Rational Exuberance is a blog about the money, finance, investing, audit, data standards, and anything else I happen to find fascinating. I’ve spent most of my professional career working in financial services and related fields. My background in computer science has colored my interests. For me, finance and computers come together naturally in the topic of XBRL. I’m one of the creators of the XBRL data standard, and I’m very proud of XBRL’s gradual adoption. Don’t worry, you’ll hear a lot more about XBRL on this blog, so go back to reading it.