Duda Valencia

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Read These 5 Books On Writing In Lieu of Spending $40,000 On An MFA

Back in the pre-Internet days, if you wanted to land an agent and a book deal you had two choices: spend a million dollars on postage cold-querying …

Writing

Pobreza, riqueza y redistribución | Axel Kaiser - Curso: Ideas y política FPP

The 25 Principles for Adult Behavior: John Perry Barlow (R.I.P.) Creates a List of Wise Rules to Live By

<i>Image by the European Graduate School, via Wikimedia Commons</i><p>The most successful outlaws live by a code, and in many ways John Perry Barlow, founder …

Grateful Dead

How a brothel owner created the world’s biggest industrial park

PAST the neon lights of Reno and the cookie-cutter homes of neighbouring Sparks, the I-80 highway winds through a thinly populated expanse of arid …

Economics

A new type of solar cell is coming to market

SOMETIMES it takes a while for the importance of a scientific discovery to become clear. When the first perovskite, a compound of calcium, titanium …

Clean Energy

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Learning from Europe’s populists

THE European Union must feel as if it has seen off the populist horde. Economic growth is at its strongest in a decade. Emmanuel Macron has defeated …

Political Science

A revolution in health care is coming

NO WONDER they are called “patients”. When people enter the health-care systems of rich countries today, they know what they will get: prodding …

JP Morgan Chase

In popular music, collaborations rock

FEW who have given an address at Harvard Business School have a CV like that of Khaled Mohamed Khaled, who spoke there in 2016. The 42-year-old music …

Music Industry

Telegram ICO (TON) (GRAM) - All information about Telegram ICO (TON) ICO (Token Sale)

Important: RUMORS! NO OFFICIAL SITE! RUMORS! RUMORS! RUMORS! RUMORS!<p>(Blockchain)<p>Ultra-Fast Blockchain technology from Telegram messenger.<p>Token …

Cryptocurrency

Telegram’s initial coin offering is sought-after but controversial

IN A few years, millions of people will use a messaging app to make instant payments to friends across the globe or in a digital marketplace. But …

Cryptocurrency

Michael Casey - Senior Advisor for Blockchain Opportunities, MIT

MIT

Blockchain’s Future in Oil and Gas

<i>Oil and gas companies could derive many benefits from blockchain technology, from enhancing efficiency and transparency to more securely storing and managing data.</i><p>The oil and gas industry is no stranger to technological innovation in field operations. Hydraulic fracturing, 3-D seismic mapping, and …

Blockchain

Quincy Jones Has a Story About That

Frank Sinatra. Michael Jackson. Ray Charles. Malcolm X. Elon Musk. Truman Capote. Buzz Aldrin. Prince. Tupac. Even Leni Riefenstahl. Quincy Jones has run with them all. Chris Heath stays up late with the 84-year-old music legend who has a tale to go with every famous name.<p><b>"I feel like</b> I'm just …

Michelle Obama

5 Blockchain Opportunities No Company Can Afford To Miss

The blockchain phenomenon appears to be gathering pace as we head into 2018. With big announcements from the likes of Kodak and Microsoft, it’s clear that there are opportunities beyond finance where it has already taken a foothold.<p>But what are the opportunities for your business? To help start to …

Blockchain

Democracy continues its disturbing retreat

A DECADE has passed since Larry Diamond, a political scientist at Stanford University, put forward the idea of a global “democratic recession”. The …

Daphne Caruana Galizia

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 …

Berkshire Hathaway

Inside Saudi Aramco's Kingdom of Oil

From the window of our small plane flying low over the desert, Saudi Arabia’s Empty Quarter looks as remote as the name suggests, with burnt-orange …

Idiomas y conducta humana

Una persona bilingüe juzga y llega a conclusiones distintas, dependiendo del idioma que utiliza.

North Sea oil has a middle-aged renaissance

This time last year, Phil Kirk put his name to the deal of a lifetime when he agreed to pay $3.8bn for a package of North Sea oil and gas assets from …

Oil & Gas Industry

Be like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett: If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible

“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time — none. Zero.” <i>— Charlie Munger, Self-made billionaire & Warren Buffett’s longtime business partner</i><p>Why did the busiest person in the world, former president Barack Obama, read an hour a day …

Self-improvement

Dan Schulman

In my first Facebook Live of the new year, I’m sitting down with Wences Casares, a PayPal board member, renowned entrepreneur and CEO of Xapo. Wences …

The rise and fall of Bitcoin

THE great Sir Isaac Newton may have revolutionised our knowledge of the world but he still had his blind spots. He was sucked into the great mania of …

Cryptocurrency

Dios, religión y ciencia

Ciertamente, los diálogos entre un creyente y un ateo son ilustrativos e interesantes.

Blockchain, explained

An MIT expert on why distributed ledgers and cryptocurrencies have the potential to affect every industry.<p>By Zach Church | May 25, 2017<p>Why It …

Warren Buffett Shares the Secrets to Wealth in America

I have good news. First, most American children are going to live far better than their parents did. Second, large gains in the living standards of …

Reporters to Trump ambassador: ‘This is the Netherlands — you have to answer questions’

Peter Hoekstra, the newly minted U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands, held his first news conference with the Dutch media at his new residence in The Hague on Wednesday.<p>It did not go well.<p>Dutch journalists peppered Hoekstra with questions on unsubstantiated claims he made in 2015 about chaos that …

Donald Trump

Norway wealth fund proposes end to oil and gas investment

Norway’s trillion-dollar sovereign wealth fund has proposed dropping its investments in oil and gas stocks, warning that the country — western …

As Bitcoin Scrapes $10,000, an Investment Boom Like No Other

SAN FRANCISCO — Digital gold. The new tulip mania. A virtual currency.<p>Whatever you want to call it, Bitcoin is on an extraordinary run, with the price of a single Bitcoin crossing $10,000 on some exchanges for the first time on Monday — less than two months after it crossed $5,000 for the first …

What Makes a Genius? The World's Greatest Minds Have One Thing in Common

Being a genius is different than merely being supersmart. Smart people are a dime a dozen, and many of them don’t amount to much. What matters is …

Creativity