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The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.

The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.
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The John Batchelor Show, using all of John's sources, his vast knowledge of history, his unique take on current events, and his fascinating take on world affairs has allowed him to build a legion of fans.

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1/4 No Better Time: The Brief, Remarkable Life of Danny Lewin, the Genius Who Transformed the Internet, by Molly Knight Raskin

11/16/2019
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Image: Daniel Mark Lewin (Hebrew: דניאל "דני" מארק לוין‎; May 14, 1970 – September 11, 2001), sometimes spelled Levin, was an American–Israeli mathematician and entrepreneur who co-founded the internet company Akamai Technologies. A passenger onboard American Airlines Flight 11, he is thought to have been stabbed by one of the hijackers of that flight, and was the first person murdered during the course of the attacks. Photo copyright Akamai Technologies. Fair use. . No Better Time: The...

Duration:00:12:00

2/4 No Better Time: The Brief, Remarkable Life of Danny Lewin, the Genius Who Transformed the Internet, by Molly Knight Raskin

11/16/2019
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Image: The book, itself. . No Better Time: The Brief, Remarkable Life of Danny Lewin, the Genius Who Transformed the Internet;by Molly Knight Raskin No Better Time tells of a young, driven mathematical genius who wrote a set of algorithms that would create a faster, better Internet. It's the story of a beautiful friendship between a loud, irreverent student and his soft-spoken MIT professor, of a husband and father who spent years struggling to make ends meet only to become a billionaire...

Duration:00:07:45

3/4 No Better Time: The Brief, Remarkable Life of Danny Lewin, the Genius Who Transformed the Internet, by Molly Knight Raskin

11/16/2019
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Image: Common network topologies. Public domain. . No Better Time: The Brief, Remarkable Life of Danny Lewin, the Genius Who Transformed the Internet;by Molly Knight Raskin No Better Time tells of a young, driven mathematical genius who wrote a set of algorithms that would create a faster, better Internet. It's the story of a beautiful friendship between a loud, irreverent student and his soft-spoken MIT professor, of a husband and father who spent years struggling to make ends meet only to...

Duration:00:14:46

4/4 No Better Time: The Brief, Remarkable Life of Danny Lewin, the Genius Who Transformed the Internet, by Molly Knight Raskin

11/16/2019
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Image: Jules Naudet (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jules_and_Gedeon_Naudet) filmed the impact of Flight 11 as it crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Trade_Center_(1973-2001)) . Fair use. . No Better Time: The Brief, Remarkable Life of Danny Lewin, the Genius Who Transformed the Internet;by Molly Knight Raskin No Better Time tells of a young, driven mathematical genius who wrote a set of algorithms that would create a faster, better...

Duration:00:07:46

On the Road to Tashkent / Soaring Uzbek exports as local business takes control. Prakash Kejriwal

11/16/2019
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Image: Balls of cotton ready for harvest. Public domain. . Prakash Kejriwal, director, Indorama Corporation Pte Ltd, Singapore; is an enthusiast about blossoming Uzbek improvements. Uzbekistan’s premier-quality cotton acknowledges the global market and prospers. Under the USSR, cotton used to be shipped away; now, 90% of Uzbekistan’s production is utilized domestically for manufacturing finished products.

Duration:00:13:43

On the Road to Tashkent / Uzbeks have been brilliant merchants for millennia; now liberated to succeed again. Prakash Kejriwal

11/16/2019
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Image: A lithograph (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithography) of two Uzbek Khans (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khan_(title)) from Afghanistan (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afghanistan) in 1841. Public domain. . Prakash Kejriwal, director, Indorama Corporation Pte Ltd, Singapore; reminds us that Uzbek culture is entirely familiar with and competent in commerce. It was deprived of the opportunity to practice commerce for decades, but now is developing swiftly and well. It has an excellent...

Duration:00:07:55

On the Road to Tashkent / New Uzbek president does a 180 to reform, replace, stabilize. David Nicholls

11/16/2019
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Image: An earlier (much earlier) conference in Uzbekistan: Saadi Shirazi is welcomed by a youth from Kashgar (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kashgar) during a forum in Bukhara (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bukhara) . Public domain. Double page illustration in late Timurid manuscript of Sa'di's story of "Sa'di and the Youth of Kashgar" in his Gulistan ch 5, story 17 . David Nicholls, CFA; Senior Analyst at East Capital, Russian Federation; based in Moscow, HQ in Stockholm, introduces his firm...

