Dan on September 26th, 2014

In this age of proxy wars and alliances, India appears to be gaining attention from both the east and west. This article quoting the Chinese media appears to indicate that China is wooing India, and the west is hoping that India will join the US Japan partnership leaning against China. Meanwhile, India has a new prime minister, Narendra […]

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Dan on September 20th, 2014

Doug Short at Advisor Persectives has an interesting look at historical inflation here: http://www.advisorperspectives.com/dshort/updates/Inflation-Since-1872.php The one chart that caught my eye was this one on inflation since 1872:       What caught my eye was how prevalent inflation was prior to 1940.  Also curious to notice that during the roaring 20’s there was no […]

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Dan on September 6th, 2014

Recently I stumbled upon an artcle discussing the most popular programming languages  based on a ranking at http://www.sitepoint.com/best-programming-language-learn-2014/ Below is the best chart from this article (Click on image to open in separate window) It’s interesting to see the fragmentation of programming languages.   Granted a number of these languages listed are niche languages, but I wonder […]

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