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Here's an archive.org link to Dan Bigman's May 2012 Forbes post on those ownership structures (published a few months after Facebook's IPO): http://web.archive.org/web/20120527223753/http://www.forbes....

Arguably, rampant cynicism regarding a 14-year-old's attempt to make us all "feel like worthy people" says more about us than the kid. [0]

[0] http://myfunnymemes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Nigerian-...

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You can hear the relevant CBS Evening News radio update at the beginning of this mp3, and again at the end (~1h:00m:41s in):

http://cbsrmt.thelongtrek.com/pp/CBSRMT%20-%20751229%200404%...

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Seattle (Pioneer Square)

C2FO - https://c2fo.com - hiring a software engineer for a small labs team.

We maintain a web platform dynamically pricing working capital so companies can connect on the web to meet each others' cash flow needs without involving traditional financial intermediaries, e.g., banks.

The platform runs as a marketplace similar to a stock exchange where the assets considered are approved invoices. We work mainly in Go and Node.js on the backend. Our open source projects are available at https://github.com/C2FO. We also have some great investors on board including Mithril Capital Management, Temasek,and Union Square Ventures.

If interested, please email pete@c2fo.com.

Press release regarding C2FO's most recent venture raise is here: https://www.pehub.com/2015/08/c2fo-snaps-up-40-mln-in-temase...

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Watching the GSN video on YouTube I was struck by the generic presentation of non-cash prizes. Press Your Luck was apparently content to just mention the contestant won a "Sailboat" without tethering it to a brand which seems like overlooked opportunity even for the simpler time since contemporaries like The Price Is Right were integrating brands into their show.

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I'm not aware of a JS adapter for clara rules but per the wiki it does offer ClojureScript support "with a couple constraints"[1]

[1] https://github.com/rbrush/clara-rules/wiki/ClojureScript

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Kansas City, MO

C2FO - https://c2fo.com - hiring software engineers.

Our name stands for "Collaborative Cash Flow Optimization" and we maintain a web platform that dynamically prices working capital so companies of any size can connect with each other to meet cash flow needs without involving traditional financial intermediaries like banks or financial factors.

The platform runs as a marketplace similar to a stock exchange where the assets considered are approved invoices. We work mainly in JavaScript and particularly node.js; our open source projects are available at https://github.com/C2FO. We also have some great investors on board including Mithril Capital Management, Summerhill Venture Partners, and Union Square Ventures.

More about the openings at https://github.com/C2FO/jobs

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One question perhaps worth asking: Why do this piece and the many similarly tiresome pieces preceding it mostly fail to mention how higher salaries offered would motivate graduates and other unemployed people to acquire these missing skills?

Put a different way, fifteen or so years ago: "Economists who have studied occupational shortages generally hold the view that in an unconstrained market, supply will equal demand at the 'true' market price. If demand exceeds supply, salaries will be bid up until the market clears." [1]

Also of interest but perhaps unrelated, "At Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase average pay slipped by about 5% in the first nine months of last year, a figure that is probably representative of the wider industry." [2]

[1] http://www.bls.gov/mlr/1999/03/art2full.pdf

[2] http://www.economist.com/news/finance-and-economics/21592642...

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In Europe, money isn't everything, especially for youngsters choosing to study for an academic degree. The idea of "following your dreams" or studying what you like is still big. Because studying is often subsidized, people can make that choice easily because they won't have an enormous amount of dept in return for a "worthless" degree. Before the crisis finding a job with whatever degree wasn't hard and the previous crisis (1980s) didn't do much to prevent choosing "worthless" degrees either.

Most of the people growing up since the late 1960s have had the possibility to do whatever they wanted without regard for future earnings and sustainability of their lives. Just re-schooling people with degrees in the humanities, fun-studies, social sciences, and so on to science, technology and engineering sounds easier than it is for these people have made conscious choices to neglect and dismiss mathematics and science courses since leaving primary school. To some degree, their whole social and cultural being seems to be incompatible with that of science and technology.

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EditGrid is still around and free and unlike Google Spreadsheet's broken importXML function (see: http://goo.gl/fWYDi) it has a web_xpath function that mostly works.

Also worth noting DabbleDB is one of the (few?) relatively well-known projects implemented in Squeak/Seaside as discussed here: http://www.jarober.com/blog/blogView?showComments=true&t...

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I am very glad they got Seaside out before the sale: it has really helped to revitalize Smalltalk.

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Seaside was pre-DabbleDB as far as I can tell from following the framework when it was in it's youth.

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Also WSJ's "From Diapers to 'Depends': Marketers Discreetly Retool for Aging Boomers" http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142405274870401360457610...

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