Intentar abordar desde el desconocimiento una técnica de inversión para conseguir revalorizar tus ahorros, está desde mi humilde punto de vista, destinado al fracaso. ¿Por qué tropezar con piedras con los que otros ya lo han hecho y además han explicado el camino que llevaban y sus consecuencias? (Una de las referencias que personalmente suelo utilizar para conseguir consejo es precisamente mi padre, al igual que el autor de este libro, y supongo que muchos otros más).

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Posiblemente si algo tuviera que ser la piedra angular de la inversión, apostaría a que lo es el ahorro. Y es que parece lógico que para poder invertir en cualquier tipo de producto financiero, es necesario disponer de un mínimo de líquido disponible. Parece una obviedad, pero la constancia en el ahorro, determinará nuestra disponibilidad de capital para la inversión. Pienso que ahorro e inversión son dos caras de una misma moneda: el ahorro es la herramienta que permite a la inversión hacer que éstos crezcan.

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Sede de la bolsa de mercados y valores de madrid Permíteme que te explique cómo decidí que la inversión en bolsa era el camino que quería seguir para rentabilizar mis modestas inversiones. Todo empezó por una (creo que sensata) preocupación por cómo llegaría al momento de mi jubilación. La primera preocupación, y aunque parece remota, era siquiera si iba a disponer de una jubilación y la segunda, si la cantidad a percibir cubriría lo que a mi me gustaría.

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No te sientas solo, es lo más normal. Y lo digo porque a mi me pasa exactamente lo mismo: es un mundo lleno de _jargon _y donde cometer un error sale caro, pero por contra, el potencial beneficio es muy interesante. ¿Y por qué si no tengo ni idea de en lo que me estoy metiendo, sigo adelante? Primero: quiero ahorrar y que mis ahorros crezcan lo máximo posible, como le gustaría a cualquier hijo de vecino.

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I just got home after enjoying a couple of days in the PAPIs.io Connect conferences in Valencia. And they’ve been great! There have been sessions about Machine Learning, Deep Learning, APIs, AI, BigData and many more. Oh, and there have been drones too. To summarize, the ecosystem surrounding BigData and AI technologies is amazing and currently is really on fire. In my humble opinion, I think this quote from Ramón López de Mántaras’s keynote “Past, Present and Future of AI: A fascinating journey” describes the energy and enthusiasm that people working in AI and BigData transmit when they talk about the matter:

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Packages in Java is a quite simple and straightforward concept of the language. It’s there from the beginning and it’s commonly used by every Java programmer. In a few words, these are the rules you have to follow to create a class inside a package (spoiler: which are not completely true, as we’ll see later): Package statement must be the first one specified in a java class file A package namespace must match the physical path of the file, i.

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Day after Codemotion 2015, this is my overall opinion of the event: meh. Don’t get me wrong, technical sessions have been quite interesting, full of really nice people and organization must have worked really to get the event running. But, in my opinion, this event is dying of success. Way too many assistants, making really hard to walk from one session to another (even having 15 min between them), or having to arrive 30 min before start if you’re intention was to have a nice place to plug your laptop and be able to see the presentation.

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In little less than a week, a new edition of Coursera’s course, Principles of Reactive Programming from Martin Odersky, Erik Meijer and Roland Kuhn, is launching. This course is a follow-up of Principles of Functional Programming in Scala, which I took in its first edition and which I enjoyed a lot. I’ve regretted missing out first edition of this second course for a long time (more than a year, in fact), so if you want to learn about this magnificent frameworks of the Scala world, don’t miss this chance!

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Purpose of this post is to provide a glimpse of the new features included in Java 8 that shift this language towards a more Functional Programming paradigm. But before, let’s define what we understand for Functional Programming (FP). Functional programming key characteristics include: Higher Order Functions Pure Functions and Immutability Tail Call Recursion Higher Order Functions for a FP language means that functions are considered first class citizens, allowing the programmer to use them as any other value the language defines, for example, a Function value:

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As March 11th, Pivotal dropped its financial sponsorship for Groovy, and despite of not really endangering it, as Groovy is an already well established language with a great community backing it, it raised many concerns, as the required boost a platform like this deserves was missing until now. Furthermore, its creator and project leader until lately, Guillaume Laforge, also recently stepped back in order to focus in Restlet. Also the recent release of Java 8, with the introduction of lambdas into the Java language has increased the interest and traction of Java, making a lot of people question if there were still room for other JVM languages, even more being so closed to Java.

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Daniel Pecos Martínez

Passionate fullstack developer. JVM languages, Node.js, Golang & frontend. Blogger, father and active technology local group member.

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