Alessandro Bettini

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Dalle nocciole turche alle arachidi cinesi, la lista nera dei cibi pericolosi per la salute

Le nocciole e l’altra frutta secca dalla Turchia contaminate da aflatossine cancerogene hanno fatto scattare l’allerta nei Paesi comunitari. Poi ci …

Collaborare è una noia mortale e azzera la produttività. Uno studio

Per molto tempo elogiata come soluzione ai problemi del lavoro moderno, la collaborazione e i meeting in realtà fanno male. Almeno ad alcuni lavori. …

25 lavori molto ben pagati ma a stress (quasi) zero

Una classifica pubblicata da Business Insider ha raccolto i 25 lavori che a fronte di un ottimo stipendio stressano poco. Alcuni per niente. In un …

Così Accenture sceglie le startup per le aziende. I 5 passi della rottura digitale

La multinazionale Accenture crede nell'open innovation e propone ai suoi clienti un piano in 5 fasi per individuare le startup con cui …

Impiegato perde il lavoro e si reinventa web editor. Ora guadagna 100 mila dollari l’anno

Danny Margulies, impiegato amministrativo, ha ricominciato da zero cercando su Google "come fare soldi scrivendo". Ora è uno dei freelance più noti …

Saper rallentare e altre 9 qualità che ti serviranno nel lavoro se hai meno di 35 anni

Fare carriera da Millennial non è sempre facile: ecco alcuni consigli per non toppare sulla strada del successo<p>Veloci, iperconnessi, ipercomunicanti: …

The end of oil as we know it

But a short-term drop in the price of oil is nothing compared with the end of demand for oil as we know it.<p>The more extreme scenario is what Bernstein Research is now talking about. Energy analyst Neil Beveridge is out with a new note that explores the question of demand — with a prediction that …

Oil

Why Oil Prices May Reach Triple Digits in 2017

Today, I’m going to try and tackle the reasoning for my ‘wild’ predictions for oil reaching triple digits by the end of 2017. While I am nearly alone …

IOT Is The Killer App For Big Data

Companies have been embarking on big data initiatives for many years. Often, these were IT driven solutions looking for problems to solve. IT professionals understood that if they could bring many disparate data sources into one place and make that data actionable, the data would become a gold mine …

Big Data

A new website is tracking startups’ falling valuations

FuckedCompany colorfully chronicled the collapse and failure of the first dot-com boom. Now a tool called Downround Tracker launched today by research firm CB Insights is providing running detail on the current round of failures and disappointments among internet startups.<p>It remains to be seen …

Startups

Saudi Arabia, Shale & Iran: Everything You Need To Know About The Oil Crisis

In just 15 trading days, oil prices have managed to plunge another 20%, after a fall of 29% in 2015 and 44% in 2014. While markets took these drops in stride in the past few years, something seems different about the volatile plunge so far in 2016.<p>Why are oil prices so low? And why are the world’s …

Oil

Why the Disrupted are privately griping about tech upstarts at Davos

Given the theme of this year’s World Economic Forum was the Fourth Industrial Revolution, it was natural that Silicon Valley’s tech entrepreneurs …

University of California

IoT Moves From Smart To Wicked Intelligent At CES

During my time at this year’s Consumer Electronic Show (CES), I got to play, observe, ask questions and be generally fascinated and inspired by what I saw from both start-ups looking for that first round of funding and the big boys, such as BMW, Sony and Netflix. From self-driving cars, to even …

Web, il governo inglese sceglie il rating made in Italy di Mevaluate

La società italiana Mevaluate è il primo “istituto etico online della reputazione”, vale a dire una banca dati che, grazie a un sistema di controlli …

Iran, ecco tutti gli effetti geopolitici ed economici dell'accordo

L’indice Tasi della borsa di Riad cala del 7 per cento, toccando i minimi dal 2011, e seguono gli altri stati del Golfo, scrive il <i>Sole 24 Ore</i>: è il …

TinyLab Is A Prototyping System In A Box

What could be cooler than a name like “Bosphorus Mechatronics?” How about a little box that lets you connect almost anything to anything including wireless connections and rotary input. The board, which can be programmed from Windows or Linux and is called TinyLab, is a tinkerers dream with over 20 …

Chi (e perché) alimenta la guerra del petrolio. Parla il prof. Sapelli

I prezzi del petrolio sono in caduta libera, ai minimi da sette anni. Un crollo che nasce da un eccesso di produzione che segnala non solo una …

Isis and the war for oil

It has always been hard to accept the argument that the series of wars in the Middle East since 2001 have been about oil. Afghanistan is not an oil …

The Recession Caused by Low Oil Prices

Misery for oil incumbents from the fracking boom is spilling into the global economy. But there is cause for optimism.<p>By<p>Donald L. Luskin<p>The global economy is slipping into recession. The evidence is showing up in all the usual ways: slowing output growth, slumping purchasing-manager indexes, …

You’ve probably never heard of the world’s most valuable company

It’s Saudi Aramco—the world’s most important energy producer, controlling Saudi Arabia’s roughly 321 billion barrels of proven oil and gas reserves.<p>The company could open itself up to outside investors in a share sale, according to deputy Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman, who mentioned the matter …

Oil

Pricing Aramco

2016-01-07T18:10:51.000Z<p>By: Paul Murphy, Joseph Cotterill<p>That, at right, is a slice of Saudi Aramco history that you probably won’t be seeing in an …

Saudi Arabia

UK oil and gas fields increase production for first time in 15 years

Statistics for first 10 months of 2015 show an 8.6% rise from a year earlier after new North Sea fields were opened<p>Britain’s oil and gas fields have increased production for the first time in more than 15 years, figures show.<p>Government statistics for the first 10 months of 2015 show oil and gas …

The Truth About Sanctions Against Russia

The extension of sanctions against Russia by the EU and their expansion by the United States demonstrated that the restrictive measures will remain …

Oil prices plummet again as Saudi Arabia vows to maintain output

Opec and US production falls as markets see price set to end 30% lower than last year<p>Oil prices fell over 3% on Wednesday after new data showed US crude supplies continuing to grow while Saudi Arabia promised to keep up its policy of pumping its wells flat out. A barrel of benchmark Brent crude was …

Russia's oil output hits record high despite price crash

The country's oil and gas condensate production last year increased 1.4 percent year-on-year, with output reaching 10.73 million barrels per day, a post-Soviet record, according to data cited by Interfax news agency.<p>The slide in oil prices and Western sanctions over Moscow's role in the Ukraine …

Oil