immigration law is choking the flow of “bold and creative” entrepreneurs into Silicon Valley. So it’s building a floating IT fortress where entrepreneurs can be bold and creative right next to Silicon Valley without actually setting foot on U.S. soil.
Startup Ducks Immigration Law With ‘Googleplex of the Sea’
Blueseed says U.S. immigration law is choking the flow of
'Down by the River', an exclusive film that documents Hugh's journey to New Orleans and sees him exploring the roots of the music he loves; blues and jazz.
Stonehenge: Has the mystery of the stones' origin been solved
Geologists from the University of Leicester and the National Museum of Wales believe they came from Craig Rhos-y-Felin, near Pont Saeson in north Pembrokeshire.
Today the average age of players in America, the biggest market, is 37, and 42% of them are female. Video games will be the fastest-growing and most exciting form of mass media over the coming decade.
IN NOVEMBER 2010 “Call of Duty: Black Ops” was released. Fans in many countries queued round the block to get their hands on a coveted early copy.
Phrase of the day – If the goal is to trace out long-term trends, forecasts may do better over the long run than the short. Predicting the distant future is forbiddingly difficult. Predicting the near future is no easier.
Puns and punditry
PEOPLE are bad at judging the speed of large objects, especially those coming towards them. That is one reason why so many Indians die crossing Mumbai’s railway tracks.
As the novices learn the dark art of trading stocks and shares, the financial markets start to buckle. Making money takes second place to basic survival as the brutal realities of global economics take their toll on the traders.
Eight ordinary people are given a million dollars, a fortnight of intensive training and two months to run their own hedge fund.
The experiment reveals the inner workings of a City trading floor. The money is supplied by hedge fund manager Lex van Dam: he wants to see if ordinary people can beat the professionals, and he expects a return on his investment too. Yet no-one foresees the financial crisis that lies ahead.
The traders were selected in spring 2008, before the US credit crisis gathered pace. The successful candidates were chosen, trained and dispatched to their specially created trading room in the heart of the Square Mile. Among them are an environmentalist, a soldier, a boxing promoter, an entrepreneur, a retired IT consultant, a vet, a student and a shopkeeper.