6 y ago

Tony Bleurgh >:[

Tony Blair: [..] I think this is really important for people to understand – is that this global financial crisis was the product of a whole new way that the financial and banking sector has been working in this past 20 or 30 years where you have got a deep integration of the global economy and where you have a lot of financial instruments that were created whose impact people didn’t properly understand.

?: But you didn’t fully understand it you’re saying when you were in power?

Tony Blair: No, we didn’t and I think that’s why it is perfectly natural now to say how do we make sense of this today. The only thing I would say is that a vibrant financial sector is also a very important part of our future.

?: So don’t bash the bankers?

Tony Blair: Well take the necessary steps but realise that a thriving and healthy banking system is a major part of the modern British economy and will always be so.
According to historical accounts, the Olympic Games of ancient Greece were a time of truce during which all conflicts among the participating city-states were put aside.

According to Wikipedia, about 10,000 athletes will compete in the London Olympic games of 2012.

According to the Associated Press, about twice the number of British troops now in Afghanistan will be on duty at the Games — over 18,000 members of the British military forces.
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Quora is in the same boat as FB (and to a certain extent, Twitter)

They think that the experience of their largely 20-something staff is anything short of revolutionary.

A bunch of kids running a digital media company with questionable morals and no connection to digital history. I will delete me Quora account.

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