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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

"An indulgent mother makes a sluttish daughter" nghĩa là gì?

'An indulgent mother makes a sluttish daughter'
~ ngạn ngữ Hà Lan

indulgent = khoan dung, bao dung, hay nuông chiều (having or indicating a tendency to be overly generous to or lenient with someone; permissive, easygoing, liberal, tolerant, forgiving, forbearing, lenient, kind, kindly)
sluttish = nhếch nhác, nhớp nhúa, bẩn thỉu, dâm đãng (loose, promiscuous, easy, wanton, light, slatternly, blowsy, blowzy, filthy, messy, nasty)

-> người mẹ dung túng khiến con sinh hư, nhiều thói xấu (= 'yêu cho roi, cho vọt'; Cha mẹ biết "nhẫn tâm" con cái mới hạnh phúc, thành đạt; vô cùng tàn nhẫn vô cùng yêu thương)...

wat arun, bangkok, thailand, 15/11/2017.

"A bustling mother makes a slothful daughter" nghĩa là gì?
"A house full of daughters is a cellar full of sour beer" nghĩa là gì?

Đức cấm bán đồng hồ thông minh cho trẻ em

Cơ quan Quản lý viễn thông Đức đã cấm các doanh nghiệp bán loại đồng hồ thông minh dành cho trẻ em vì lo ngại thiết bị này giúp các bậc phụ huynh nghe lén con cái và vi phạm luật giám sát...

A German regulator has banned the sale of smartwatches aimed at children, describing them as spying (do thám, gián điệp) devices.

Telecoms regulator the Federal Network Agency urged parents who had such watches to destroy them. One expert said the decision (quyết định) could be a "game-changer" (thay đổi cuộc chơi) for internet-connected devices.

"Poorly secured smart devices often allow for privacy invasion. That is really concerning when it comes to kids' GPS tracking watches - the very watches that are supposed to help keep them safe,"

..."Via an app, parents can use such children's watches to listen unnoticed to the child's environment and they are to be regarded as an unauthorised transmitting system,"
"According to our research, parents' watches are also used to listen to teachers in the classroom (nghe được cả thầy cô dạy ở lớp)."

Tại sao ít bạn trẻ khởi nghiệp?

chi phí cố định lớn, và
thay đổi kỹ thuật (công nghệ) thiên về kỹ năng (ít người được đào tạo bỏ ra làm kinh doanh, họ gia nhập các tập đoàn lớn luôn)

Nicholas Kozeniauskas, a job candidate from NYU, has a job market paper on that topic:

Recent research shows that entrepreneurial activity has been declining in the US in recent decades. Given the role of entrepreneurship in theories of growth, job creation and economic mobility this has generated considerable concern. This paper investigates why entrepreneurship has declined. It documents that (1) the decline in entrepreneurship has been more pronounced for higher education levels, implying that at least part of the force driving the changes is not skill-neutral, and (2) the size distribution of entrepreneur businesses has been quite stable. Together with a decline in the entrepreneurship rate the second fact implies a shift of economic activity towards non-entrepreneur firms. Guided by this evidence I evaluate explanations for the decline in entrepreneurship based on skill-biased technical change, changes in regulations increasing the fixed costs of businesses and changes in technology that have benefited large non-entrepreneur firms. I do this using a general equilibrium model of occupational choice calibrated with a rich set of moments on occupations, income distributions and firm size distributions. I find that an increase in fixed costs explains most of the decline in the aggregate entrepreneurship rate and that skill-biased technical change can fully account for the larger decrease in entrepreneurship for more educated people when combined with the other forces.

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