About Tony Lima

Tony Lima has been working with technology, economic modeling, forecasting, and market research for 40 years. His background makes him uniquely qualified to navigate this varied landscape. Begin with his education: B.S. in chemical engineering from M.I.T. , M.B.A. from Harvard, Ph.D. in economics from Stanford. His day job was professor of economics at California State University, East Bay. He retired in 2016 to devote his time to consulting and writing. But he has found time to: write (eight books and over 100 articles ranging from wine economics to detailed analyses of meta-language code generators) consult with companies ranging from Microsoft to CEDEX keep his expertise up-to-date, constantly reading and sorting through the avalanche of information available daily maintain three blogs: Wine Research, Wine Economics, and Economic Policy Local policy analysis: Los Altos Politico.com

Read This if Your iPhone or Other iOS Device is Dropping WiFi Frequently

We’ve been having this problem for approximately forever. We had been incorrectly blaming our Sonicwall TZ300W security router for this problem. It turns out that Apple made a “small” change to iOS that caused most (if not all) of the problems. Read this if your iPhone or other iOS device is dropping wifi frequently. This and many more good tips are on the Apple website. Continue Reading →

Getting Your New Ricoh Printer to Print Postscript From OS X

Our new Ricoh SP C360SNFw laser color multi-function printer is a joy for printing. But the setup is … problematic. In particular, there is no Ricoh Postscript printer driver for OX X. And Postscript is the only way we’ve found to get 600 and 1200 dpi printing, Continue Reading →