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  • economists Archives - Unreal Blog
    the MBA and Economics types out there I have one simple question For some of us to be wealthy is it necessary to keep some others poor I asked an economists or rather an economics major this question I don t quite remember her answer It was a long time ago and it was a party May be I was drunk I do remember her saying something about an ice cream factory in an isolated island I guess the answer was that all of us could get richer at the same time But I wonder now Inequality has become a feature of modern economy May be it was a feature of ancient economies as well and we probably never had it any better But modern globalization has made each of us much more complicit in the inequality Every dollar I put in my savings or retirement account ends up in some huge financial transaction somewhere at times even adding to the food scarcity Every time I pump gas or turn on a light I add a bit to the cruel inequality we see around us Somehow big corporations are emerging as the villains these days This is strange because all little cogs in the corporate mega machine from stakeholders to customers you and me seem blameless decent folks Perhaps the soulless faceless entities that corporations are have taken a life of their own and started demanding their pound of flesh in terms of the grim inequalities that they seem to thrive on and we are forced to live with At least these were my thoughts when I was watching heartrending scenes of tiny emaciated Congolese children braving batons and stone walls for a paltry helping of high energy biscuits Sitting in my air conditioned room voicing my righteous rage over

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  • pound of flesh Archives - Unreal Blog
    all the MBA and Economics types out there I have one simple question For some of us to be wealthy is it necessary to keep some others poor I asked an economists or rather an economics major this question I don t quite remember her answer It was a long time ago and it was a party May be I was drunk I do remember her saying something about an ice cream factory in an isolated island I guess the answer was that all of us could get richer at the same time But I wonder now Inequality has become a feature of modern economy May be it was a feature of ancient economies as well and we probably never had it any better But modern globalization has made each of us much more complicit in the inequality Every dollar I put in my savings or retirement account ends up in some huge financial transaction somewhere at times even adding to the food scarcity Every time I pump gas or turn on a light I add a bit to the cruel inequality we see around us Somehow big corporations are emerging as the villains these days This is strange because all little cogs in the corporate mega machine from stakeholders to customers you and me seem blameless decent folks Perhaps the soulless faceless entities that corporations are have taken a life of their own and started demanding their pound of flesh in terms of the grim inequalities that they seem to thrive on and we are forced to live with At least these were my thoughts when I was watching heartrending scenes of tiny emaciated Congolese children braving batons and stone walls for a paltry helping of high energy biscuits Sitting in my air conditioned room voicing my righteous rage

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  • tragic plight Archives - Unreal Blog
    the MBA and Economics types out there I have one simple question For some of us to be wealthy is it necessary to keep some others poor I asked an economists or rather an economics major this question I don t quite remember her answer It was a long time ago and it was a party May be I was drunk I do remember her saying something about an ice cream factory in an isolated island I guess the answer was that all of us could get richer at the same time But I wonder now Inequality has become a feature of modern economy May be it was a feature of ancient economies as well and we probably never had it any better But modern globalization has made each of us much more complicit in the inequality Every dollar I put in my savings or retirement account ends up in some huge financial transaction somewhere at times even adding to the food scarcity Every time I pump gas or turn on a light I add a bit to the cruel inequality we see around us Somehow big corporations are emerging as the villains these days This is strange because all little cogs in the corporate mega machine from stakeholders to customers you and me seem blameless decent folks Perhaps the soulless faceless entities that corporations are have taken a life of their own and started demanding their pound of flesh in terms of the grim inequalities that they seem to thrive on and we are forced to live with At least these were my thoughts when I was watching heartrending scenes of tiny emaciated Congolese children braving batons and stone walls for a paltry helping of high energy biscuits Sitting in my air conditioned room voicing my righteous rage over

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  • How to Start an Internet Business - Unreal Blog
    this tool EZ PayPal that I want to talk about here If you have some sort of digital goods like an eBook a program an image a song an article anything that can be downloaded or a digital service like access to your website a link on your site regular newsletters anything that can be subscribed to you will need a tool like EZ PayPal to manage the transaction In order to understand why you just need to look at a typical purchase Let s say you have an eBook You advertise it somewhere and a buyer purchases a copy of it using PayPal You will get a notification from PayPal in the form of a receipt email You then reply to the email with a copy of your eBook and the transaction is complete Of course given that emails can be spoofed you will probably have to logon to your PayPal account to ensure that the money from the buyer has indeed come in This process will work fine if you sell one book every couple of days or so What happens if you have tens or hundreds of sales a day You will need a solution that scales which is where EZ PayPal comes in The use of that scale bus word is sure to make a sale they tell me It does all these for you automatically unattended When your buyer pays for your product EZ PayPal gets a notification and sends an automatic but beautifully designed email to the buyer with a download link It also shows a return page where the buyer can download the product from The email is a fallback Subscriptions are even more process intensive if you were to handle their workflow by hand You will have to set reminders monitor the subscription status and take appropriate actions Imagine you sell a link on your website to an advertiser on a monthly basis If he cancels it after some time you will have to remove the link Not a big deal if you have one site and one link sale a year But if you have multiple sites selling links and banners at varying rates it will soon become unmanageable You will need a tool like EZ PayPal along with say Easy Text Links If that is all that EZ PayPal did it may be useful but not that remarkable What makes it a real Internet business tool is the other features it offers For instance it keeps track of your sales your product versions and gives you business insights in the form of charts so that you can see what is selling well what needs more advertising etc It also gives you specialized tools to contact your buyers Let s say you want to contact all your customers who have bought version 8 03 of your program and notify them of a new feature You can do that with EZ PayPal In fact the list of its features is so extensive

