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  1. overcoming doubt? dealing with doubt? Then there's these root keywords that adwords should be able to provide you with variants and how popular they are. perseverance/persistence/endurance/tenacity/resolve/resolution/dedication/determination?
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    Know Your Target Audience For Your Book Format

    I still prefer physical books to e-books. Same as I prefer records and cds to mp3s. Having a library of books and/or music is a statement of who you are. People can browse your collection and get an understanding of your character from them. Downside is, they are a pain in the backside when moving house.
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    4 Footprints That Are Giving Away Your Pbn

    Wikipedia is riddled with internal links. It even has tons of links to internal pages that are only tangentially related to the topic of the article they're in.
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    The new "green" boom

    We've now reached the six month anniversary* of me taking a punt on cannabis stocks, so it's time to take a look and see how we're travelling. Listed as Stock symbol, purchase price, closing price (25/1/18), gain/loss, (high price during period) AC8 $0.425, $1.74, 309.41%, ($1.86) CPH $0.565, $1.035, 83.19%, ($1.65) MMJ, $0.32, $0.505, 57.81%, ($0.63) ZLD $0.07, $0.13, 85.71%, ($0.145). As a whole the "potflolio" is up 147%. Not bad. Not bad at all. Incidentally, the high price for CPH was achieved back in November, but then fell back to around the $0.80 mark, before getting a boost again from the government announcement mentioned above. * Technically the six months is up on January 27, however that's a Saturday, and the 26th is a public holiday Down Under, so the close of trade on the 25th is being used to mark the anniversary.
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    The new "green" boom

    Check their donor base. You can guarantee that privatised, for profit prisons are on that list. Legalising it across the board will hit their revenue stream bigly.
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    The new "green" boom

    Today the Australian Government announced it was going to relax laws that stopped companies exporting medical cannabis products. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-04/australian-pot-stocks-soar-after-government-relaxes-export-rules The market reacted by pushing all of the stocks in my "potfolio" higher. AC8 jumped 53.66%, CPH was up 20.6%, MMJ rose 11.58% and ZLD was up a "mere" 10%. Nice.
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    I'm getting published, Baby!

    So, when do we get our free copies. Although it looks like it might be a bit too advanced for some of the people on here*. Hopefully it has lots of pictures and not too many words. * By "some of the people, I meant me of course.
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    This was inevitable

    I don't think it's being used by criminals for money laundering purposes, however I can see certain types of illegal transaction being facilitated by it. Remember a few years back when they shut down the Silk Road site. Most of the transactions were paid for with bitcoin (allegedly). I was reading earlier in the week how the ASX is looking into blockchain technology to speed up the purchase and sale of securities. I don't know what it's like in other parts of the world, but the ASX operates on a T+2 day turnaround. Although money comes out of my cash account to buy shares, and the shares appear in my account usually within minutes, depending on how actively traded the shares are, the actual confirmation and brokerage fees are done 2 days after the transaction. That also allows for time for the watchdog to investigate any irregularities. With blockchain this can be reduced to almost instantaneous. We'll see how it all pans out.
  9. Traditionally investors have flocked to gold in times of unrest and uncertainty. Given the turmoil in the U.S., the middle and far East, one would normally expect to see the price of gold starting to climb. This isn't happening though. Gold hasn't gone anywhere, and investors seem to flocking to bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies instead. What say others? Has gold lost it's appeal? Are cryptos the "new gold"?
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    This was inevitable

    This does not mean the end of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. It just means that the appeal of cryptos to criminal elements is being eroded, if not eliminated. Anyone who didn't see this coming was living in a fool's paradise. When (not if) these laws are enacted there may well be some volatility on the downside in the short term, however it will provide some stability in the long term. Irrespective of what happens to bitcoin or other cryptos, blockchain technology is here to stay. Industries as diverse as hotels, insurance, transport and logistics, medical research and others are investigating and investing in the technology. To paraphrase the Chinese proverb, "We live in interesting times".
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    Oh my, my, little Caleb

    And exactly what opportunities do the people of sub-Saharan Africa have "thrown at them every day"? Another Tony Robbins who will probably make a fortune selling "How To.." seminars, books and videos to gullible people. Either that or he'll end up in jail. Or both.
  12. Anyone else notice the number of threads being started/resurrected at the other place about bitcoins/cryptocurrencies? PS In the coming days I'm going to write a post about why I like blockchain technology, but aren't that enamoured by bitcoins. One for you to look forward to.
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    Blistering Fast Free Wi Fi.

    Gee, who'd have thought that when you decrease the number of devices trying to access a limited supply of bandwidth, the bandwidth would increase on a per-device basis. Genius.

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