Rick Dude (last name pronounced like the beloved persona of Buffalo Bob, rather than the ever so popular catch phrase ending in "Where's my car?") is a technologist, financial enthusiast, and all around intellectual tinkerer. He probably has little business telling you what companies to invest in, so he lets a computer do it for you (Forcastix). Fortunately for everyone involved, the computer usually gets it right. He is cofounder of forcastix.com, an organization that specializes in rating publicly traded companies.