I saw a link in my favorite
property whining blog
in New York Times, which talks about mortgage-backed financial securities in the US and their role in the current housing boom.
Even more interesting is the quote from John Keynes, given in the blog:
"A sound banker, alas, is not one who foresees danger and avoids it, but one who, when he is ruined, is ruined in …
us, that a major fraud, targeting account information of private clients was prevented by a new government body, called "Soca". The acronym stands for "Serious Organized Crime Agency" which I find rather amusing.
What can be done in order to cause people
to use dark background and light font color on their web pages? Reading long text, which
looks like this
can be frustrating! Yes, I know about
and use them extensively (you should as well, if don't already), the "zap colors" one being my favorite, but why do I have to use it in the first place?
I have recently registered with
Google apps for your domain
. I was surprised with the speed by which they processed my application and gave me a go ahead.
So now I can create e-mail users in my own domain and have a full-fledged web interface - and all for free! Addresses are something like
, profits are rising, and the investment industry expects unusually high bonuses this year. Goldman Sachs have
more than half a million USD per employee on average. Naturally, most of the money will go to the fraction of the work force.
, I have been suffering from increasing numbers of spam comments. I got tired of it and installed the anti-spam module for Drupal, mentioned in that blog entry. It looks like with a little twisting and adjusting, it catches almost all of the garbage. Cool!
It looks like investment banks' profits will be exceptionally high this year as well. On the radio they have been saying that once again "those people with six figure salaries will get extra high bonuses". Not me, unfortunately.
Lately I am getting lots of spam comments to my blog entries, mainly concerned with pornographic sites or anti-impotence drugs sale. This is really annoying, and although my comments are not published automatically, but are rather stored in approval queue, it wastes more and more of my time to go through it and delete all of them.
A valid option would be to use a
module for Drupal. I …