Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

a concept popularized by Jack Welch in a speech in 1981; in 2009, he came out against the idea

attributed to Jack Welch here

Thing 2 (11) by Ha-Joon Chang
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attributed to Jack Welch here

Thing 2 (11) by Ha-Joon Chang
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2 years, 1 month ago

a currency issued on 15 October 1923 to stop the hyperinflation of 1922 and 1923 in Weimar Germany; at the time, there was no gold available, so it was backed by the land used for agriculture and business; introduced at a rate of one Rentenmark to equal one million million old marks

when Rentenmark, the new currency, was introduced

Thing 6 (51) by Ha-Joon Chang
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when Rentenmark, the new currency, was introduced

Thing 6 (51) by Ha-Joon Chang
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an acquisition of existing firms by a foreign firm; contrast with greenfield investment (setting up new production facilities)

a lot of foreign investment is what is known as 'brownfield investment'

Thing 8 (74) by Ha-Joon Chang
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a lot of foreign investment is what is known as 'brownfield investment'

Thing 8 (74) by Ha-Joon Chang
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a proposed tax on international financial transactions, especially speculative currency exchange transactions; suggested by Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences Laureate economist James Tobin

A taboo in polite circles until recenty, the so-called Tobin Tax has recently been advocated by Gordon Brown

proposed with the intention of slowing down financial flows that might damage the economy

Thing 22 (231) by Ha-Joon Chang
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2 years, 1 month ago

A taboo in polite circles until recenty, the so-called Tobin Tax has recently been advocated by Gordon Brown

proposed with the intention of slowing down financial flows that might damage the economy

Thing 22 (231) by Ha-Joon Chang
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2 years, 1 month ago