Monthly Archives: July 2013


Dementia Rate Is Found to Drop Sharply

Key quote:

The British study, published on Tuesday in The Lancet, and the Danish one, which was released last week, also in The Lancet, confirmed something that researchers on aging have long suspected but lacked good evidence to prove: dementia rates would fall and mental acuity improve as the population grew healthier and better educated.



Crowdfunding, disrupting banks

From a report by BBVA Compass:

“To succeed in this new hyperconnected and competitive environment, banks will have to follow a customer-centric approach and offer simple, user-friendly and effective products, with a high level of transparency and security,” chief economist Nathaniel Karp writes.

The report and article goes on to discuss crowdfunding.

Tangential thought: Why haven’t individual college students tried crowdsourcing their tuition yet?