The Modeller’s Miscellany #88
The best new ideas in money.
“The primary purpose of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.”
– Ken Robinson
The best new ideas in money
From Marketwatch, The Best New Ideas in Money is a podcast about the next phase of money’s evolution and explores innovations in how we live, work, spend, save and invest.
Full Stack – last chance to sign up in 2021
Enrollment is open for the last Full Stack Modeller cohort of 2021. Join 9 leading instructors for 377 self-study tutorials and regular live teaching sessions in data analytics, financial modelling and data visualisation. Our members tell us it’s the training they wished they’d had at the start of their careers. Sign up by November 26th.
If you feel like the world of crypto has left you behind, the Finimise Cryptosummit 2021 might be for you. There are some top speakers (Mark Cuban for example) and workshops on how to take your first steps in crypto, and how to keep your digital assets secure. And it’s free. Sign up here.
Microsoft and the metaverse
We’ve all read about Facebook’s rebranding as Meta as it seeks to move in hot and heavy on the metaverse. According to Ben Thomson, from tech blog Stratechary, the company best placed to capitalise on the metaverse is Microsoft. Read more.
You need a budget
There was a discussion among members of the Full Stack community this week about using spreadsheets to manage personal finances. It led me to recommend an app that I’ve been using for years and which is easily my favourite app on my phone: You Need A Budget – or YNAB. YNAB actually makes personal budgeting & financial management enjoyable.
Modeller’s Miscellany Jobs
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Assistant Manager and Manager (Business Modelling & Analytics) – Deloitte – Birmingham or Manchester, UK