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Robots, not free trade, is killing jobs in the U.S.
By tovarichpeter in misc   12 comments, latest 15 minutes ago:
Dan8267 says Heraclitusstudent says Programmers transform non formal thinking into formal code. If you think that's what software development is, you obviously have no experience in software development.

Kansas's shocking new law will take poor peoples money and give it to big banks
By bgamall4 in misc   12 comments, latest 48 minutes ago:
FortWayne says Sometimes they just sensationalize things a bit too much. Hard to tell what is the truth there.

China inc is coming to America
By tovarichpeter in misc   posted 1 hour ago: Japan led a wave of investment into America in the 1980s. Now it's China's turn. A new report described as the first of its kind has broken down how much Chinese money is flowing...

China launches World's largest economic stimulus, inc affordable housing
By tovarichpeter in misc   posted 2 hours ago: I lived and worked in Shanghai and Hong Kong for almost two decades and now write primarily on China, Asia, and nuclear proliferation. I am the author of two Random House books, The Coming...

By Patrick in technologies   6 comments, latest 2 hours ago:
BayAreaObserver says Simplicity Linux Makes Good on Its Easy-Peasy Promise. The latest edition of Simplicity Linux, version 15.4, recently became available for download. Simplicity Linux delivers just what its name suggests: It is a simpler...

By BayAreaObserver in companies   1 comment, latest 2 hours ago:
BayAreaObserver says LaunchKit, which aims to give developers a tool set that makes launching new apps easier, announced its newest service this week. The free LaunchKit App Store Sales Reporter helps developers track the sales...

Greece, The Euro And Truth
By mell in misc   posted 3 hours ago: But markets almost-never actually allow you to get there, because at some point prior to that people in the marketplace suss out that you're going to hit that wall and once that happens the...

By Patrick in companies   2 comments, latest 3 hours ago:
mell says Fixed is awesome. Fight every ticket, do not give these assholes $1 without a good fight. Also they are launching a lawsuit because they have established patterns detailing the way contests get thrown...

What If Facebook Actually Paid People For Content?
By BayAreaObserver in misc   posted 3 hours ago:
What if authors and artists didn’t just pump their work into Facebook for free? Yeah, it built the pipes, but that doesn’t mean the water’s not worth money. The content keeps people coming back to...

"It's A Coup D'Etat," David Stockman Warns "Central Banks Are Out Of Contro
By mell in misc   2 comments, latest 3 hours ago:
indigenous says Time to buy gold and miners?

Todays CPI Lesson: The Feds 2% Inflation Target Is Completely Stupid
By indigenous in misc   4 comments, latest 4 hours ago:
indigenous says mell says Stockman is right. Good article. I know, right?

Does QE cause inflation, or not?
By CL in misc   88 comments, latest 4 hours ago:
bgamall4 says There is demand for bonds as collateral. There is a shortage of bonds. As far as inflation is concerned, QE is the indirect cause of asset inflation, but wages stagnate. The Fed has...

Bay Bridge ZPMC Pays 400m for Shoddy Work in North Sea Wind Farm
By Indiana Jones in misc   posted 4 hours ago: From the article: This is a tale of two projects. One – the $6.5 billion San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge – is the largest public works project in state history. (More specifically, its $2 billion...

Are cops afraid of biker gangs?
By tovarichpeter in misc   52 comments, latest 5 hours ago:
bob2356 says Strategist says Bob, SBH, are examples of what ends up happening when terrorists are freed. The ISIS leader, Baghdadi was a US prisoner who was freed when he should have been executed....

Who Will Be Hurt Most When The Tech Bubble Burst? Not VCs
By BayAreaObserver in misc   1 comment, latest 6 hours ago:
HydroCabron says The only meaningful question: How can I profit from this? In a gold rush, never join the prospectors or miners; sell picks and shovels. What sort of tools do the founders of Cutesy...

God bless Neil Young.
By Blurtman in misc   3 comments, latest 6 hours ago:
jazz music says Southern Man and his other song entitled "Alabama" got him banned from Alabama: how uncommercial of him. Oh Alabama The devil fools with the best laid plan. Swing low Alabama You got...

Confiscate illegal aliens' pay and deport them - the UK plan
By Blurtman in misc   4 comments, latest 6 hours ago:
jazz music says Anything and everything but prosecute the employer getting rich off them. Take away the jobs and they would disappear back across our borders. Employers already have to verify other things, but they...

Deniers will die.
By HEY YOU in misc   25 comments, latest 6 hours ago:
jazz music says Point 7 remains to be supported with data. There's plenty of consensus on the environment but unclear on WHAT DISASTERS we can avoid, or at least how many years we can delay...

How dare any Democrat go against our Token president.
By HEY YOU in misc   6 comments, latest 6 hours ago:
jazz music says OK, here's evil-axis Reagan painting a pretty face on the budget deficit he created in 1987. Wealth inequality was still moderate at that time, employment was still more stable compared to now....

11 year old stock pickers out perform Ivy League MBAs
By tovarichpeter in misc   posted 6 hours ago: By comparison, it took the companys team of data scientists and professional investors a similar amount of time to create the first 120 such motifs in the platforms earliest days. But by relying on...

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