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A Rothschild was fond of saying, “there are three ways to financial ruin:...– Health care and reform in … - Google Books
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I got an MBA the way sailors get tattoos – before I knew any better,” said Lutz,...– Search Facets » Warren Buffett’s Superfluous IQ Points
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I don’t know how they found that girl with the pretty eyes,” says an MP. “These...– Slate on Afganistan (via Instapaper)
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Every time you write code or introduce third-party services, you are introducing...– Taco Bell Programming
The corollary to this rule is good google foo won’t save you. You need that...– Stuart Roseman, Out with the Old business in with the New
Forget philosophy and meaning-of-life shit. You’re too young. For now, you...– Hacker News | - Shiny things are nowhere as much fun after you get them as before, even if the…
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Public by default is better than public-by-surprise.– Twitter’s UX: Separate the hits from the geekhacks - (37signals)
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