Monthly Archives: November 2009

BBC News – Phone box has new life as library

BBC News – Phone box has new life as library: “A traditional red phone box has been recycled into one of the country’s smallest lending libraries – stocking 100 books. Villagers from Westbury-sub-Mendip in Somerset can use the library around…

More Moving to the Cloud

I have just discovered DropBox. It is impressive, yet another reason and incentive to move to the ‘cloud’. Undoubtable this is the way things are moving, everything will be online, with only ‘backups’ on your local computer for offline working.…

Citi Voices Upbeat View on Dubai – WSJ.com

Are dubai and citi linked… Citi Voices Upbeat View on Dubai – WSJ.com: “With questions about Dubai’s looming debt obligations swirling, Citigroup Inc. said it had raised $8 billion for the Persian Gulf city-state over the course of the past…

Fraud in a Downturn — PricewaterhouseCoopers Canada

Fraud in a Downturn — PricewaterhouseCoopers Canada: “As the economy declines, both in Canada and globally, new threats emerge. The recent collapse of certain investment schemes illustrates how allegations of fraud, previously undetected, emerge from the shadows. Possibly the only…

Major power failure Brazil….. hackers?

This is an disturbing coincidence, so soon after a report stating that hackers had caused previous blackouts… Later of course retracted.. in reference to: “Brazil’s two largest cities – Rio de Janeiro and San Paulo – are suffering major blackouts…

Free market flawed, says survey

Interesting perspective.. in reference to: “Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, a new BBC poll has found widespread dissatisfaction with free-market capitalism.”– BBC NEWS | Special Reports | Free market flawed, says survey (view on Google Sidewiki)

Plant root looks like a boy

Amazing picture, is this for real? in reference to: “Baffled scientists are trying to get to the root of this astonishing plant dug out of the ground by a Chinese farmer. The two foot tall root weighs in at a…

Latest from Roubini

this is a scary article. Interest rates at near zero, and we are getting some strange effects that will effect us all…. in reference to: “Mother of all Carry Trades Faces an Inevitable Bust PrintShare Delicious Digg Facebook reddit Technorati…