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Kimos Hawaiian rules. Why I Decided, 11 Years Ago, to Live Without Money. July 17, 2012 | Like this article?

Why I Decided, 11 Years Ago, to Live Without Money

Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. For more than 11 years I’ve lived without money, government assistance, or conscious barter. The Gospel In Four Minutes. Nothing is forever and the rise of Google plus begs the question “When will Facebook be dethroned?

” MySpace lasted 5 years as the king of social networks until 2007 after launching in 2002. Smart business heads such as Rupert Murdoch paid over a half a billion dollars for direct ownership, betting on the the future continuing success of MySpace and its longevity. We now know that that business decision ended in tears, with MySpace being sold in 2011 for less than $40 million, as its user base continued to decline. Facebook is not taking the private sale route but is going public this year with a market valuation estimated at $100 billion. Google had attempted in the past to create a social media network as it knew that social networks were the future. 15 Current Technologies My Newborn Son Wont Use. I was surprised when a 23-year-old co-worker told me she didn't remember a time before broadband Internet.

15 Current Technologies My Newborn Son Wont Use

At some point, her parents must have had dial-up, but she was so young that she doesn't even remember back that far. Wireless broadband won't dominate the home market until he's 8 to 10, but my son won't remember a world where consumers pay for wired Internet connections. Even today, 4G LTE provides comparable download speeds and better upload speeds than cable Internet, but the cost of using mobile broadband all the time is prohibitive. At some point in the next few years, broadband providers are going to realize that giving everyone home antennas is more scalable than wiring and maintaining each street's network of fiber-optic cables.

The Anatomy Of A High Converting Landing Page [Infographic] Rules Of A Gentleman. 25 Things You Should Know About Character. Previous iterations of the “25 Things” series:

25 Things You Should Know About Character

Top 10: Conversation Etiquette Mistakes. Photo: *clairity* We’re all capable of the occasional social blunder.

Top 10: Conversation Etiquette Mistakes

Of course, some of us seem more prone to it than others, but even the savviest people aren’t impervious to such gaffes. And no scenario is richer with these potential faux pas than the everyday conversation, in which you can say the wrong thing, do the wrong thing, and occasionally spit on others when trying to pronounce nouns with German etymology. No worries. We’ve all had our moments with conversation etiquette mistakes. But just because these conversation etiquette mistakes happen across the board doesn’t mean they can’t be avoided.

No.10 – Changing the topic to suit your own interests Everyone has their own conversation topics of choice — work, office gossip or early 20th century smelting techniques. No.9 – Checking your phone Technology has become a distraction for many and, of course, the phone is the worst offender. Some rules i try to live by: The 48 Laws of Power. Background[edit] Greene initially formulated some of the ideas in The 48 Laws of Power while working as a writer in Hollywood and concluding that today's power elite shared similar traits with powerful figures throughout history.[5] In 1995, Greene worked as a writer at Fabrica, an art and media school, and met a book packager named Joost Elffers.[4][8] Greene pitched a book about power to Elffers and six months later, Elffers requested that Greene write a treatment.[4] Although Greene was unhappy in his current job, he was comfortable and saw the time needed to write a proper book proposal as too risky.[10] However, at the time Greene was rereading his favorite biography about Julius Caesar and took inspiration from Caesar's decision to cross the Rubicon River and fight Pompey, thus inciting the Great Roman Civil War.[10] Greene would follow Caesar's example and write the treatment, which later became The 48 Laws of Power.[10] He would note this as the turning point of his life.[10]

The 48 Laws of Power

5 Facebook Timeline Brand Page User Insights and Tips for Marketers [Study] Brands on Facebook have some work to do in helping fans understand their message on the new Timeline brand pages.

5 Facebook Timeline Brand Page User Insights and Tips for Marketers [Study]

Users find some elements confusing, such as unexpanded apps and the “See More” breaks in content. Others, like cover images, may not be as important as you would think. A new eye tracking study by SimpleUsability, in which they play back activity to the user and have them recall their thought process, highlights a number of challenges and opportunities for brands using Facebook as a marketing channel. As of March 31, all brand pages have changed over to the new Timeline layout; some early adopters have had a month or more to learn their way around the new layout.

Others are just getting started. Each key insight is followed by a tip enclosed in quotes, which comes directly from SimpleUsability’s report.