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Wed Jul 22

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Rubic replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 12:14 PM

Re: A Look at Berkshire's 90's Website

The original web page had an animated graphic which was not only
visually distracting, but consumed 100% of your CPU (in those days
we only had single-CPU computers). I emailed a complaint and it
disappeared shortly [more]

Fri Jul 17

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Rubic replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 1:09 PM

Re: "Buffett's Bold Prediction"

Apologies for resurrecting a thread which should probably lie fallow,
but I'd like to share the following article:

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Tue Jul 14

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Rubic replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 5:53 PM

Re: "Buffett's Bold Prediction"

"If automated driving is NOT statistically safer than human driving,
than it will not be allowed."


Agreed. Not merely statistically safer, but safer by orders of
magnitude safer.

When self-driving [more]

Mon Jul 13

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Rubic replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 9:40 AM

Re: "Buffett's Bold Prediction"

“That is a real threat to the auto insurance industry,” Buffett
said at his company’s annual meeting here Saturday. “If
[self-driving cars] prove successful and reduce accidents
dramatically, it will be very good for society and very
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Sun Jun 28

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Rubic replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:57 PM

Re: Dividend

... they make people feel good, specifically people who haven't really thought it through.

Even for those of us who have thought it through and done the math, I
concede a slight giddiness each quarter when WFC dividends [more]

Wed Jun 24

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Rubic replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:47 PM

Re: What books are you reading?

<< The Third Chimpanzee by Dawkins >>

Actually by Jared Diamond.

I recall the somewhat controversial topic about "Kung Fu kerosene
drinking" when the original article appeared in Natural [more]

Tue Jun 9

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Rubic replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 6:56 AM

Re: Lunch with Warren Buffett auctioned for $2.3

<< I bought this auction in both 2001 and 2002 for about $25,000
each time. >>


In hindsight $50K for two lunches with Buffett appears to have been a
bargain, but I'm certain I could not have derived $50K worth of [more]

Tue Jun 2

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Rubic posted to the Costco Wholesale Corp. board. 4:24 PM

Costco's Secret Price Codes

Used more for inventory control rather than a 'secret', this is
interesting information when you shop at Costco:

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Sun May 24

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Rubic replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 7:59 AM

Re: Berkshire and rising rates

OK, here is a hypothetical.
I will give you a 3.5% interest rate on my bond, almost 0.5% higher than 30Y US treasuries, if you keep the bond for 20 years. No less.
Would you take this deal?


I wouldn't, but Wells Fargo picked [more]

Thu Apr 30

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Rubic posted to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 8:06 AM

Free Kindle book: Buffett's Biggest Blunders

Today only, this book is available as a free Kindle download from
Amazon:

Buffett's Biggest Blunders: The Greatest Investor's Greatest
Mistakes


I haven't read it yet, but it's probably information already known by [more]

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