Category: Articles

GrowthOps – FY20 in Review

Trimantium GrowthOps Limited (ASX: TGO) is one of the most poorly understood stocks on the ASX given its sustained revenue (over A$80 million p.a.) and client profile. The vast majority of the online coverage of the company is either 1) ad hominem attacks against me or key people, 2) deliberately misleading to the point of market manipulation or 3) automatically generated content by content algorithms.

Free Market Monopoly

Back in 2010, Fiona Borrelli and I created a free and simple expansion for the Monopoly™ board game called “Free Market Monopoly”. The idea behind the board game expansion was to create a more stimulating game for players looking for more financial complexity, more strategy and less chance. My favourite board game of all time remains Diplomacy by Allan B. Calhamer / The Avalon Hill Game Co, and whilst Free Market Monopoly is no Diplomacy, it is definitely an incremental step towards the Diplomacy experience.

Armour is a Weapon

As part of Galactic Bioware‘s product development effort, I’ve had to get very deep in the issue of the handling of protected fibres such as those that comprise the well-known Kevlar (Aramid) by DuPont and less well-known, but much more interesting, Dyneema (UHMWPE) by Royal DSM which are common soft fabrics used in body armour products. tl;dr – anything which can be used to make body armour outside of the US is extremely regulated as a weapon.

What to expect

About PhillipKingston.com I’ve had this domain since 2006 and it has taken on various incarnations since then to support my business and non-profit interests. In 2020, after a number of quite significant life events, it will take on a new role. I intend to post fairly regularly on a diverse range of topics including: Entrepreneurial and […]