The solution to the disproportional distribution of resources and wealth

In Hong Kong for example the prices of rents have skyrocketed in the current years. There, if you make less than 2000 USD/month you are considered really poor and you can even get help from the government on this basis. While 2000 USD are not even enough for basic needs in Hong Kong, somewhere in […]

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An inheritance for the future

I have read today an article that made me think: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/mar/26/inherited-wealth-injustice-lets-end-it I do not agree with the fact that inheritance should be taxed at all (due to the fact that those money had already been taxed in the past) and the fact that the whole institution of inheritance is a bad thing but i do […]

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Another Chapter of Human Involution

Advertising and it’s role in our society Every day i watch better and better commercials. The advertising industry does a better job as anytime in our history and this is only normal taking into consideration that they are building their advertisments based on a deeper and deper understanding of our human nature and our why […]

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Q&A: Why does hot water freeze faster than cold water?

Seemed to me like a question long answered. This is my shortened answer: Heat is a macroscopic characteristic of ‘microscopic’ events. In our case we have 2 bodies of water with different temperatures. The higher the temperature the higher the kinetic energy of the particles. It is a fact that hot water freeze faster than […]

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Between Evolution and Involution

History When i was young i learned in school about humans and the Darwin’s theory. At that time the implications of this theory together with what i learned about natural selection and later about genes and the genetic material meant little to me. Yet i was intrigued by one idea that my anthropology teacher presented […]

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Facebook account Legal Disclaimer aka Social Legal Disclaimer

Last modified on 2012.02.14 – version 1 It occurred to me today that there is a genuine need for normal people to protect their interests and online life.  Nowadays when copyright has become more like a weapon than a tool, when our social internet is threatened with extinction I believe that is a good idea for […]

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We don’t need ACTA, we need copyright reform! Current copyright laws are outdated !

The international landscape is getting darker with the introduction of a bunch of copyright treaties and laws designed to protect obsolete business models and kill the freedom we all enjoyed on the internet, including freedom of speech and expression. In response to recent developments i tried to think of what can be done in the […]

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The evolution of the Internet and articles only good at combating their own rhetoric

One of the most popular stories today on Forbes.com was  “Google’s Big Problem They Don’t Want You To Know About”  written by Forbes’s contributor Eric Jackson. The story – While in the first part the Forbes contributor is not happy at Google’s almost script like way to talk to the media, we finally are exposed to […]

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Misinterpreting a TED Talk – How to make choosing easier = How to increase sales = How to destroy earth faster

Recently i have come across this TED Talk – Sheena Iyengar: How to make choosing easier. While the informations presented are no doubt valuable and can be put to use in a good manner this TED Talk is also misleading people to think that choosing the easy way is better for them. Overall this TED Talk is […]

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Linking errors in Visual Studio 2010 MFC – updated

In Visual Studio 2010 MFC, when linking to a library (.lib) gets you the horrible ‘error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol’ message and you are 100% sure the library and the current project has the same compile time parameters check if you did not used the ‘using namespace’ directive prior to the unresolved external symbol thing. […]

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