``I don't believe the ongoing melt-up in U.S. stocks and the rapidly deteriorating geopolitical backdrop are coincidental. Again, from my analytical framework, both are creatures of historic monetary inflation. Serious (faltering Bubble) stress at the "periphery" now dictates erratic behavior many would view (from the old world view) as irrational. Show More Summary
If a collapse in aggregate demand is not at fault, then was an aggregate supply shift? A quick-and-dirty evaluation using some back-of-the-envelope calculations In 2008Q4, GDP fell at an annualized rate of 8.9%; it fell another 5.6% going into 2009Q1. One interpretation is that aggregate demand collapsed. An alternative interpretation is that supply fell; in […]
Howard's Daily by Philip K. Howard There are three major structural causes of unaffordable health care in America. One is defensive medicine (3-10% of total costs), caused by unnecessary tests and procedures done in part to help protect...Show More Summary
After taking criticism leading into his draft and then falling to the bottom of the first round, former lottery-bound pick Perry Jones III is developing into a useful player thanks to the Thunder's framework. PHOENIX — Perry Jones III...Show More Summary
Bureau Veritas (BV) said it has signed a framework agreement with LM Wind Power, a supplier of components and services to the wind industry, to cover the certification
Drifty, a participant in the TechStars Cloud 2013 incubator, and makers of a suite of tools for mobile developers building apps and websites, most notably, the Ionic framework, has closed on a million in seed funding, the company is announcing. Show More Summary
The executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Christiana Figueres, has said scientists and UN officials should stop using "weirdo words" when talking about climate change. By talking in scientific jargon and using acronyms that fly over the heads of Joe and Josephine Public, the climate-change lobby is bamboozling rather than [...]
By Paul F. deLespinasse, StatesmanJournal.com Although we can take satisfaction from Portland’s narrow escape, we need to think about the legal framework within which the possibility of a school strike developed. As Medford shows, escapes don’t always happen.
The March edition of what’s new for web designers and developers includes new web apps, photoshop plugins, productivity tools, graphics programs, CSS frameworks, jQuery plugins, and some really great new fonts. Many of the resources below are free or very low cost, and are sure to be useful to a lot of designers and developers […]
Arab League chief Nabil Elaraby has urged Arab countries to take a “firm stand” against Israel’s demand that the Palestinians recognize it as a Jewish state, calling it a deviation from an agreed-upon framework for peace talks. Elaraby delivered his remarks Sunday at an Arab Foreign Ministers meeting in Cairo. Last week, Palestinian leader Mahmoud […]
DataAnnotations are really helpful when creating a model in Entity Framework Code-First. They are a simple way of instructing EF how you want the model to be structured and how it should translate the model into a relational database. You can also use validation rules to specify what values are allo
Here's a framework to understand why "lazy" and "boring" are compliments to the most successful bank investors.
An interesting framework from Grace Ng in which startups(products) are categorized along two axes: the level of pain you’re solving and the frequency of use: When should your startup focus on UX?. I think this is an interesting way to talk about products and their real value. Show More Summary
Like the Greek mythical figure Promethean, our societies and nations are chained to a rock of our own making. Learn about the Promethean Career Framework. The post The Promethean Career Framework appeared first on CAREEREALISM.
The MySQL Fabric framework brings two major features: automatic client- and server-side failover and sharding. The manual hints, you need a “Fabric aware driver” for this but it does not list one for PHP. First, you don’t necessarily...Show More Summary
To maintain a simple good vs. evil framework, the fact that Ukraine's neo-fascist movement had a significant role in the opposition to Yanukovych--and the government that replaced him--was downplayed or even outright denied.
PayPal, looking to provide an additional structure around the Node.js application framework, developed the Kraken implementation, a more secure and scalable framework for building commercial-grade applications. This week, PayPal is making Kraken available to the broader open-source community.
The goal of most consumer focused startups is to become an automatic habit for their customers and I’ve written before about Nir Eyal’s powerful Desire Engine framework for building habit forming services (tl;dr: take users round and round a four step habit loop – trigger, action, reward, investment). Yesterday Nir wrote about applying this [...]
Rio Tinto pledged yesterday to press ahead with finalising an investment framework for the long-delayed Simandou iron ore project and said it would seek ratification from Guinea’s parliament as soon as possible. ||| Rio Tinto pledged...Show More Summary