Duration:00:10:49

On the Road to Tashkent / Jailed malfeasants & fresh air in Uzbek courts and capital markets. Ruslanbek K Davletov,

11/16/2019
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Image: Uzbek men from Khiva (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khiva) , ca. 1861–1880. Public domain. . Ruslanbek K Davletov, Minister of Justice, Republic of Uzbekistan, explains that the Ministry of Justice is at the center of any reform in Uzbekistan these days because reforms are based in the law. We want to open up the market, which is important for the economy. Need the rule of law, a good and stable legal framework, and protections for investors. Need to make the market efficient and...

Duration:00:09:18

When Britain Burned the White House: 4 of 4: The 1814 Invasion of Washington Kindle Edition by Peter Snow (Author)

11/16/2019
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Photo: The Horse Shoe Brewery and the Great London Beer Flood disaster of 1814. On 17 October 1814, a vat containing 3,550 barrels of maturing porter, at Henry Meux’s Horse Shoe Brewery, collapsed violently and flooded the surrounding tenements of Tottenham, in London, England, killing eight people. The Great London Beer Flood disaster of 1814. —Martyn Cornell, at Zythophile (http://zythophile.co.uk/2010/10/17/so-what-really-happened-on-october-17-1814/) . *************** This image of the...

Duration:00:07:13

When Britain Burned the White House: 3 of 4: The 1814 Invasion of Washington Kindle Edition by Peter Snow (Author)

11/16/2019
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Photo: Peace of 1814 and Centennial of the House of Brunswick: A View of the Temple of Concord in Green Park, London, August 1, 1814 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow When Britain Burned the White House: 3 of 4: The 1814 Invasion of Washington Kindle Edition by Peter Snow (https://www.amazon.com/Peter-Snow/e/B001T2BUWU/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1) (Author)...

Duration:00:14:49

When Britain Burned the White House: 2 of 4: The 1814 Invasion of Washington Kindle Edition by Peter Snow (Author)

11/16/2019
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Photo: mage taken from page 410 of 'Old & New London. By W. Thornbury and Edward Walford. Illustrated' Image taken from: Title: "Old & New London. By W. Thornbury and Edward Walford. Illustrated" Author: THORNBURY, George Walter. Shelfmark: "British Library HMNTS 10347.k.1." Volume: 01 Page: 410 Place of Publishing: London Date of Publishing: 1897 Publisher: Cassell & Co. Issuance: monographic Identifier: 003628790 Explore: Find this item in the British Library catalogue, 'Explore'....

Duration:00:10:08

When Britain Burned the White House: 1 of 4: The 1814 Invasion of Washington Kindle Edition by Peter Snow (Author)

11/16/2019
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Photo: The Custom House as designed by Thomas Ripley Thomas Rowlandson (1756–1827) and Augustus Charles Pugin (1762–1832) (after) John Bluck (fl. 1791–1819), Joseph Constantine Stadler (fl. 1780–1812), Thomas Sutherland (1785–1838), J. Hill, and Harraden (aquatint engravers)[1] (http://www.georgeglazer.com/prints/aanda/historic/londoninv/londoninv.html) - File:Microcosm of London Plate 028 - Custom House.jpg...

Duration:00:10:41

On the Road to Tashkent / Sunrise in de-Sovietized capital markets: transparency and IPOs. Odilbek Isakov

11/16/2019
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Image: Ancient liquidity: A punch-marked coin of the Nanda Empire (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanda_Empire) . The five symbols on this coin are: Sun symbol, six-armed (Magadha) symbol, bull on hilltop, Indradhvaja flanked by four taurines, elephant. . Odilbek Isakov. Deputy Finance Minister, Republic of Uzbekistan, speaking with John Batchelor, says, I’m very pleased with the panel of speakers; Mr Nazirov has done a tremendous job of attracting investment banks, brokers, and some of the...

