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This Video Explains Everything You Need to Know About Bitcoin in Three Minutes

What is a bitcoin? Like exactly? It's digital currency and it's been around for a while now so what's all the fuss these days? It's because more and …

The New Bitcoin Millionaires

They're out there. As the currency climbs in value, one new millionaire states his intentions: "I'm gonna cash out."<p>"With today's rise in Bitcoin I'm officially a millionaire," writes Reddit user Bitcoinmillo. "I'm gonna cash out over the next 30 days."<p>This is the type of story that's been …

Technology Is Turning College Into a Dead End for Many People

In my 2009 book, <i>The Lights in the Tunnel: Automation, Accelerating Technology and the Economy of the Future</i>, I argued that advancing technology -- and especially software automation -- would increasingly threaten the jobs taken by college graduates, and might eventually undermine the incentive to …

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Bitcoin Obliterates 'The State Theory Of Money'

Once you get past the childish title, the recent bitcoin piece from Karl Denninger raises some issues that warrant consideration from bitcoin economists. Denninger is an intelligent student of the capital markets and his essay deserves a serious reply.<p>The economic contribution of his essay is that …

How to Use Temptation to Strengthen Your Willpower

I was running a leadership offsite at The Allison Inn and Spa in Oregon — one of my favorite hotels — and the food, as always, was exquisite. The carrot cake at lunch was so delicious that I ate two pieces. And when the staff brought out big, thick, gooey, homemade cookies during a break, I was …

Enterprise-Class 3D Printers To Drop Under $2,000 By 2016, Says Report

3D printing is still in its infancy. But, to use an overused phrase, it is the future. From home use to enterprise use, 3D printing will continue to grow and break into new areas. With that comes price reductions. So much so that Gartner predicts enterprise-class 3D printers (read: 3D printers not …

Warren Buffett's 'Professor' Teaches 12 Steps To Financial Success

Brazil’s richest citizen, Jorge Paulo Lemann, may not be a household name–yet. But the brands he controls are already quite familiar to consumers around the world. With his partners, Lemann runs the makers of Budweiser beer, the Whopper and soon even Heinz ketchup.<p>Lemann made international …