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November 30, 2022

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Luca Pacioli, the Father of Accounting

Happy International Accounting Day!

It was on this date in 1494 that homie to Leonardo da Vinci, Venetian mathematician, and “Father of Accounting” Luca Bartolomeo de Pacioli published Summa de arithmetica, geometria, proportioni et proportionalita (or “everything about arithmetic, geometry and proportion”), making November 10 the day we celebrate…accounting. Despite its importance to the history of counting, Summa de […]

Hybrid Work Only Makes It More Obvious How Much Going to the Office Sucks

While there are small pockets of American white collar workers who would welcome a respite from screaming kids and incontinent dogs at home (shout-out to a certain Going Concern team member always regaling us with shitty stories on Zoom calls), a good majority of people have realized that skipping the commute and making your own […]

An Accounting Firm Gets Phished: A Play In Two Acts

The other day — OK it was actually 12 days ago — we got a random email in our editor inbox. This is not uncommon, said inbox serves as the garbage disposal into which reader complaints go. Just kidding, we love feedback. Really. The editor inbox is a hub for reader comments, advertising requests, story […]