Duration:00:10:24

On the Road to Tashkent / Fastest-transforming finance in Central Asia: Uzbekistan. Hannes Takacs, EBRD

11/16/2019
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Image: Ancient business: The complaint tablet to Ea-nasir is from ancient Babylon (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babylon) , written c. 1750 BCE. It’s a complaint to a merchant named Ea-Nasir from a customer named Nanni about delivery of the wrong grade of copper. Written in cuneiform (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuneiform) , it’s considered the oldest known written complaint; currently kept in the British Museum (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Museum) . Public domain. . Hannes...

Duration:00:11:31

On the Road to Tashkent: The investor class awakens to the capital markets of Central Asia. 2 of 2: @Atabek_Nazirov, The Capital Markets Development Agency.

11/16/2019
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Photo: The Defence of the Samarkand Citadel in 1868. From the Russian illustrated magazine Niva (1872). View author information (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Defence_of_the_Samarkand_Citadel.JPG) Public Domain (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Defence_of_the_Samarkand_Citadel.JPG) File:Defence of the Samarkand Citadel.JPG Uploaded: 2006-06-25 23:15:12 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Twitter: @BatchelorShow On the Road to Tashkent:...

Duration:00:08:17

On the Road to Tashkent: The investor class awakens to the capital markets of Central Asia. 1 of 2: @Atabek_Nazirov, The Capital Markets Development Agency.

11/16/2019
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Photo: The Mongols (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mongols) , under Genghis Khan (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genghis_Khan) (pictured), conquered Central Asia in the early thirteenth century. Unknown - Dschingis Khan und seine Erben (exhibition catalogue), München 2005, p. 304https://theme.npm.edu.tw/khan/article.aspx?sno=03009223&uid=03009127&lang=2 Taizu, better known as Genghis Khan. Portrait cropped out of a page from an album depicting several Yuan emperors (Yuandjai di banshenxiang),...

Duration:00:11:42

On the Road to Tashkent / Energy-market hunting in Central Asia: Vassily Savin

11/16/2019
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Image: Tashkent ca. 1910. . Vassily Savin [Kyrgyz], Head of Power & Utilities group, KPMG in Russia, is pleased to explain that this conference in Uzbekistan is different from previous ones in that Uzbekistan is creating significant changes and reforms. I also cover Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan; much oil and gas reorganizing. Kazakh and Uzbek natural resources are similar. KPMG provides analyses, help in markets; we guide in business and assist in creating needed transparency. Kyrgyzstan is...

Duration:00:10:11

On the Road to Tashkent / Gazprombank & ruble-denominated investors: Elena Khisamova & Denis Shulakov.

11/16/2019
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Image: A veil (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hijab) -burning ceremony in Uzbek SSR as part of Soviet Hujum policies (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hujum) . Public domain. . Elena Khisamova, VP/Head: Equity Capital Markets, Gazprombank JSC, based in Uzbekistan; and Denis Shulakov, First Vice President of Gazprombank (Joint Stock Company), based in Uzbekistan, Research Division, first explains professional backgrounds. Finances in Central Asia; Uzbekistan is especially attractive: 33 million...

Duration:00:11:26

1/2 On the Road to Tashkent / The most popular Islamic bond for growth. Samir Taghiyev

11/16/2019
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Image: The Silk Road extending from Southern Europe through Africa and Western Asia, to Central Asia, and eventually South Asia, until it reaches China, East Asia proper, and Southeast Asia. Pubic domain. . The Role of Capital Markets in the Development of Uzbekistan Sponsored by Scala.com Samir Taghiyev, senior regional manager for CIS countries at ICD, Almaty; Office of Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) in Kazakhstan; speaks with John Batchelor, starts...

Duration:00:13:53

2/2 On the Road to Tashkent /Torrid, if amiable, financial competition in Central Asian: Samir Taghiyev

11/16/2019
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Image: Timur feasts in Samarkand (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samarkand) . Samir Taghiyev [Azerbaijani], senior regional manager for CIS countries at ICD, Almaty; Office of Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) in Kazakhstan, adds that US-educated people are now given top governmental posts. Dr Talleh, our friend in common from the Port of Baku, which will be integrated into the Silk Road, which also [motivates] us to aid our neighbors. Turkish Economic Union....

Duration:00:06:15