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Inside Chinas Surreal Housing Bubble on 60 Minutes

This is a great 60 minutes piece on China’s housing bubble. The middle class is turning towards real-estate for investment so builders are constantly putting up new buildings, developments and cities. But with only a privileged few buying multiple apartments, there is nobody to occupy these new developments who remain ghost towns for months and […]

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7 Ways to Manage Email So It Doesnt Manage You | LinkedIn

An excellent article by Jeff Weiner at LinkedIn about managing email. Having done IT for several firms, I’ve seen it all. From people who simply can’t keep track, with Inboxes full of thousands of unread messages, to people who over process and over categorize, ending up with one category for each thread and spending 75% […]

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Unixrealm Posts 05/27/2013

MOOC Student Demographics (Fall 2012) | the augmented trader tags: unixrealm Review of “Computational Investing, Part I” taught by Tucker Balch (Fall 2012) | the augmented trader tags: unixrealm Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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Struggling HFT Firms Focus On New Technologies – Wall Street & Technology

Take it from Norm Peterson, It’s a dog eat dog world, Woody and I’m wearing Milk Bone underwear. Based on this piece from Melanie Rodier at WS&T, this is pretty how much how a lot of High Frequency fund managers are feeling these days. The drastic slowdown in equities and the low volatility has taking […]

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Isn’t HFT Getting A Little … Nuts? – Wall Street & Technology

Greg MacSweeney via Isn't HFT Getting A Little … Nuts? – Wall Street & Technology. A nice article where Greg asks when the technology and costs will become too much compared to revenue for HFT for firms to continue participating in the game and/or stop joining in. As the techno needs increase, we also have […]

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Apple risks becoming niche player again – Therese Poletti’s Tech Tales – MarketWatch

This is a very interesting article and I could not agree more: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/apple-risks-becoming-niche-player-again-2013-04-04 Not only is Apple at risk for a redo of the PC days, but I feel they somehow do it to themselves by attracting a lot of people in a high price niche market but they always on keeping their ecosystem very […]

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Unixrealm Posts 10/04/2012

» Zen To Done (ZTD): The Ultimate Simple Productivity System :zenhabits A really nice improvement or addition to GTD. tags: gtd ztd productivity unixrealm 5 Tech Time Wasters and How to Avoid Them | Entrepreneur.com tags: productivity unixrealm Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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Unixrealm Posts 08/23/2012

Ghosts in the ROM » NYC Resistor Impressive how they decoded the data from old Mac SE ROM images. tags: unixrealm hacking rom Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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Unixrealm Posts 08/21/2012

10 Personal Productivity Mantras For Entrepreneurs – Forbes Great article and love the productivity mantras. tags: productivity unixrealm Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

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Unixrealm Posts 04/27/2012

Religion and Reason | Psychology Today             Psychologists William Gervais and Ara Norenzayan, of the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, predicted that people who were more analytic in thinking would tend not to believe in religion, whereas people who approach problems more intuitively would tend to be believers. Their study confirmed the hypothesis and […]

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