WordPress recently prompted me to renew my subscription and also offered to provide me with a free domain registration renewal if I renew before a certain date (smart way of keeping people hooked). I will post something separately in-case I learn anything new that I was not aware of. Anyway this prompted me to ask … More How much is your Domain worth?
You may have heard about crypto-currencies like bitcoin and the underlying technology called Blockchain. The hype around this tech revolution is warranted in my opinion and it is being explored by multiple entities both private and public. Here is an article on how the UN is attempting to jump onto this trend. https://www.ictworks.org/united-nations-agencies-using-blockchain-technology/
Found these interesting because they make sense, especially managing energy and productivity levels. Definitely something that I can apply into my own life. http://www.plusacumen.org/journal/one-trait-world-class-leaders-grit http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20170612-why-you-should-manage-your-energy-not-your-time
Here is a website which apparently has changed the lives of people, at least that’s what the testimonials tell you when entering the website. Anyway I have not had a chance to try it out but definitely will once I have more spare time. Enjoy. http://www.codecademy.com/
I enjoy doing online courses as a hobby on the side and recently I enrolled into a course called ‘An Introduction to Credit Risk Management’ by Delft University of Technology. Don’t really know why I signed up for it because stats and maths are generally not my strongest area but I did anyway. Now that … More A seemingly boring subject becomes interesting: Credit Risk Management
Anyone interested in this here is a link – http://www.sdconference.org/call-for-papers.html Topic are as follow: Advanced Energy Technologies Agriculture Air pollution control and equipment Bio fuels Clean Coal Technology Clean energy investments Climate and climatic changes Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Development Ecology and Biodiversity Conservation Economic and Social aspect of Sustainable Development Ecosystem Restoration Ecosystems Management … More Call for papers – Sustainable Development Conference 2015
Well I was aware of the fact that most major maps used internationally are not correct. Found this little piece to elaborate on all the ways that they can be misleading. http://www.iflscience.com/environment/how-maps-can-lead-you-wrong-idea
It deals with policy and world ideas. The writing is great, well sourced, interesting and steady flow of content. https://johnib.wordpress.com/
Few days a go I posted a short clip where Stephen Fry is interviewed and asked about what he thinks about the notion of a God. https://kamakawida.wordpress.com/2015/02/07/meaning-of-lif…en-fry-sees-it/ Here is a rebuttal to it by Russell Brand. Interesting to say the least.
Found this interesting piece on why tipping might not be as good as the intention behind it. I do agree with the arguments in this video but I then wonder how easy it is to change this kind of a culture. Up here in Scandinavia tipping is slowly becoming culture but its nowhere close to … More Should tipping be encouraged or not?