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Class Clowns: How the Smartest Investors Lost Billions in Education  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at Dec. 1, 2016
Class Clowns: How the Smartest Investors Lost Billions in Education

Class Clowns: How the Smartest Investors Lost Billions in Education by Jonathan A. Knee
English | November 29, 2016 | ISBN: 0231179286 | EPUB | 288 pages | 1 MB

BBC - Who's Spending Britain's Billions? (2016)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Oct. 18, 2016
BBC - Who's Spending Britain's Billions? (2016)

BBC - Who's Spending Britain's Billions? (2016)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 1994 Kbps | 58mn 54s | 894 MiB
Audio: English AAC 123 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

As Britain continues to spend less on the public sector, do we really know where our taxes are being spent? Spending on schools, hospitals and foreign aid are well debated. In this one-off documentary Jacques Peretti looks beyond the well-known budgets to the range of projects the public know less about, from the virtual receptionists at Brent Civic Centre to the night-vision goggles being used to spy on dog walkers in Staffordshire. Peretti uncovers what is happening behind closed doors in cash-strapped Britain and finds that local councils across the UK are signing contracts with management consultancy firms who can take a percentage of any savings they find.

From Bedrooms to Billions (2014) [repost]  Video

Posted by ParRus at Aug. 25, 2016
From Bedrooms to Billions (2014) [repost]

From Bedrooms to Billions (2014)
HDTV | English | MP4 | 1280 x 720 | AVC ~2777 kbps | 25 fps
AAC | 102 Kbps | 48.0 KHz | 2 channels | 2h 29mn | 3 GB
Genre: Documentary

'From Bedrooms to Billions' is a 2 and a half hour feature length documentary movie telling the remarkable, true story of the British Video Games Industry from 1979 to the present day. Developments in computer technology in the UK of the late 70's early 80's helped inspire a generation of small team enthusiasts, hobbyists, school kids, bedroom coders and entrepreneurs to make and release some truly classic games. 'From Bedrooms to Billions' tells the story of how the creativity and vision of a relatively small number of individuals allowed the UK to play a key, pioneering role in the shaping of the billion dollar video games industry, which today dominates the modern world's entertainment landscape.
The Most Dangerous Trade: How Short Sellers Uncover Fraud, Keep Markets Honest, and Make and Lose Billions

Richard Teitelbaum, "The Most Dangerous Trade: How Short Sellers Uncover Fraud, Keep Markets Honest, and Make and Lose Billions"
ISBN: 1118505212 | 2015 | EPUB | 320 pages | 687 KB
The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2013: Billions of Dollars in Scholarships, Grants and Prizes (Repost)

Gen Tanabe, Kelly Tanabe, "The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2013: Billions of Dollars in Scholarships, Grants and Prizes"
2012 | ISBN: 1617600016 | English | 832 Pages | PDF + EPUB | 16.30 MB + 5.85 MB

Billions: Selling to the New Chinese Consumer (repost)  

Posted by interes at Oct. 16, 2015
Billions: Selling to the New Chinese Consumer (repost)

Billions: Selling to the New Chinese Consumer by Tom Doctoroff
English | 2005-12-13 | ISBN: 1403971692 | 240 pages | PDF | 2,6 MB
Black Market Billions: How Organized Retail Crime Funds Global Terrorists 1st Edition

Black Market Billions: How Organized Retail Crime Funds Global Terrorists by Hitha Prabhakar
English | Nov. 21, 2011 | ISBN: 0132180243 | 336 Pages | PDF | 6 MB

From piracy to counterfeiting to cargo theft, organized retail crime has exploded into a $38 billion industry. Synchronized global teams of thieves are pilfering immense volumes of high-value products, counterfeiting even more–and using the profits to support the world’s most vicious terrorists and criminal gangs.

From Bedrooms to Billions (2014)  

Posted by vivid23 at Jan. 28, 2015
From Bedrooms to Billions (2014)

From Bedrooms to Billions (2014)
HDTV | 1280x720 | MKV/x264 @ 2777 Kbps | 149mn | Audio: English AAC 102 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None | 3.0 GB
Genre: Documentary

'From Bedrooms to Billions' is a 2 and a half hour feature length documentary movie telling the remarkable, true story of the British Video Games Industry from 1979 to the present day. Developments in computer technology in the UK of the late 70's early 80's helped inspire a generation of small team enthusiasts, hobbyists, school kids, bedroom coders and entrepreneurs to make and release some truly classic games. 'From Bedrooms to Billions' tells the story of how the creativity and vision of a relatively small number of individuals allowed the UK to play a key, pioneering role in the shaping of the billion dollar video games industry, which today dominates the modern world's entertainment landscape. 'From Bedrooms to Billions' is the first to attempt to bring this amazing story together.
Billions & Billions: Thoughts on Life and Death at the Brink of the Millennium

Billions & Billions: Thoughts on Life and Death at the Brink of the Millennium
Language: English | EPUB / MOBI | ISBN-10: 0345379187 | 1998 | 320 pages | 4 MB / 2 MB

In the final book of his astonishing career, Carl Sagan brilliantly examines the burning questions of our lives, our world, and the universe around us. These luminous, entertaining essays travel both the vastness of the cosmos and the intimacy of the human mind, posing such fascinating questions as how did the universe originate and how will it end, and how can we meld science and compassion to meet the challenges of the coming century? Here, too, is a rare, private glimpse of Sagan's thoughts about love, death, and God as he struggled with fatal disease. Ever forward-looking and vibrant with the sparkle of his unquenchable curiosity, Billions & Billions is a testament to one of the great scientific minds of our day.
Billions & Billions: Thoughts on Life and Death at the Brink of the Millennium by Carl Sagan

Billions & Billions: Thoughts on Life and Death at the Brink of the Millennium by Carl Sagan
English | May 12, 1998 | ISBN: 0345379187 | 120 pages | PDF | 1 MB

In the final book of his astonishing career, Carl Sagan brilliantly examines the burning questions of our lives, our world, and the universe around us. These luminous, entertaining essays travel both the vastness of the cosmos and the intimacy of the human mind, posing such fascinating questions as how did the universe originate and how will it end, and how can we meld science and compassion to meet the challenges of the coming century?