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Practical Portfolio Performance Measurement and Attribution

Practical Performance Measurement and Attribution provides a clear introduction to the subject of performance measurement. Focusing more on the practical use and calculation of performance… 55 more words


How to label something Fake News on Facebook and have the fact-checkers take a look

Have you seen the “Disputed News” flag on Facebook articles yet? If not, you will soon. It hasn’t rolled out to everyone yet, but Facebook now has a way for you to report Fake News… 397 more words


Oscar Wilde - "No man can buy back his past." Well, not with money.

“No man can buy back his past.”

– Oscar Wilde


This is another common quote of wisdom attributed Oscar Wilde.  It’s never sounded to me like his usual language and the simple human optimism with which it is commonly used has always seemed a bit at odds with Wilde’s usual outlook.   1,197 more words


Why Would Oscar Wilde Object to Ridicule?

Ridicule is the tribute paid to the genius by the mediocrities. – Oscar Wilde

I’ve always wondered about this quote, coming from a man who often employed forms of ridicule himself.   1,614 more words


Nature Unbound II: The Dansgaard- Oeschger Cycle

by Javier

Dansgaard-Oeschger (D-O) events are the most dramatic and frequent abrupt climate change events in the geological record. They are usually explained as the result of an Atlantic Ocean salinity oscillation paced by internal variability. 6,708 more words