How to Get Paid to Do Nothing

By Tom Hodgkinson is the editor of the Idler magazine. London — ITALIAN bureaucracy is legendary for a reason. Italians spend so much of their lives waiting in line — an estimated 400 hours a year per person — that some are now willing to pay freelancers to wait on their behalf. The rich can pay a “codista,” a neologism for… Read more →

Apple vs FBI

Apple Vs. FBI The Privacy and Encryption Issue

This is why the FBI can’t hack into iPhones. (From MSN News) A US judge has ordered Apple to help the FBI hack into an iPhone used by one of the assailants in the San Bernardino, California shootings—and the computer giant has so far refused a request from the law enforcement agency. But the reason the FBI can’t get into… Read more →

Let’s start the voyage!

Some times I wonder if the way I was raised was the right one. My parents embedded on me and my brother with the following. “If you want to be happy for an hour take a nap. If you want to be happy for a day..go fishing. If you want to be happy for a year, inherit a fortune but… Read more →

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