BitCoin cheerleader Max Keiser recently “debated” gold bug Peter Schiff at the Nexus Conference. It wasn’t a debate. It was a comedy show.
Just to clarify right away, I am not making a case for gold over cryptocurrencies. My position is that both are overinflated by the debt bubble (see There’s no use arguing BitCoin vs. gold)… Read more
Yahoo! recently revealed that all of its 3 billion accounts were compromised, up from its initial estimate of 1 billion.
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“Whether it’s 1 billion or 3 billion is largely immaterial. Assume it affects you,” Curry said. “Privacy is really the victim here.”
Yahoo first disclosed the breach in December . The stolen informat
Another day, another overreaching bill being passed in Ontario, Canada.
This time it’s a “consumer protection bill” proposed by the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services:
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TORONTO — Ontario is set to introduce ticket sale legislation today that would ban so-called scalper bots and impose new rules on reselling ticke
Canadian policy is currently being dictated by emotion (or more accurately, postmodernism) and the lack of objective analysis in some of the new bills and laws being passed will have dire consequences in the future.
In Ontario, the decision by the Wynne Liberal government to raise minimum wage to $14 by 2018 (about a 30% increase) and $15 by 2019 was made desp… Read more
Lately there has a been a surge in services providing two-factor authentication (2FA). Google, Apple, many financial institutions and e-mail vendors have started to offer two-factor authentication to its users.
Multi-factor authentication assumes that a password is not enough to log in to an account. A device that needs to be physically held by the … Read more
Watch this clip of David Blaine showing you the recency effect:
With all the tragic events that have unfolded in the past day, it’s important to not fall victim to the recency effect.
- IS claims fatal stabbings of 2 women at French train station
- ‘Lone wolf’ suspected in Canada terror attack, police chase
- At least 50 killed as gunman opens fire at Las V
Let’s analyze Quora’s most upvoted answer on the question: “To what extent is SEO a bullshit industry?”
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NON-Bullshit practice of “SEO” is about;
- adding value to the web
- creating unique and engaging content
- improving traffic and conversions (not just rankings)
- understanding web-site technology (html/css, pro
Prior to the rise of social media, the popular way to get your product noticed online was through SEO (Search Engine Optimization).
Despite all the self-proclaimed experts saying SEO is not “gaming the system”, optimizing is by definition reverse engineering and exploiting through pattern recognition. It is a cycle of subtle changes, meas… Read more
There’s nowhere you can escape from politics (this blog article included).
Your workplace is infected, starting with human resource departments and mandatory sensitivity training. Coffee break talk probably revolves around politics.
Silicon Valley is infected. All your tech toys and social media now have political leanings. New features rev… Read more