Economics

Economics

The Price Of Liberty

The Price Of Liberty

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What is liberty? There are so many ways to approach this question, not just because different fields of study have their own methods of defining the term, such as politics, economy and philosophy, but also ...
Would You Like To Know More?

Would You Like To Know More?

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This sentence is far too long for people with a 30 second average attention-span, so on modern websites it usually just says "more..." or, if the designers put real effort in it, "read more..." But ...
Kildall & Kramer

Kildall & Kramer

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Kildall and Kramer are two extraordinary men who forever changed all our lifes. We use their software, designs and ingenuity on a daily basis without ever realizing it. You see, if the title of this ...
In Offence of Capitalism

In Offence of Capitalism

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Defending capitalism is pointless, so you won't catch me trying to defend capitalism. On the contrary: being that capitalism is the reality by which we lead our daily lifes, it is necessary to always be ...
Atomization On Steroids

Atomization On Steroids

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Cui Bono? When understanding your world, your era, your fellow human beings, is best served by asking this question of "who benefits," and the answer is almost always the same, it is a sad thing ...
Rich Debt, Poor Debt

Rich Debt, Poor Debt

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My father, may he rest in peace, and my uncle, his brother, provided me with a real life "rich dad, poor dad" situation while growing up. My uncle became a rich man, well, rich compared ...
Break The Matrix

Break The Matrix

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Just a short rant today. I don't have time to write a longer post. Why? Because I have to work for a living of course, and Sundays are best for work because the boss pays ...
Cheaper Than Slaves

Cheaper Than Slaves

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If you want to know what's wrong with capitalism, reading Marx would be the best place to start. He saw capitalism's crises coming a mile away; he wrote his criticisms more than a century ago, ...
Invisible Invisible Hand

Invisible Invisible Hand

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Ideas matter, beliefs matter, they have consequences, as they inform actions. It's no secret that there have been many, many bad ideas in our collective histories, that have had bad, bad consequences; Stalinism was a ...
Mobile Money (MM) and financial inclusion in SSA- Part II

Mobile Money (MM) and financial inclusion in SSA- Part II

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 This is a follow up post to my previous post The traditional banking system have been argued to exclude the rural and urban poor from access and use of financial services. The 2014 Global Finance ...
Cost Efficiency Vs True Efficiency

Cost Efficiency Vs True Efficiency

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What is efficient? Is it to produce an amount of goods using as little resources as possible in the most technically effective way? This sounds about right, doesn't it? Unfortunately it's not right, not in ...
Mobile Money (MM) and Financial Inclusion in SSA- Part I

Mobile Money (MM) and Financial Inclusion in SSA- Part I

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The growth of mobile phone and data usage in SSA has is an avenue to impact marginalised segments of the population such as the BoP who are excluded from benefiting from dividends of economic growth ...
Man Exploiting Man

Man Exploiting Man

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What is capitalism? I doubt many people know the answer to that question, and even less people know what communism or socialism is. If I got a dollar every time I hear someone talk about ...
Morality And Markets

Morality And Markets

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Back in 2013, Pope Francis was called a Marxist by popular radio talk-show host Rush Limbaugh. The pope had "earned" this by simply questioning capitalism's neglect of the poor... In one fell swoop Limbaugh shows ...
Wooden Pallet : Blockchain for the Real World

Wooden Pallet : Blockchain for the Real World

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Pallets are the elementary particles of the globalized market we live in. Most of the goods we consume have been transported – at one point or an other on a pallet. Invented in the early ...
Intellectual Monopoly

Intellectual Monopoly

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Netflix is doomed. They'll be swallowed whole by their fierce competitors; HBO, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, CBS All Access, Disney +, Sandvine, YouTube TV, DirecTV Now, PlayStation Vue, and many more are eager to take ...
Billionaires Fearing "The Event"

Billionaires Fearing “The Event”

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The future belongs to us all, because all of us, in our own ways, are building it together. Or: the future belongs to some of us, because a lot of us don’t do anything noteworthy ...
Einstein On Socialism

Einstein On Socialism

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Title photo: Wikipedia When we hear the name Einstein, we usually think about the great advances he made to our modern understanding of physics through his theories of relativity, we see the E=MC squared equation ...
Hitchen's Razor On Capitalism

Hitchen’s Razor On Capitalism

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"What can be asserted without evidence can be dismissed without evidence". This is Christopher Hitchen's answer to religious claims that are usually based on faith. In his book "God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons ...
Conquering Fake Philanthropy

Conquering Fake Philanthropy

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I don't have any problem with philanthropy in itself; I think it's wonderful that people care about other human beings and think it's something that needs to be encouraged. On the other hand, it obscures ...
The Truman Show Online

The Truman Show Online

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Or: Digital Lessons From Hollow Man. Do you know these movies? I sure do hope so, as they're both not only wildly entertaining, in their own distinctive ways, but also because I'm going to use ...
A dark day for Internet freedom - A bright future for Blockchain adoption?

A dark day for Internet freedom – A bright future for Blockchain adoption?

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EU Directive 13 Today, a majority of 348 to 274 representatives said yes to the new EU directive in the EU parliament in Strasbourg. The official goal is to strengthen the rights of creative artists ...
Google’s business model under GDPR fire

Google’s business model under GDPR fire

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In a recent verdict from the french National Data Protection Commission (CNIL), Google was fined 50 million euros (56 M US$) under the new GDPR rules that protect the privacy of EU citizens. The news ...
Marxism -vs- Capitalism || Individualism Evolved

Marxism -vs- Capitalism || Individualism Evolved

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There is definitely a need for definitions before the rest can be... Defining MARXISM~ According to Marx a class is defined by the relations of its members to the means of production. He proclaimed that ...
Crypto Turns Around As We See Some HUGE News

Crypto Turns Around As We See Some HUGE News

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Wow, crypto makes you schizophrenic doesn't it? In my last article I wrote that I saw 2019 as the year of building and not the year of investors. I stand by that, but could it ...
Chrysler Charges $1400 for Temperature Adjustment Knob!

Chrysler Charges $1400 for Temperature Adjustment Knob!

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Can ya believe this shit!? Chrysler dealership wants me ta pay $1400 to replace the broken temp control knob in my 2015 Promaster City. What the fuck!? Is the fucker made a gold? It even ...
The Sinister Left

The Sinister Left

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I actually don't like discussing politics and economics in the classical terms of "left" and "right". Like all words and terms, these words have evolved to mean something different completely from what they meant only ...
Eternal Shock

Eternal Shock

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Donald Trump threatening to declare a national emergency in order to get his desired wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, with or without Congress' cooperation, is another clear sign of the continued rise of Disaster Capitalism ...
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