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John Swindells voted up Kim Snowling's answer

An Angel Investor is an individual who provides capital for a business start-up, usually in exchange for convertible debt or ownership equity.  Unlike venture capitalists, Angel Investors typically invest their own money, and a Harvard Report provides evidence that Angel-funded start-up companies … Read more

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John Swindells voted up James Duez's answer

It is a difficult question to answer and it really does depend on both the Business Angel's and the entrepreneur's objectives being aligned.  What are you looking for?  What are they looking for?  When they match, you might just have a deal.

Entrepreneurs need to carefully consider the mix of time, relevant expertise and cash that … Read more

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John Swindells thanked James Duez's answer

It is a difficult question to answer and it really does depend on both the Business Angel's and the entrepreneur's objectives being aligned.  What are you looking for?  What are they looking for?  When they match, you might just have a deal.

Entrepreneurs need to carefully consider the mix of time, relevant expertise and cash that … Read more

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John Swindells thanked Kim Snowling's answer

An Angel Investor is an individual who provides capital for a business start-up, usually in exchange for convertible debt or ownership equity.  Unlike venture capitalists, Angel Investors typically invest their own money, and a Harvard Report provides evidence that Angel-funded start-up companies … Read more

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John Swindells voted up Kim Snowling's answer

When you look at typing speed but for personal use, I think the actually words per minute ratio, has not really changed.  It really depends on how often the typewriter or computer is used, as with all activities the more you use it the better you become at it.

Early History of the Typewriter

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John Swindells thanked Kim Snowling's answer

When you look at typing speed but for personal use, I think the actually words per minute ratio, has not really changed.  It really depends on how often the typewriter or computer is used, as with all activities the more you use it the better you become at it.

Early History of the Typewriter

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John Swindells voted up Louise Gorman's answer
Rudyard Kipling was a writer. He is the author of the well-known novel, "The Jungle Book". Kipling was born in Bombay, in British India, in 1865.

Early life

Kipling was named after Rudyard Lake, which is located in Rudyard, England and is where his parents met. He attended the United Services College in 1978. His … Read more
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John Swindells voted up Lily Bradic's answer

It really depends what sort of day it's been!

Relaxing After Using My Brain All Day

If I've spent the day reading, writing or working - all quite mentally stimulating stuff - I'll usually do something completely different when I get home, like lie in bed and listen to music.

I'll try to rest my eyes … Read more

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John Swindells voted up Kathryn Wright's answer

Yes, there is proof that clingfilm is dangerous to your health, not just as a result of cooking with it, but also from simply using it in general.

The chemicals in standard cling-film are called phthalates, often referred to as plasticizers. Phthalates are what keep plastic flexible and make cling-film so convenient and clingy. … Read more

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John Swindells thanked Kathryn Wright's answer

Yes, there is proof that clingfilm is dangerous to your health, not just as a result of cooking with it, but also from simply using it in general.

The chemicals in standard cling-film are called phthalates, often referred to as plasticizers. Phthalates are what keep plastic flexible and make cling-film so convenient and clingy. … Read more

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John Swindells commented on Tim O'Shea's answer
Runs on bank deposits aren't just a risk for weaker countries; just look at the Northern Rock debacle in the UK a few years ago. Destabilising financial institutions during a financial crisis strikes me as a very dangerous thing to do.
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John Swindells thanked Tim O'Shea's answer

It’s a matter of personal opinion, but no doubt the savers of Cyprus will feel aggrieved. However, it's interesting to look at the way banks work, and how this affects savers when banks are subjected to economic pressure.

A bank deposit is simply a loan note from you to the bank, so if the bank goes … Read more

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John Swindells voted up Tim O'Shea's answer

It’s a matter of personal opinion, but no doubt the savers of Cyprus will feel aggrieved. However, it's interesting to look at the way banks work, and how this affects savers when banks are subjected to economic pressure.

A bank deposit is simply a loan note from you to the bank, so if the bank goes … Read more

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John Swindells voted up Yo Kass' answer

Google's DoubleClick for Video can act as a syndicate between publishers (you) and distribution sites (such as YouTube).

In this context, you could use DFP to manage your accounting, and agree rev shares for ad clicks generated by your YouTube account.

However, one thing you may want to check out is whether this feature … Read more

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John Swindells thanked Kathryn Wright's answer

If you are looking to put a you tube video into DFP as a creative this can be done.

The benefit of using DFP to do this instead of hard coding into your website is that you can:

  • Serve it in rotation with other ads or other videos by setting eCPM's on each
  • You might have ad campaigns … Read more

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John Swindells voted up Kathryn Wright's answer

If you are looking to put a you tube video into DFP as a creative this can be done.

The benefit of using DFP to do this instead of hard coding into your website is that you can:

  • Serve it in rotation with other ads or other videos by setting eCPM's on each
  • You might have ad campaigns … Read more

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John Swindells answered Lily Bradic's question
The most important thing to remember when building your robots.txt file is to keep it simple.  This file should be human-readable, so if you have trouble reading it then you have got a bit lost somewhere.

The fundamental purpose of the file is to communicate with web spiders (or bots, as they're commonly known) which URLs … Read more