14 Rules for Faster-Loading Web Sites with the examples

November 4th, 2014 by Terrence Miao 2 comments »

14 Rules for Faster-Loading Web Sites with the examples

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High Performance Web Sites
14 Rules for Faster-Loading Web Sites. These rules are the key to speeding up your web pages. They’ve been tested on some of the most popular sites on the Internet and have successfully reduced the response times of those pages by 25-50%. The key insight behind these best practices is the …

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"I'm not a prude about it, but to quite an extent, gambling is a tax on…

November 2nd, 2014 by Terrence Miao No comments »

"I'm not a prude about it, but to quite an extent, gambling is a tax on ignorance. You just put it in and guys like me don't pay the taxes — it relieves taxes on those who don't gamble. I find it socially revolting when a government preys on its citizens rather than serving them. A government shouldn't make it easy for people to take their social security checks and [waste them pulling] a handle."

"I bought a slot machine a long time ago and put it on the 3rd floor of my house. I could then give my children any allowance they wanted, as long as it was in dimes, and I'd have it all back by nightfall. I wanted to teach them a good lesson. My slot machine had a terrible payout ratio, by the way."

"On my honeymoon I traveled out west. When I visited the casino and saw all these smart well-dressed people participating in a game with the odds against them, it was then that I realized I won't have a problem getting rich!"

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Warren Buffett Reveals the Ugly Truth Behind Gambling

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You don’t have to quit your job and get into piles of debt to launch your startup….

November 2nd, 2014 by Terrence Miao No comments »

You don’t have to quit your job and get into piles of debt to launch your startup. A small ecommerce venture or tow that you manage in your spare time could be the foundations of an eventual empire if run correctly.

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13 lessons every startup can learn from Warren Buffett | ventureburn
Warren Buffett was once the richest man on the planet. He’d still probably hold, or at least be close to, that spot if he hadn’t started giving away large portions of his wealth. The multi-billionaire is deservedly looked to as something of a guru by many when it comes to investment and, perhaps even more [...]

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Mind mapping tool – XMind, run on PC, Mac and Linux

November 1st, 2014 by Terrence Miao 1 comment »

Mind mapping tool – XMind, run on PC, Mac and Linux

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XMind
Millions of people use XMind to clarify thinking, manage complex information, run brainstorming and get work organized.

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Life is simple

November 1st, 2014 by Terrence Miao 3 comments »

If you are happy, keep going; if not, make the change.

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In the immortal words of Gertrude Stein, "This is the lesson that history teaches:…

November 1st, 2014 by Terrence Miao 1 comment »

In the immortal words of Gertrude Stein, "This is the lesson that history teaches: Repetition."

Put another way: Apple doesn't fall far from the tree …

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Investors are treated like mushrooms, kept in the dark and fed with what they should…

October 25th, 2014 by Terrence Miao No comments »

Investors are treated like mushrooms, kept in the dark and fed with what they should know by the investment bankers.

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S&P 500 and QE

October 23rd, 2014 by Terrence Miao 1 comment »

S&P 500 and QE

SP 500 and QE

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