web apis, web service protocols, data portals, odata

hessian binary web service protocol “The Hessian binary web service protocol makes web services usable without requiring a large framework, and without learning yet another alphabet soup of protocols. Because it is a binary protocol, it is well-suited to sending binary data without any need to extend the protocol with attachments.” http://hessian.caucho.com/

“1. Introduction

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Untranslatable Words From Other Languages

23 Charming Illustrations Of Untranslatable Words From Other Languages http://www.buzzfeed.com/alanwhite/23-charming-illustrations-of-untranslatable-words-from-other#.waleDqG1l

bettern then english http://betterthanenglish.com/

30 Untranslatable Words From Other Languages Illustrated By Anjana Iyer http://www.boredpanda.com/untranslatable-words-found-in-translation-anjana-iyer/ Semantic Enigmas: Which English Words Do Not Have Equivalents In Other Languages? http://www.theguardian.com/notesandqueries/query/0,,-187912,00.html

20 Awesomely Untranslatable Words From Around The World http://matadornetwork.com/abroad/20-awesomely-untranslatable-words-from-around-the-world/

Untranslatable Words From Around The World http://www.babbel.com/magazine/untranslatable-01

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Difference between OTC and ET derivatives

Markets: Exchange or Over-the-Counter http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/fandd/basics/markets.htm

Exchange-traded versus Over-the-counter (OTC) Derivatives http://financetrain.com/exchange-traded-versus-over-the-counter-otc-derivatives/

ISDA Home – Listed vs. OTC: Why the NYSE is not the Problem http://www.isda.org/educat/faqs.html

Difference between OTC and ET derivatives http://contrarianinvestorsjournal.com/?p=433


other investment instrumetns: indexes, etfs and funds


MSCI Emerging Markets Index http://www.investopedia.com/terms/e/emergingmarketsindex.asp

MSCI Emerging Market Index http://markets.ft.com/research/Markets/Tearsheets/Summary?s=MIEF00000PUS:MSI

What Are […]


The Queen Of Spades The Queen Of Spades, at ENO, Organized by Alen Malhasoglu Thu Jun 25 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (BST), London Coliseum, 38 St Martin’s Ln, London WC2N 4ES, UK

https://www.couchsurfing.com/events/the-queen-of-spades-the-queen-of-spades-at-eno —

Bizet’s Carmen at London by ENO, Organized by Alen Malhasoglu Wed Jul 1 from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM […]

Developmental Psychology

Developmental psychology “Developmental psychology is the scientific study of how and why human beings change over the course of their life. Originally concerned with infants and children, the field has expanded to include adolescence, adult development, aging, and the entire lifespan.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Developmental_psychology

The Strange Situation

The Strange Situation – Mary Ainsworth https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTsewNrHUHU

Secure, […]

Sphere of Influence, Circle of Concern

Circle of Concern, and Circle of Influence “A useful way of determining which Circle people’s concerns are in is by listening to the language used. You can distinguish between the use of the words “have” and “be”. Circles of Concern are full of “have’s” while Circles of Influence are full of “be’s”. The table below […]

Drink Water

How Much Water Do I Actually Need to Drink Every Day? “In a healthy adult, the kidneys can filter and excrete 15 liters of water a day. So you are unlikely to get too much water, provided you don’t drink an enormous amount at one time. Just remember to pay attention to thirst cues, try […]

Predictive Model Markup Language: PMML

Data Mining Group (DMG): an independent, vendor led consortium “The Data Mining Group (DMG) is an independent, vendor led consortium that develops data mining standards, such as the Predictive Model Markup Language (PMML). PMML is the leading standard for statistical and data mining models and supported by over 20 vendors and organizations. With PMML, it […]

Azure Machine Learning

Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Algorithm Cheat Sheet https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/machine-learning-algorithm-cheat-sheet/

How to get started with Azure ML https://curah.microsoft.com/282848/how-to-get-started-with-azure-machine-learning

Machine Learning APIs http://gallery.azureml.net/


– Check out the Azure Machine Learning Studio: https://studio.azureml.net – Check out the Azure Machine Learning Gallery: https://gallery.azureml.net – Channel 9 getting started videos for Azure Machine Learning: http://channel9.msdn.com/Search?term=Azure%20Machine%20Learning#ch9Search&lang-en=en


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Happiness Economics

Happiness economics http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Happiness_economics

The economics of happiness can make for sad reading http://www.theguardian.com/business/economics-blog/2015/jan/11/economics-of-happiness-can-make-sad-reading

What makes people happy and why it matters for development http://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2013/sep/03/happiness-economics-wellbeing-mdgs

Above-average happiness: Britain is 11th most content nation in Europe http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/18/britain-11th-happiest-country-europe

Happiness Economics http://www.investopedia.com/terms/h/happiness-economics.asp


Relationship between Wealth, Income and Personal Well-being, July 2011 to June 2012 http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/was/wealth-in-great-britain-wave-3/wealth–income-and-personal-well-being/art-wealth–income-and-personal-well-being.html#tab-Main-points


The Surprising […]