Thursday, July 30, 2015

Search Engine Land: The difference between a halo and a noose is only six inches

American road-tripping has left its mark on literature: Roughing It, On the Road, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance. Here are the routes that matter ...

Search Engine Land: “YouTube is arguably the second largest search engine on the Web. It is the third most visited site on the Web, according to Alexa and SimilarWeb. Recent information released by Google has shown that more and more users are using YouTube as a search engine. Searches related to “how to” on YouTube are growing 70% year over year. It is also no secret that video content is more engaging than a page of text and can be much more informative. YouTube’s popularity and reach are also expanded by its inclusion in both Google Web and Video search.”

My dad used to have a saying  that big thieves always hanged the little thieves as he watched the feudalist hanging slaves then during 1940s he watched Fascist hanging jews and gypsies and slavs, but most of his life he spent living under the oppresive communist regime ... He died in 1992 when the Velvet Revolution was kind to most citizens ... As they say the difference between a halo and a noose is only six inches ... Leadership the human connection

Ebay and Paypal users face 'huge' tax crackdown

Australia to tax ALL international online purchases   

re/code: “The Bloomberg terminal makes up a significant part of the world’s financial nervous system. The machine is parked on the desks of over 325,000 financial pros who pay $24,000 a year to use it. And while it’s packed with data and news, its most popular feature by far is its instant messaging function, which traders from thousands of different banks and financial firms use to whip up deals, trade gossip and execute billions of dollars in trades every day…Symphony has been humming along in beta since April with some 30,000 people using the service. A preview was released this week and a general release is scheduled for September. And [French software engineer David] Gurlé has ambitions for it beyond the financial sector. He wants to sell Symphony to law firms, accounting offices, health care companies and companies in any other industry where exchanging sensitive information is necessary. Wall Street, he says, is just a “beachhead.”