For further reference on value philosophy, you can read Benjamin Graham. He is the father of value philosophy.

He wrote several books about economy and value philosophy:
1. The Intelligent Investor,
2. Security Analysis,
3. The Interpretation of Financial Statements,
4. And some others.

For starting point, The Intelligent Investor is a great start.

And yes, financial assets, such as stocks and bonds are coincidentally called as "securities".

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Or, they really understand the implications, but, they found it too impractical to implement.

We must remember one of the questions regarding computer privacy:

"How much trouble am I willing to go to have privacy?"

It seems many people do not want to go far.

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So, now, let we return to our question; why many people do not care about computer privacy?
1. They have never learned about it. Thus, they do not really understand the implications
2. Even if they have learned it, they found it too difficult or impractical to implement

That is why we often find technical person, such as programmers do not care about computer privacy.

Possibly they have never learned about privacy. Thus, they do not really understand the implications

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The answer is simple:
1. They have never learned about the principles of sound investment,
2. Even if they have learned it, they found it too complicated (or it is not their thing). We must remember that investment is a branch of study in itself,
3. The principles of sound investment is against the nature of human. It does not promise quick result.

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Thirdly, they often deploy their capital into an opportunity just because it promises higher return without analysing the risks.

And yes, these people often are highly educated people. Even, many of them are men of business as well.

So, why these highly educated people do such reckless capital deployment?

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Often, I am easily getting mad when people loss their money to fraud or speculation (which they mistakenly call as investment).

Firstly, they often purchase stocks of companies just because the price is going up. Yes, they do not care (or even understand) with the real value of the company.

Secondly, they purchase the same stocks without even understanding the business of the companies. They even do not bother to read the financial statements.

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4. You view stocks from the view point of owning company. You purchase a stock with the same principles when you purchase a whole company,
5. You view bonds from the view point of lending money (such as a banking operation),
6. Capital preservation is utmost important,
7. Margin safety is a must. Do not reject safety for higher margin,
8. Investment is a business operation in itself.

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Why do many people do not care about computer privacy?

In order to answer this question, I am going to venture into another branch of studies; value philosophy or value investing.

What is value philosophy?
1. Investment is totally different with speculation,
2. In investment, you deploy your capital into an opportunity which you really understand,
3. You do not deploy your capital with astrology, such as technical analysis method,

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Autism mention: Looking for resources (Boosts appreciated 

So, I'm 18 and have never been diagnosed with autism (or anything for that matter) since I don't ever go to the doctor, what are some good resources for me to talk to people and get support on finding out if I am (as I exhibit a lot of the signs when I look at them and very much think I am)? I want to know if I am so that it could help me with finding out maybe ways to improve my life since currently it isn't going very well

Elastic is a good example. It is funny to see many people complained that they have no more freedom to use the software as they wish.

Remember, Elastic was an open source project. It was not libre software.

Means, Elastic was developed by using open source methodology. Now, it embraces "better" methodology. So why do you complain?

If you care about freedom, why don't you contribute to libre software project?

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Thus, open source has nothing to do with freedom. Then, if you are contributing to an open source project, but you want your contribution or the project to stay "libre", you are on the wrong path.

Remember, open source is a methodology. If the project owner changed the methodology to a "better" one (possibly proprietary), it is 100% acceptable. Why, it is just simply a methodology after all.

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According to opensource.org/about, open source is 100% software development methodology.

The purpose of the methodology is:

"Open source enables a development method for software that harnesses the power of distributed peer review and transparency of process. The promise of open source is higher quality, better reliability, greater flexibility, lower cost, and an end to predatory vendor lock-in."

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6. Ensuring that the whole developers and the users will have the same above freedom,

Thus, if your focus is the freedom, you should embrace libre software philosophy.

Some people do not want to embrace libre software philosophy. But, they love open source philosophy.

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When people develop libre software, their focuses are:
1. Giving contribution to society in the form of computer software. Thus, by nature it is a charity,
2. Ensuring the freedom to use the software for any purposes,
3. Ensuring the freedom to modify the software to solve any problems,
4. Ensuring the freedom to study the software,
5. Ensuring the freedom to redistribute the software; both of the original or the modified,

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With this huge amount of data, Facebook will be able to do anything with it, such as advertisement or even selling the data.

And I believe will keep venturing into many other things where it can gather more and more data.

Truly, Facebook is a magnificent work of a genius!

So, do you want something to understand your heart perfectly? Sell your life to Facebook! I guarantee, it will understand you 100% (well, not really, but very close).

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Ahhh, again, Facebook is not that genius if it cannot see the possibility to obtain more private and more intimate data, even to the corner of many people’s houses. This is the birth of Oculus.

With , does not need to “invade” your house to see what’s inside. With Oculus, you will show to Facebook everything you have at home.

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That means, with just the social media alone, Facebook can understand its users’ behavior. Even, Facebook understands any given lady better than her husband. Or, understanding a teen better than her parents.

Then, also saw the beauty of what so called “private communication” and the tendency of people to obtain affirmation from other people. Thus, and .

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Their friends will post about something. They can reply the posts. In effect, it resembles day to day communication. They can also form groups to discuss interesting topics.

Oh yes, if someone has interest to a brand, such as the notebook, she can follow the lovely brand on Facebook as well. And amazingly, she can interact with the brand!

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I dare to say, with the advent of mobile phone with system such as and , both of social media and chat applications are central to many day to day life, both of those with social anxiety and those who are not.

, in a sense, is truly a magnificent work of a genius. It understands perfectly about the nature of human.

Facebook provides a platform where people able to follow their interests, friends, family and others.

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Human is inherently a communal species. We love to be with other people. Talking to each other. Helping each other.

Some of us, possibly have social anxiety which make us difficult to interact with other people face to face. Even, just being among other people will easily trigger panick attack.

But still, since we are all inherential social species, even those with social anxiety still love to interact with other people through other medium, as long as it is not face to face communication

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