How-to Survive As A Speculator – Adam Hamilton

An excellent read:

 “In order to ensure that this common speculation hazard doesn’t crush you, there are crucial steps to take so you not only survive but thrive as a speculator. They involve emotional steeling, position-limited portfolio construction, mechanical profit and loss management, and a carefully cultivated understanding of the true random nature of the tactical markets.”

(link)

Imeem.com – Seems pretty damn awesome so far

 

 

About imeem

imeem is an online community where artists, fans & friends can promote their
content, share their tastes, and discover new blogs, photos, music and video.
Here are some of the things you can do on imeem:

audio, video, and photo playlists!

Discover

  • Enjoy the latest videos, music, photos, or blogs posted by your friends
  • “Pulse” gives you a real-time look at the latest activity on imeem
  • Stay up-to-date with your personal network of fans and friends with “What’s New” notifications
  • Get in-depth stats for all your content and track their popularity

Interact

  • Tag, comment, rate, and share any of your friends’ cool (or embarrassing) content
  • Create or join groups for your favorite band, event, topic, and more!
  • Start discussions with other imeem users and make new friends

Share

  • Embed your media on other pages (such as your blog, Bebo, etc.)
  • Recommend stuff to your friends or add it to your “Favorites” list
  • Easily add media to your Del.icio.us, WordPress, Blogger, or Typepad account (to name a few)

Want to know more?

take tour

An Inconvenient Truth – Torrent – Al Gore – Global Warming Movie

More on An Inconvenient Truth…

Buy Me.

     

An Inconvenient Truth (torrent) is a documentary film about climate change, specifically global warming, directed by Davis Guggenheim and starring former United States Vice President Al Gore. The documentary is based largely on a multimedia presentation that Gore developed over many years as part of an educational campaign on global warming.

View the trailer below:

Turn Free Hand Sketches In Space Into Physical 3D Objects

  FRONT members have developed a method to materialize free hand sketches. 

Sketch Furniture

Pen strokes made in the air are recorded with Motion Capture and become 3D digital files; these are then materialized through Rapid Prototyping into real pieces of furniture.

Sketch Furniture

Sketch Furniture

The Sketch Furniture project in Japan is made in collaboration with Barry Friedman Ltd. Tokyo Wonder Site Aoyama and Crescent.

You can see the technology in following a video:

(via)

www.animalsontheunderground.com

a collection of animals made up using tube lines, stations & junctions of the London Underground map (link)

The Venice Project

Given that the creators of Kazza and Skype are behind this I’m going to keep an eye on things.  Register to beta test here

What is The Venice Project?
The Venice Project is a new venture that combines the best elements of the TV experience with the most powerful internet technologies, in a way that will redefine the way people think about television. It is not a file-sharing application or a video download service.

Warren Buffet Gives All His Money To the Gates Foundation

The 2nd richest man in the world, Warren Buffet, is giving his money to the 1st richest man in the world – Bill Gates (and his wife). 

My favourite quotes from the article: 

"Who wouldn't select Tiger Woods to take his place in a high-stakes golf game?

 "…A very rich person should leave his kids enough to do anything but not enough to do nothin."

Link to interview in Fortune
Link to previous Warren Buffet pieces of advice

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