13 December 2017

Offline at 101

Archive for: November, 2008
Steve EllisMetia - London

Reuters embed evacuated from Second Life outpost

25 November 2008  |  4128 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Last week I listened to a Woman's Hour* feature about Second Life (OK, I spend too much time commuting). At the time, I couldn't decide whether the arrival of Second Life on Woman's Hour signified it had gone mainstream, or that it was all over for the virtual world. For some reason Second Life on Woman's Hour is a bit like your Granny getting an ...

TagsGroupFinance 2.0
Steve EllisMetia - London

Trader shoots himself: trading suspended for 15 minutes

18 November 2008  |  3286 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The story of Brazilian trader Paulo Sergio Silva, aged 36, shooting himself in the chest on the floor of the Sao Paolo Commodities & Futures Exchange has been covered by news sources ranging from Reuters here, to the Huffington Post here. At present, there is little explanation as to why he did this. The most damning detail is that BM&F B...

TagsTrade execution
More blog posts
Steve Ellis
Steve EllisMetia - London

RIP Reg Varney - first man to use a UK ATM

17 November 2008  |  10894 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Reg Varney, a British Comedian famed for his role in On the Buses in the late 60s/early 70s, sadly died yesterday. Curiously he also has a footnote in fintec history. Slip your anoraks, on everyone......

TagsCardsGroupWhatever...
Previous 1 Next
members
29,795
Members
comments
18,060
Comments
blogs
11,838
Posts
bloggers 
1,052
Active bloggers

Top bloggers: 30 days

Most viewed Engaging
Bo Harald
Bo Harald

Independent advisor and board profession...

Girish Patil
Girish Patil

Girish is currently working with BFS Cen...

Freddie McMahon
Freddie McMahon

Pioneering RegTech Chatbots http://www.c...

Breana Patel
Breana Patel

Founder of a management consulting firm...

Who is commenting on these posts

Ketharaman Swaminathan
Raymond Lee
James Andrew
Melvin Haskins
James Treacher
Patrick Chambeau
Alex Letts
Dharmesh Mistry
Kenneth Marritt
Olga Zhukova
John Bertrand
Tejasvi Addagada