Hector Fournier

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The biggest difference between rich people and everyone else isn't how much money they have

Yet, so many of us fail to accumulate wealth simply because of our doubts and fears.<p>"<b>The primary difference between a rich person and a poor person is how they manage fear,</b>" writes Kiyosaki, who grew up observing two father figures: "poor dad" — his real father who died with bills to pay — and …

Fun-Da-Mental

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome sufferers 'can overcome symptoms of ME with positive thinking and exercise'

Behavioural and exercise therapy can help sufferers of the condition, a study has found<p>Sufferers of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome can overcome symptoms by increasing exercise and thinking positively, Oxford University has found.<p>A landmark study which followed hundreds of sufferers for two years found …

The future of cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin and beyond

The digital currency has caused any number of headaches for law enforcement. Now entrepreneurs and academics are scrambling to build a better version.<p>…

Bitcoin

California capitalism is starting to look a lot like Polish communism

This talk by Maciej Ceglowski (the founder of Pinboard among other things) is mostly a discussion of ad-tech and privacy issues. It raises a number of interesting points and echoes a view of ad blockers that my partner Albert has convinced me is correct (that they are a logical extension of the …

Venture Capital

Arcade Fire's Win Butler Calls Major Labels 'Completely Clueless'

"It was a poorly managed launch, but conceptually the thing that we liked about Tidal was that it's HD streaming quality," singer says of …

TV's Cord-Cutting Trend Picking Up Steam: Survey

It all started with a simple sentence.<p>"Trends among younger audiences ... will continue to put pressure on the multichannel ecosystem," said Disney CEO Bob Iger during the company's third-quarter conference call on Aug. 4. Those comments stoked fears of cord-cutting and sent shares of Disney and …

Televisions

Ad blocking is really part of Apple's war with Google — and publishers are collateral damage

But what's really driving this sudden upsurge?<p>Nilay Patel at The Verge makes a compelling argument that it's really part of the ongoing war between Apple and Google.<p>Google makes nearly all of its money from advertising on the web. So Google has a compelling interest in having lots of interesting …

Digital Advertising

AOL Confirms It Is Buying Millennial Media In $238M Deal To Expand In Mobile Ads

This just in: AOL, itself acquired by Verizon for $4.4 billion earlier this year, has announced that it is making another purchase of its own. It is buying Millennial Media as it continues to build out its presence in digital advertising and specifically mobile ads. AOL will be paying $1.75/share …

AdTech

An Open Letter From Silicon Valley Calls For Bold Organizational Reform

An Open Letter on the Digital Economy released last week by a group of Silicon Valley venture capitalists and academics recognizes that new digital technologies are transforming the economy while creating massive wealth that is not being shared with most American workers. It calls for basic …

Silicon Valley

9 Rules for Creating Killer Product Videos

<i>This post first appeared on Vimeo.</i><p>Whether you’re selling a product or service, the ubiquitous product video can be the make-or-break moment for your potential customers. A truly great product video both informs and inspires viewers to give you their attention (and their wallets).<p>At Vimeo, we’ve …