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Online Scammers Are Getting More Creative

September 22, 2017 by stas | No Comments | Filed in General

My email address has been online since 1999, so I get a lot of spam emails, a big chunk of which is scam emails. Most of such scam emails you are well familiar with – the kind someone is asking you to help them transfer $5M inheritance to some poor widow. Obviously I never reply […]

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How Amazon Discriminates Against Small Publishers

June 10, 2017 by admin | No Comments | Filed in General

It’s well known that Amazon is loved by online shoppers, mainly due to its amazing customer support. Amazon is now a lot more than a big online shop, as they annexed a bunch of other businesses to it. One of which is a publishing business. This department unfortunately can’t be called amazing. Here is my […]

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How To Get Hired – an Infallible Scheme Invented by Mark Twain

December 16, 2015 by stas | No Comments | Filed in General

Mark Twain invented an infallible scheme for anyone to get hired. He describes his scheme and how he got three men to get a job using this scheme in the following text. The approach worked more than 100 years ago and chances are that it’ll still work just the same today as human nature hasn’t […]