market crash predictions (same old every year)

If you are into doomsday predictions, here’s a list of predictions of an imminent financial disaster that is about to happen every year for the last 5+ years. 2015: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/big-sleep-why-stock-market-203506941.html 2014: http://www.forbes.com/sites/jessecolombo/2014/08/27/are-stocks-heading-for-a-crash-this-fall/ http://www.forbes.com/sites/jessecolombo/2014/07/01/these-23-charts-prove-that-stocks-are-heading-for-a-devastating-crash/ http://www.newsmax.com/Finance/MKTNewsIntl/stock-market-crash-warren-buffett-indicator/2014/10/03/id/598461/ http://www.businessinsider.com/evidence-that-tech-bubble-is-at-a-peak-2014-10 2013 http://www.marketwatch.com/story/new-doomsday-poll-98-risk-of-2014-stock-crash-2013-06-29 http://www.businessinsider.com/evidence-that-tech-sector-is-in-a-bubble-2013-11 http://www.wired.com/2013/12/ipo-class-of-2014/ 2012:

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DJs and startup founders

TLDR: if you are the only person that has this idea, it means that either this is a bad idea or you have not yet found the 10 other people who are already working on it. Therefore, don’t get hung upon

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Apache ANT task to upload and download files/blobs to/from Windows Azure

A while ago we got access to a year of free hosting on Windows Azure (see more about this here). At the time we were using Amazon S3 to store serialized HashMaps of geo-distances. We use these HashMaps to bootstrap

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How to get 3 years of free hosting for your startup

TLDR version for a busy startup founder: participate in startup beauty contests, get affiliated with startup incubators and accelerators. If you are a  founder of a technology startup and you are trying to save money on everything, free hosting can

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You can only use MS Project 365 on a PC?

What’s the point of online version microsoft? Boo…. oh yea, and it took Microsoft about half an hour of showing the progress sprite before it managed to tell me I can’t use it anyway.   

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Kafka for your newsletter

  Today, Mailchimp made me jump in my chair when I decided to look closer at one of the email  templates, because instead of the usual “lorem ipsum” I saw this:  I don’t think I will be finishing this product

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Specialtys 15K calorie sandwich with 3 kilos of fat?

Probably a database typo, otherwise this sandwich is enough food for a week.

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