fronting Apple a thousand bucks for the next month or so" before the Pencil and Smart Keyboard arrive.<p>Thompson cites Manton Reece, an independent developer, who wrote about the …

Acceptance: The Key to a Happy Marriage

We seek acceptance from the time we are children through adulthood. As children we mainly seek approval and acceptance from our parents. However, once we become adults, marriage is often our most intimate relationship, and our spouse is the one from whom we seek acceptance.<p>When I accept my spouse, …

Gregarious

Why Open Relationships Don't Work

There’s no worse feeling out there than laying in your bed alone knowing your girlfriend is sleeping over at another guy's house. Trust me, open relationships aren’t for everyone. Like many people in their early 20s, I fell into my open relationship by way of a girlfriend who cheated on me and …

Let’s have an open relationship, my girlfriend said …

Polyamorists believe in being romantically connected to more than one person at a time. Could it work for Nathan A Thompson?<p>“Try not to sleep with her,” my girlfriend said as we stepped out of her apartment to meet another girl. “But I won’t be mad if you do,” she added. Phoebe didn’t like being …

Scanadu Scout 'medical tricorder' for smartphones breaks crowdfunding record

Scanadu, the health startup aiming to arm consumers with a smartphone accessory capable of reading vital signs on their body, has taken another step forward in making its "medical tricorder" a reality. Having met its $100,000 crowdfunding goal on Indiegogo in one day, the Scanadu Scout went on to …