What would you do with free virtual money? Great experiment in Iceland.
Author: Perry Ismangil
What’s Not Being Said About Bitcoin
Bitcoin is like email: open to everyone (including abusers), but ultimately resilient. Do you agree?
Buffett’s annual letter: What you can learn from my real estate investments
Investment is not speculative.
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Supernova in M82 galaxy
Supernova in M 82, a photo by UCL Mathematical and Physical Sciences on Flickr.
Supernova in M 82 observed by UCL’s University of London Observatory. Top: the galaxy on 10 December 2013. Bottom: the same galaxy at 19:20 UT on 21 Jan 2014, with the supernova labelled.
Sheffield may be first to colonise Mars
It’s a long shot but there is a chance a Sheffielder will reach Mars and colonise it!
10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Happy
Coin is overrated, it’s Visa and MasterCard that’s doing a Netflix
Instead of Coin pulling a Netflix, it’s the duopoly Visa and MasterCard transforming the current credit and debit card.
It’s solving a non-existent problem: In the UK magnetic swipe is already obsolete. My credit and debit/ATM card are now a smartcard. And last year they’ve put NFC in. So no swiping ever.
Visa Debit Card, a photo by MoneyBlogNewz on Flickr.
Can your business afford not being on the Internet?
But there is bigger lesson – which is that a retailer without a substantial online presence, including mobile, is on a fast road to obsolescence.
BBC’s Robert Peston on retailer profits.
Seems to be a well d-oh moment, but only realised now by Morrisons. Tesco started online groceries more than a decade ago.
Cover photos everywhere. Here’s mine.
It seems everyone wants a cover photo nowadays. When did the Internet becomes a photo gallery?
So I got one from my backyard one morning.