Monthly Archives: August 2019

The big mac index says the rand is way undervalued

“Our results indicate that the Big Mac Index is surprisingly accurate in tracking exchange rates over the long-term, which is consistent with previous PPP research findings” (ScienceDirect) For decades the Economist has been publishing its Big Mac Index to give … Continue reading

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If artificial intelligence is not that intelligent, should we be worried about our jobs?

“Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time” (Terry Pratchett) Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being rolled out in many guises throughout business. One instance of this is voicemail with some amusing results. One person recalls getting a voicemail message which said … Continue reading

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Don’t let a death or disablement destroy your business

The greatest need in many small businesses is for cash flow. Picture this scenario: Three people start a business and after a few years it is beginning to make profit – in a year it will go cash positive. One … Continue reading

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