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101 Proven Practices for Focus

<i>“Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.”</i> -- Zig Ziglar<p>Here is my collection of 101 Proven Practices …

Productivity

What is special about Nim?

2015-01-01 · Nim · Programming<p>The Nim programming language is exciting. While the official tutorial is great, it slowly introduces you to the …

60 Free CS College Courses to Take Online in 2015

Spoiler alert: computer science is in. Like, it’s really in – so far in, it’s reached the center of the Tootsie Roll pop. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Of all the things …

Billionaire Harold Hamm Hits Back Against WSJ Allegations

This hasn’t been a good year for Oklahoma City oil and gas tycoons. Tom Ward, CEO of SandRidge Energy was castigated by shareholders for cutting deals between the company and his family. Aubrey McClendon was booted out as CEO of Chesapeake Energy after grueling months of revelations about self …

What Bloomberg employees can see when they snoop on customers

Bloomberg LP is in damage-control mode. Some of its largest customers have publicly accused the firm’s journalists of snooping on their usage of Bloomberg terminals, the firm’s wildly profitable information service for investors.<p>Until recently, all Bloomberg employees could access information about</b> …

Employment

A massive leak of financial records is just beginning to hit tax-avoiders where it hurts

The rich, the powerful and the merely famous should be very afraid. First the journalists started going after their offshore accounts and tax havens, thanks to an unprecedented leak of millions of secret banking documents. Now the authorities are piling on.<p>The leaked files obtained by the …

Corruption

One of the nastiest fights in Big Oil just got nastier

<i>This story has been updated with a statement from Patton Boggs.</i><p>One of the world’s largest, longest and nastiest courtroom battles was escalated today by Chevron, which sued Patton Boggs, the powerhouse law firm, for alleged fraud and malicious prosecution in an Ecuadoran pollution case.<p>The suit …

Chevron

Dollar soars to 4-year high

NEW YORK (AP) — The dollar continued trading above 100 yen Friday, hitting levels not seen since April 2009.<p>It rose to 101.53 yen Friday, The drop in the value of the yen is driven by improved reports on the U.S. economy and aggressive credit easing in Japan, aimed at reviving that country's …