Alvaro Franco

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The Simplest Way To Beat The Market (Part 1)

What if I told you that there is a simple way to beat the market by 100% (yes, twice the market returns) on average, with minimal risk and low …

How to create a data-driven marketing strategy

To truly make progress in your business, you need a robust marketing strategy that’s as integrated with your inventory as it is with your employees. Tying your business together with a solid sales and marketing strategy will allow you to measure data and create an actionable marketing strategy upon …

Marketing

Bitcoin Is Digital Gold. But Will You Buy a Sandwich With It?

For digital-marketing agency Cooperatize.com, taking bitcoin for payment was easy enough, all co-founder Roger Wu had to do was obtain a digital …

How to Invest in Bitcoin Without Actually Buying Bitcoin

Here are a few ways to potentially profit.<p>With bitcoin hitting record high prices recently, many investors are wondering if they should jump on to …

After day one, AI is crushing humanity at poker

A more complex approach than a mortal mind can handle<p>The first day of the Brains vs. AI poker tournament is in the books, and the Libratus bot from Carnegie Mellon University emerged as the clear winner, collecting $81,716 to the humans $7,228. Both the players and Libratus’ creators cautioned that …

How to Day Trade the Dead Cat Bounce Strategy

A swift drop followed by a light rally. Don't be fooled. Capitalize.<p>Updated February 22, 2018<p>A stock just gapped down more than 5% on the open, …

How and When to Capture Big Gains Day Trading Triangles

Low Risk High Reward Triangle Day Trading Strategy<p>Learn how and when to day trade triangles<p>Updated October 13, 2016<p>There's no greater feeling than …

4 Proven Phobias Keeping Newbies from Trading a Live Account

I was recently contacted by one of our readers and she said--“It’s scary to trade with real money as fear of failure takes over. I’ve been trading a …

How I Use Fibonacci Analysis To Make Money In The Market

Fibonacci Analysis is one of the most valuable and easy to use tools that we have as market participants. I’ve studied supply and demand behavior for …

6 Tips For Finding Better Trade Entries With Every Trading Strategy

Which trader wouldn’t like to improve his trade entries? It is possible to create a much stronger trade entry method, but you don’t (and shouldn’t) …

Trading

Trading The Bull Trap - Eliminating Losing Traders

How often did you experience a situation where a trade looked so obvious but then immediately reversed on you and you had to realize that you were, …

How To Use Moving Averages - Moving Average Trading 101

Moving averages are without a doubt the most popular trading tools. Moving averages are great if you know how to use them but most traders, however, …

You can now create Google Docs from within Slack

Google’s G Suite – formerly known as Google Apps for Work – is getting a big swath of new features today with the a round of productivity updates.<p>First up, you can now create Google Docs right within Slack. Tap the + button to import or create new Docs, Sheets or Slides. You can share them with …

Anki's adorable Cozmo robot is hard not to love

As someone raised on science fiction and the dream of advanced artificially intelligent robots, I couldn't help but fall for Anki's Cozmo. But really, that's not much of a surprise. The tiny bot already won me over when I first saw it in action back in June, and since then it's been one of my most …

Robotics

Amazon is importing Ronia the Robber’s Daughter, the first Studio Ghibli TV series

And also taking its pilot Little Big Awesome to series<p>Amazon Studios has picked up the American rights to <i>Ronia The Robber's Daughter</i>, a 26-episode Japanese animated series co-produced by Studio Ghibli, directed by Ghibli's Goro Miyazaki, and animated by CGI animation studio Polygon. The American …

This robot can entertain children for hours without any adult supervision

The iPal can entertain kids for hours on end.<p>The three-foot tall robot with “wide eyes, working fingers, pastel trimming, and a touchscreen tablet on its chest” showed off its babysitting skills at an annual robotics event in San Jose, California, the Guardian reported. The iPal is designed to act …

Robotics

This robot-made pizza in Silicon Valley should terrify Domino's and Pizza Hut

A Silicon Valley-based startup wants to take a slice out of the nearly $40 billion pizza industry in the most Silicon Valley-way possible — using robots to make its pies.<p>Zume Pizza, founded in 2015, set out to make better pizza faster by streamlining the process through technology. Robots use …

The 9 best fantasy book series

There may have been a time when fantasy novels were the stuff of bookworms and nerds, but in the past 20 years, tales of witches, elves, magic, and …

Books

7 games with entertaining fail states that every dev should study

Winning is great. Losing stinks.<p>Still, losing doesn't have to be a negative part of the game's experience. Of course, trial and error and learning …