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A web without limits (AD)

MAN: I was a teacher of fitting and machining at TAFE, teaching students how to measure down to an accuracy of a micron. The next day, I couldn’t count fingers. I had the mini stroke at the back of the eyes, where the eyeball joins the optic nerve, and it left me with less vision.

How Jeff Bezos Became the King of E-Commerce

In 1994, a young, Wall Street hotshot named Jeff Bezos was at a crossroads in his career: Continue amassing a small fortune… …or abandon it all to sell books? That decision would single-handedly change the history of e-commerce, publishing, film, TV, journalism, and quite possibly interstellar travel. That decision also represents a recurring theme in