Daily Archives: November 26, 2011

The Dominoes Of Doom

Banks Build Contingency for Breakup of the Euro

The main danger of a euro breakup, said Stephen Jen, managing partner at SLJ Macro Partners in London, is “redenomination risk,” the unpredictable effect that a euro breakup would have on financial assets as newly created currencies sought their own levels in the market and the value of contracts drawn up in euros came into question.

Most people hope that will not happen. “Remember when Lehman went bankrupt — nobody could anticipate what happened next,” said the French banker who was not authorized to speak publicly. “That was a company, not a country. If a country leaves the euro — multiply the Lehman effect by 10,” he said.

Boldfaced emphasis added by me.

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Nook Touch 1.1 Rooting News For November 26, 2011

ATTENTION: With this post, I have inaugurated a new Category: B&N Nook Touch Rooting. All posts that deal with rooting the Nook Touch are now there. General Nook Touch posts are in the Barnes & Noble Nook Category. This should make everything easier to call up now.

There is now a third rooting method!

Previous two methods:
[N2E][1.1] TouchNooter 1.11.20
[N2E][1.1] SalsichaNooter 0.4 18/11 – With Market, Gapps, Themed ADW, NookTouchTools

New third method:
[NST]MinimalTouch 1.1beta2 (Automatic/Manual Rooting with Gapps + EXTRAS)

Which one to use? It depends on the apps that you want automagically installed. Also, some people wind up having problems with other methods and the third one is the last resort method — short of doing a completely manual rooting operation.

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Interster: Fandub Voice Acting Call

Interster: Fandub Voice Acting Call

I’m working on a fandub for a South African TV Series – a substitute for the famous “Thunderbirds” Supermarionation series, thanks to the apratheid regulations posed on the country. This series was never seen anywhere outside of South Africa and only exists in Afrikaans.

Hm, I don’t know how that would work out. Wouldn’t voices override the soundtrack that includes music and sound effects?

I’d just prefer good subtitles, personally.

Previously here and elsewhere:

Interster: Now On YouTube!
Interster Episode Two: Saboteur
Interster Episode One: Proxima Clash
Interster TV Series Now On DVD?
Interster: Rare Puppet Series Pics And Videos!
Interster Still M.I.A.
Calling Out To The World Wide Web: Send Me Interster!


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Farewell, Syms

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I saw this poster in a public accommodation called Charlotte’s Space, two blocks from Liberty Plaza:

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Occupy Wall Street: November 26, 2011

All photos taken today, Saturday, November 26, 2011, around 8:20AM. Resized and resampled to VGA. Click any to enlarge.

Brookfield is installing a Christmas tree;

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