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Pensioensparen voor de toekomst

Inbreng van Robin Fransman ter gelegenheid van het rondetafelgesprek met de Commissie Sociale Zaken en Werkgelegenheid van de Tweede Kamer, inzake Keuzevrijheid in het toekomstige pensioenstelsel, op 23 november 2015.

Waarom het NRC-artikel over de Nederlandse gamesector niet deugt

Afgelopen vrijdag, 5 februari 2016, stond in en NRC Handelsblad, en op diverse NRC-websites, een artikel over de Nederlandse gamesector: Afgestudeerd? Dan is het game over. Geschreven door een NRC-journalist, Reinier Kist, en een freelancer, Rogier Kahlmann.

Good time: the greatest moments of Maurice White and Earth, Wind & Fire

The leader of one of pop’s most influential groups died on Wednesday. Here are five moments to remember him by In 1971, Maurice White was struggling.

The DNSSEC Root Signing Ceremony

The root DNS zone contains information about how to query the top-level domain (TLD) name servers (.com, .edu, .org, etc). It enables Internet users to access domain names in all TLDs, even brand new ones like .software and .bank, making it an integral part of the global Internet.

Even virtual assistants are sexually harassed

People are very curious about Cortana's sex life. All virtual assistants have to deal with inappropriate comments and questions. From seasoned vets like Siri and Google Now, to the rash of new specialists with names like Amy, Molly, Mia and Robin.

Burberry Aligns Runway and Retail Calendar in Game-Changing Shift

LONDON, United Kingdom — As discussions heat up around the ‘broken’ fashion system and brands seek new ways of presenting their collections to better align their runway shows — a powerful driver of consumer demand — with retail drops, BoF can reveal that British megabrand Burberry is comp

Lawfare thinks it can redefine π, and backdoors

There is gulf between how people believe law to work (from watching TV shows like Law and Order) and how law actually works. You lawyer people know what I'm talking about. It's laughable. The same is true of cyber: there's a gulf between how people think it works and how it actually works.

Mayday: hoe pilotenschool Stella uit Teuge crashte - reconstructie

* De namen van de instructeurs Simon, Anton en Theo, zijn gefingeerd. Allen zijn nog actief in de luchtvaart en willen om die reden niet herkenbaar zijn. Door Henry van de Wal "We hadden volle klassen met soms hele rare jongens erin”, herinnert voormalig instructeur Theo* zich.

Using IPv6 with Linux? You’ve likely been visited by Shodan and other scanners

One of the benefits of the next-generation Internet protocol known as IPv6 is the enhanced privacy it offers over its IPv4 predecessor. With a staggering 2128 (or about 3.

State of The Transition, mid – late January: Oil oversupply, shale bankruptcies, gas leaks, and a whiff of securities fraud

A Shell veteran of 35 years requests the company pension fund he depends on to divest from fossil fuels and reinvest in clean energy. A geoscientist currently working for an oil and gas major quits to take qualifications in renewable energy.

The Neurologist Who Hacked His Brain—And Almost Lost His Mind

The brain surgery lasted 11 and a half hours, beginning on the afternoon of June 21, 2014, and stretching into the Caribbean predawn of the next day.

To My Old Master

In August of 1865, a Colonel P.H. Anderson of Big Spring, Tennessee, wrote to his former slave, Jourdon Anderson, and requested that he come back to work on his farm.

How China accumulated $28 trillion in debt in such a short time

REUTERS/StringerBank of America Merrill Lynch became the most recent financial institution to start sounding scared about China's debt.

Revealed: Japan's New Fighter Prototype

Japan unveiled its new fighter demonstrator to the public on Thursday, giving a glimpse of what the future of fighter jets may look like.

What CEOs Do for a Living

What do CEOs do to earn their pay? Presumably, something very valuable, since the average CEO pay at Fortune 500 companies in 2014 was a cool $13.8 million.

De cholesterolmythe (2)

De huidige visie op cholesterol is gebaseerd op gebrekkige en achterhaalde wetenschap. Dit blijkt uit het werk van een kopgroep van wetenschappers die ik citeer in een van de hoofdstukken van mijn boek Weet wat je eet.

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