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  • How to Make Money - Unreal Blog
    spread Those simple times are gone for good The banks make use of the fact that investors demand the highest possible return for the lowest possible risk Any opportunity to push this risk reward envelope is a profit potential When they make money for you they demand their compensation and you are happy to pay it Put it that way investment sounds like a positive concept which it is in our current mode of thinking We can easily make it a negative thing by portraying the demand for the investment value of money as greed It then follows that all of us are greedy and that it is our greed that fuels the insane compensation packages of top level executives Greed also fuels fraud ponzi and pyramid schemes There is a thin blurry line between the schemes that thrive on other people s greed and confidence jobs If you can come up with a scheme that makes money for others and stay legal if not moral then you will make money You can see that even education traditionally considered a higher pursuit is indeed an investment against future earnings Viewed in that light you will understand the correlation between the tuition fees at various schools and the salaries their graduates command Share this Click to share on Reddit Opens in new window Click to share on Voat Opens in new window Click to share on Facebook Opens in new window Click to share on Twitter Opens in new window Click to share on LinkedIn Opens in new window Click to share on Google Opens in new window Click to share on Tumblr Opens in new window Click to share on Pinterest Opens in new window Click to email this to a friend Opens in new window Click to print Opens in new window Related Comments banking finance life madoff mon money work life balance Post navigation Previous Post Blind Sight Next Post Principles of Quantitative Development 8 thoughts on How to Make Money N T Nair says September 2 2009 at 11 02 am It is an eyeopening train of thoughts especially the reference to the doctor s limited hours in hand Great writing N T Nair EKL Manoj says September 2 2009 at 3 49 pm Thank you Sir And Happy Onam I need to make money says September 3 2009 at 4 44 pm that is what many people would want to do creating a large amount of money it is very nice that you ve post this one at least there would be things that could help people on their way in seeking this for the answer of their desires well anyway your blog is great keep it up A Ommen says September 22 2009 at 7 33 am I like your thinking from the etherial to the practical Why do people want to make lots of money My mother went through WW II She is almost 91 now and her compulsions are more pronounced than ever

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  • ez paypal Archives - Unreal Blog
    Debates Anti Relativity Email Debates SFN Science Forums Physics Philosophy The Unreal Universe Physics Philosophy Science Creative Books French Quotes Other Topics Environment WordPress Computers About About Unreal Blog About Me CV About My First Book About My Second Book About Supporting Me Contact Advertising Professional PHP Services Tag Archives ez paypal Computers WordPress Work and Life How to Start an Internet Business March 29 2015 manoj Starting a business online is easier than you think Succeeding in one is another story of course First of all you need a product or service which had better be something that people want In my experience what people want most is to make money Anything that helps them make money is a good product Second you need a way of collecting money and delivering the product or providing the service in return for payment Third you need to get visibility Continue reading ez paypal internet business money paypal Advertisement Subscribe to Unreal Blog Email address Translations Most Popular Posts Blank Screen after Hibernate or Sleep 20 948 views Stinker Emails A Primer 8 490 views Quant Life in Singapore 3 304 views Perception Physics and the Role of Light in Philosophy 3

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  • paypal Archives - Unreal Blog
    Malayalam Debates Anti Relativity Email Debates SFN Science Forums Physics Philosophy The Unreal Universe Physics Philosophy Science Creative Books French Quotes Other Topics Environment WordPress Computers About About Unreal Blog About Me CV About My First Book About My Second Book About Supporting Me Contact Advertising Professional PHP Services Tag Archives paypal Computers WordPress Work and Life How to Start an Internet Business March 29 2015 manoj Starting a business online is easier than you think Succeeding in one is another story of course First of all you need a product or service which had better be something that people want In my experience what people want most is to make money Anything that helps them make money is a good product Second you need a way of collecting money and delivering the product or providing the service in return for payment Third you need to get visibility Continue reading ez paypal internet business money paypal Advertisement Subscribe to Unreal Blog Email address Translations Most Popular Posts Blank Screen after Hibernate or Sleep 20 948 views Stinker Emails A Primer 8 490 views Quant Life in Singapore 3 304 views Perception Physics and the Role of Light in Philosophy 3

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  • MySQL on Mac OSX Yosemite - Unreal Blog
    Environment WordPress Computers About About Unreal Blog About Me CV About My First Book About My Second Book About Supporting Me Contact Advertising Professional PHP Services Computers WordPress MySQL on Mac OSX Yosemite October 19 2014 manoj If you use XAMPP for dev work on your Mac at home and updated your OS to Yosemite you may be temporarily distressed when you find that your MySQLd doesn t start up The fix is fairly simple Edit Applications XAMPP xamppfiles xampp You may have to use sudo to do this Look for XAMPP ROOT bin mysql server start dev null And add unset DYLD LIBRARY PATH on top of it It should look like unset DYLD LIBRARY PATH XAMPP ROOT bin mysql server start dev null Restart MySQLd and you it should work Share this Click to share on Reddit Opens in new window Click to share on Voat Opens in new window Click to share on Facebook Opens in new window Click to share on Twitter Opens in new window Click to share on LinkedIn Opens in new window Click to share on Google Opens in new window Click to share on Tumblr Opens in new window Click to share on Pinterest Opens in new window Click to email this to a friend Opens in new window Click to print Opens in new window Related Comments mac xampp yosemite Post navigation Previous Post Philanthropy of Mother Teresa and Other Spiritual Leaders Next Post A Personal Ad Server Advertisement Subscribe to Unreal Blog Email address Translations Most Popular Posts Blank Screen after Hibernate or Sleep 20 948 views Stinker Emails A Primer 8 490 views Quant Life in Singapore 3 304 views Perception Physics and the Role of Light in Philosophy 3 008 views Missing Events and Photos in iPhoto 2

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