Monthly Archives: June 2013

Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself… I am your Director.

imageChances are, you are in the loop about the joke of an attempt at a shareholder meeting that happened recently.  Well I received shortly thereafter, by snail-mail, the so-called “meeting minutes” (not linking to the docs yet due to a colleague having been caught in the crossfire).  I promptly responded with a polite, but firmly righteous outrage over the whole thing.

So what does all this mean?

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Game of Thrones… Season 3 Episode 9

imageAmtrak Train.  Diner cart.  I stand up dazed and angry.  Random lady sitting some tables back, as I pass by:

“Are you ok? I saw you were watching…”

Uhm…  no, lady.  I am not. But thank you for asking.  I have to pee, please watch my computer.  I walk over to the bathroom.  In a daze, somewhat relieved of reality, I walk back, four pairs of eyes, including the lady, commiserating.  We chat.  Group therapy just short of a collective hug.

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Court Update: Electronic System En Route & On Blogging

Quick update: filed an appeal (petition for review) a few days ago with the Appeals Court in Boston: apparently, the court is now looking into getting an electronic system in place.  Curious how it (electronic system) will pan out – should be good for everyone.

On a related note, spoke to an attorney, who suggested that I stop blogging.  When I asked why, his answer was “So that you don’t give them anything to mischaracterize you.”  Another lawyer, at one point, also gave me another interesting advice: “You don’t understand how you are perceived.”  And mom cautiously asked “Do you really want people to be able to find this information?”

Why did I decide to blog:

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On Filing an Appeal. Why is Our Judicial System Not Electronic? Must Court Employees Identify Themselves?

image So, I’ve already blogged about how I almost got thrown in jail for effectively attempting to get an explanation.  Now am preparing an appeal.  Again, confusing.  Should have really appealed the initial ruling, but kept hoping to see our justice system in action…  so am doing this with more motions in the process…  Still, it’s good for me to learn how this process works.  Knowledge-dump on appeals here.

Observation: from what I see and hear – everyone seems to know everyone in lower courts resulting in all sorts of politics, “favors”, and bad judgments.  Hard to explain Judge Curran’s and Judge Budd’s judgments otherwise.  That said, I heard that things get better as one moves up the appeals process…

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The [Brief] Story of the Freeze-out

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Time to give a little bit of context for how I got frozen out.  Three founders: Moshe Pritsker, Nikita Bernstein, and Klaus Korak. Moshe has the idea.  Nikita joins to build.  Klaus joins to fund after initial traction.

First briefly about each founder, and then what had happened.

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NY to Boston Bus Options

So, since Fung Wah and Lucky Star are both suspended, discovered some new services.

  1. GoBuses – just scored a ticket for $10.  Midtown to Cambridge (&Newton).  This is a rebrand of WorldWideBus. Midtown to Alewife. Continue reading

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