Posts Tagged ‘English’

Inglês at 4give

February 9th, 2014

[Pt] O site tem uma página nova, Inglês, para facilitar acesso aos serviços de linguagem oferecidos aqui. Para chegar à página, favor utilize a senha: 4give
Pode abrir a página cliquando aqui, ou pelo link no menu principal.

[En] The site has a new page, Inglês, to make it easier to access the language services we are offering here. To visit the new page, please use the password: 4give
You can open the page by clicking here, or by using the Inglês link on the top menu.


March 27th, 2011


From Richard Brennerman’s eldest daughter:  

There was a young man from Lahore
Whose limericks stopped at line four.
When asked why this was,
He responded, “Because.”


City of Seeds – Lapham’s Quarterly

November 24th, 2010

Saudades de um futuro passado:

City of Seeds – Lapham’s Quarterly.

by Daniel Mason.

Jesse’s Café Américain: The Road to Serfdom Is Lawlessness: Inside Goldman Sachs

August 4th, 2010

This quote was just too good not to share:

“Giving sophisticated models and fast computers to traders is like giving handguns and tequila to teenage boys. Only complete mayhem can result and as we saw recently, complete mayhem did result.”

via Jesse’s Café Américain: The Road to Serfdom Is Lawlessness: Inside Goldman Sachs.

Update: another gem
OK, now what?

Fête des lumières Lyon and The Fun Theory

February 7th, 2010

Sonia Lino sent some cool media. I am following up with links. Thanks Sonia.

I also put up a copy of the Les Illuminations de Lyon slideshow Sonia sent to me. Click here to open/download.

(This post is dedicated to the snowbound on Feb 7, 2010. May your power stay on. Enjoy!)

Top 25 Brazilian Sales: A Global List

December 9th, 2009

Here’s a recent item from the Brazil Stocks coverage at Seeking Alpha.
Top 25 Brazilian Sales: A Global List — Seeking Alpha.

The full list is linked in the 4give BIZ roll in the sidebar, and here.

Ale Has Arrived

December 1st, 2009

Ok, we are accessing the blog together, the first time. Here is my site at you tube: axandelle. Have fun!

Google Interview Questions

November 11th, 2009

There’s good news and bad news here, but I know some of us just like to do these kinds of tests.
15 Google Interview Questions That Will Make You Feel Stupid GOOG.
The article also links to 140 more questions, for those who just can’t get enough.

Thinkers 50 – C. K. Prahalad

October 17th, 2009

C. K. Prahalad discusses his latest book, The Future of Competition: Co-Creating Unique Value with Customers, published early in 2004.

“We are moving to a new form of value creation, when value is not created by the firm and exchanged with customer, but rather when value is co-created by the consumers and the company. So the first question is: how do you go from a unilateral view of value creation by the company, to co-creation of value by consumers?”

Read the full article at Thinkers 50 – Interview. More about him and others at The Thinkers 50.

Remote Workers, Collaboration Apps and Culture

September 30th, 2009

Bob Olwig shares his experience as a “continuous learner” at his Perspectives on Technology & Business site.  The post is at Remote Workers, Collaboration Apps and Culture.