Top IoT and Mobile Trends to Watch For in 2018 | ArcTouch

ArcTouch CXO Adam Fingerman predicts what he thinks are going to be the top trends in mobile and the IoT during 2018.

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The amount of money flowing through Venmo has surged — at least before the launch of Apple’s rival service

Customers sent $9 billion through PayPal’s mobile person-to-person payment service in the third quarter. That’s up six times since the first quarter of 2015.

Source: The amount of money flowing through Venmo has surged — at least before the launch of Apple’s rival service

Love & Beauty 101 . . . and other Quirky Quotes

Everything ought to be beautiful in a human being: face, and dress, and soul, and ideas.” —Anton Chekhov

“Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears. ”
— Edgar Allan Poe

We fly to beauty as an asylum from the terrors of finite nature. Emerson, Journals, 1836.

Beauty is a primeval phenomenon, which itself never makes its appearance, but the reflection of which is visible in a thousand different utterances of the creative mind, and is as various as nature herself. – Goethe, quoted in Johann Peter Eckermann’s Conversations with Goethe, April 18, 1827.

“For I conclude that the enemy is not lipstick, but guilt itself; that we deserve lipstick, if we want it, and free speech; we deserve to be sexual and serious–or whatever we please; we are entitled to wear cowboy boots to our own revolution.” -Naomi Wolf, The Beauty Myth

“People see you as an object, not a person, and they project a set of expectations onto you. People who don’t have it think beauty is a blessing, but actually it sets you apart.” -Candace Bergen

“The Rubicans which women must cross, the sex barriers which they must breach, are ultimately those that exist in their own minds.” -Freda Adler

“Obesity in a woman violates conventional sexuality not only through association with self-absorption and auto-eroticism but also because largeness [is equated with] masculinity.” -Marcia Millman, Such a Pretty Face

“Let me listen to me and not to them.” -Gertrude Stein

“Its hard to fight an enemy who has outposts in your head.” -Sally Kempton

” It is not easy to become beautiful. It requires hard work, patience, and attention to detail. It also takes a certain firmness of purpose. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.” -Miss Piggy

“Yesterday I dared to struggle. Today I dare to win.” -Bernadette Devlin

To love is to suffer. To avoid suffering one must not love. But then one suffers from not loving. Therefore, to love is to suffer; not to love is to suffer; to suffer is to suffer. To be happy is to love. To be happy, then, is to suffer, but suffering makes one unhappy. Therefore, to be happy one must love or love to suffer or suffer from too much happiness. Woody Allen

Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can: all of them make me laugh. W. H. Auden

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love. Charlie Brown

You have to walk carefully in the beginning of love; the running across fields into your lover’s arms can only come later when you’re sure they won’t laugh if you trip. Jonathan Carroll, “Outside the Dog Museum”

Absence is to love what wind is to fire; it extinguishes the small, it enkindles the great. Comte DeBussy-Rabutin

Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love. Albert Einstein

No, this trick wont work…How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love? Albert Einstein

There are very few people who are not ashamed of having been in love when they no longer love each other. Francois, Duc de La Rouchefoucald

Love is the only way to grasp another human being in the innermost core of his personality. Victor Frankel

Love is an irresistable desire to be irresistably desired. Robert Frost

A man in love is incomplete until he is married. Then he’s finished. Zsa Zsa Gabor

Love is not blind — it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less. Rabbi Julins Gordon

Love is a hole in the heart. Ben Hecht

Love is like pi — natural, irrational, and very important. Lisa Hoffman

People think love is an emotion. Love is good sense. Ken Kesey

A Mind-Bending Translation of the New Testament

A Mind-Bending Translation of the New Testament

From Entertainment, a Flipboard magazine by The Atlantic

David Bentley Hart’s text recaptures the awkward, multivoiced power of the original. In the beginning was … well, what? A clap of the divine hands and a…


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