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Bill Gates Slammed Donald Trump This Morning

The annual letter from the Gates Foundation is a huge clap-back at the President and his policies.<p>Bill and Melinda Gates released their annual letter this morning and it contains a huge slam at Trump and his policies. Here are some excerpts, followed by my comments:<p>"For decades the United States …

Donald Trump

U.S. Combat Advisers in Vietnam Knew the Score and Got Ignored

American officers advising the South Vietnamese Army repeatedly warned Washington that the war was misguided. This, they quickly learned, was the …

In just two hours, Amazon erased $30 billion in market value for healthcare’s biggest companies

Amazon has disrupted fashion, books, furniture, food, cloud-based storage services, and much else besides. Now, it’s coming for one of the biggest, most complex industries in the US: healthcare.<p>Today (Jan. 30), Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan announced a vague but market-moving plan to …

Bitcoin, ICOs and 'internet money': The not-so-distant future of regulations in the crypto marketplace

Kevin Murcko, CEO, CoinMetro and FXPIG, looks at regulation of cryptocoins and tokens.<p>The goals of transparency, stability, and preventing market …

The Next Great Digital Transformation Is Almost Upon Us and It Will Be Truly Different | Inc.com

When engineers from Xerox PARC showed off their revolutionary new personal computer, the Alto, at the company's global conference in 1977, senior executives weren't particularly impressed. It just didn't seem to be relevant to their jobs or their business. Their wives, however, were transfixed.<p>The …

Innovation

Thom Hartmann: The America I knew has almost disappeared

What’s left of our democratic institutions are under siege<p>Like an alcoholic family that won’t discuss alcoholism (proving Don Quixote’s warning never to mention rope in the home of a man who’s been hanged), far too many Americans are unwilling to acknowledge or even discuss the ongoing collapse of …

Political Science

Forget Bitcoin, Buy Ether

Bitcoin is making headlines again, since it just smashed through its $5000 barrier onto $6000.<p>I’ll tell you why Bitcoin jumped, and why it's …

Cryptocurrency

A Concise History of Hanoi

Hanoi has been conquered, occupied, liberated and renamed more times than any other city we’ve visited. In fact, upheaval seems to be the only …

Vietnam

Luxury Living in the Caye Sereno Community, Vietnam

• Developed by Brazilian studio <b>MK27, Caye Sereno</b> is a superb collection of high-end residences.<br>• The <b>luxury villas</b> are located in <b>Ha Long Bay</b>, a UNESCO …

16 skills that are hard to learn but will pay off forever

That's especially the case when it comes to learning important life skills.<p>To ascertain which talents are worth the investment, one Quora reader posed the question: "What are the hardest and most useful skills to learn?"<p>We've highlighted our favorite takeaways, as well as a few other skills we …

Self-improvement

A Beginner’s Guide to Back-End Development

If you’re not a developer or engineer, concepts like front-end vs. back-end development can be challenging to wrap your head around. Pile on all of …

Vietnam

The One Thing 11 Relationship Experts Think You Should Know About Your Partner Before Marrying Them

Before getting married, it's important to come to several layers of understanding with your partner. Obviously you'll want to discuss where you think …

Mental Health

A study found VCs talk about women entrepreneurs much more negatively than men

This probably won't come as much of a surprise to female entrepreneurs who have tried to raise funding.<p>Swedish researchers observing government venture capitalists over a year found that they described female and male investors quite differently, and not in a good way.<p>According to the researchers' …

Entrepreneurship

Deep Web Links – Massive Deep Websites Links and Url

Newly Updated List – Deep Web Links 2017, .Onion Links 2017, .Onion sites 2017, Deep Web linkleri, Tor Links, Dark Websites, Deep web websites, Deep …

US Government Invests in Blockchain to Protect Healthcare Companies from Hackers

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) recently published a research paper on the applicability of Blockchain …

Blockchain

China to Trump: We don’t want a trade war — but if there is one, you’d lose

BEIJING — China’s premier told the United States on Wednesday: We don’t want a trade war with you, but if one breaks out, your companies would bear the brunt.<p>Yet despite tensions over jobs, currency rates and “security matters,” Premier Li Keqiang told a news conference in Beijing ahead of the …

China

These are the 10 skills to learn if you want to advance in a career in tech

Whether you're just starting out, you're angling for a better gig, or you're just trying to thrive right where you are, it's important that you're up-to-date with the latest technologies — or else you may already be behind the curve, as the hot new tech <i>du jour</i> replaces the old and busted.<p>"We see …

Amazon Web Services

8 Life Changes That Will Instantly Command Respect | Inc.com

Respect is such a lost value in today's culture, especially since the most recent presidential campaign. Its polarizing nature has brought out the worst in humanity.<p>Studies have been telling us that there's immense power in respect. Something as simple as the act of treating others as though they …

Leadership

64.5 Hours of Hadoop, MapReduce, Spark & More to Prepare You For One of Today's Fastest-Growing IT Careers

<b>From 0 to 1 : Hive for Big Data Processing</b><p>Connect the Dots Between SQL & Hive to Enhance Your Big Data Processing Skills<p>Hive is a Big Data processing …

How the Nazis Took Control of Germany

Hitler was not that popular when he first took office, but the Nazis quickly changed that, for the simple reason that power magnifies the ideas of …

See Exclusive Portraits of Celebrities, Politicians, Activists, and More Backstage at the Women's March

Feminism

Martin Luther King Jr. fought for more than civil rights. This was the protest less remembered

In January 1967, the Rev.<p>Martin Luther King Jr. packed several suitcases and secluded himself on the coast of Jamaica, far from the telephone, far from the crises roiling America.<p>It would not go down in history as one of his most famous trips. King was trying to finish writing a new book, "Where Do …

How These Entrepreneurs Built Empires Worth Millions

We live in an era where many of us ratherThe post How These Entrepreneurs Built Empires Worth Millions appeared first on iamwire.

Startups

Video: Happiness doesn’t just happen on its own. Here’s how to use data to build a more joyful life

What if you could figure out how to optimize your joy? For an entire year, Quartz science reporter Katherine Foley tracked all of her very best memories—thereby generating a set of data that demonstrated what really made her tick.<p>Watch the video above to find out what happens when you a quantify a …

Happiness

America and Vietnam (1965-1973)

The Vietnam War pitted America against communism and was a classic example of Cold War conflict. The western allies had been victorious in Berlin, …

When The Bough Breaks The Economy Will Fall -- Trouble To Come In The New Year

Donald Trump promises an economic miracle during his administration, low taxes, record profits for companies, and high-paying jobs for workers. I wish it were true, but it ain't going to happen.<p>Unbeknownst to the President-elect, capitalist economies have built-in economic cycles with highs (peaks) …

Economics

Why Aren’t There More Asian Americans in Leadership Positions?

Since the 1960s, Asian Americans have become the country’s “model minority,” largely due to significant increases in mobility that have mostly (though perhaps inaccurately) been attributed to education.<p>Asians do outperform other minorities and white people when it comes to education, employment, …

Leadership