News is what somebody somewhere wants to suppress; all the rest is advertising.

Lord Northcliffe, British publisher 1865-1922

What services help non-technical founders start a web startup?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 20 Aug 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
I suppose that depends on what you need done. If you need a website designed and developed then you'll need Web designers and development services.  If your business is selling products and services then you might be okay developing a website made with a collection of pre developed parts cobbled to work together to minimise your cost. You can get a website anywhere from day $2000 to $10000 depending on what you're after. 
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What are the best startup ideas for Africa?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 19 Aug 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
I heard somewhere that providing services normally provided by governments in developed countries are profitable in areas where governments have become useless and dysfunctional. Providing power / electricity generated from renewable sources may be something to consider. If I find the resource i read/heard about this,  I'll post it here.
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Why is the human lifespan only around 100 years?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 30 Aug 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
What makes it up to 100 years? Why not 50 years? Why not 50000 years?
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Is it hard finding a partner for a business?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 18 Aug 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
It depends on the type of business you're into and what you are offering the other prospective partner. They need to be convinced that there is a chance you can succeed. You need to convince them that working with you and your business is going to be worth their time.  
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With low marketing budgets and no historical conversion data, would you recommend driving traffic to the website or the app (both serve the same purpose)?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 18 Aug 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
It really depends on where more of your customers/clients/audience would be. If they're a demographic that uses apps more, then focus on the apps. Otherwise drive traffic to the website. That's my take on it.
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How do you create a profitable web page? Do login features increase profitable opportunities?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 22 Jun 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
It really depends on what you are trying to sell and why you are require people to log in. Only do things that are actually necessary. Do not make people have to log in if it's not necessary.
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If there is no god and there are no other intelligent species and the human race becomes extinct would that be really sad?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 16 Aug 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
I am hopeful that humanity will last for a long time to come, but at some point,  if the current physicist analysis is correct, then the universe will continue on expanding with all the planets and stars so far apart, and eventually go cold. Devoid of any source of energy, no life will exist no longer, then yes, it is sad. I feel this in solidarity with you. 
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How do I start an online magazine website?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 23 Aug 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
I'll address the technical aspect of your project because I'm guessing you have worked out the business and operational aspects of your website.   If you want to have different types and levels  of users, writers and contributors with varying access,  restrictions and permissions, then Drupal is a good CMS to use for an online magazine website. It also has great tagging and categorising infrastructure.
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If for some reason, say a self-inflicted catastrophe, humans were to be wiped out from the surface of the Earth, would any of the remaining "Great Apes" eventually evolve to be close to what we consider now to be human?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 02 Sep 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
I'm not an evolutionary biologist,  just a science enthusiast. From my readings, it may not necessarily be the case that the remaining Great Apes will evolve exactly into Homo Sapiens. Keep in mind there were other types of Homo species that evolved and are now extinct. 
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Why would a startup company looking to prepare healthy meals (in bulk) targeted towards cancer patients not succeed?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 01 Sep 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
I'm not sure if you're asking because you've tried and it failed or whether you're asking to see if it's a good idea.  If it's the latter, then it might be a good idea and it might work. But the question in business is who will continue to pay for these meals? Will it be the patients, will it be the relatives or will it be the taxpayer,  or another group? Then once that's answered,  the next question would be: is there enough incentive there to continue paying for it?
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Why are studies made on rats?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 02 Sep 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
I think one of the reasons is that rats have a lot of similarities to us. We shared one of the earliest  mammal ancestor with them. So if we are testing for diseases and cures we test it on them before we test it on us. There might be other reasons. 
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What did Darwin discover that causes atheists to seemingly adhere so much to him?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 03 Sep 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
Darwin observed evolution through natural selection. His theories and works were strongly rejected by people who believed in god. Darwin's ideas went against the Bible's accounts of how life happened here on Earth.  The story of evolution as it happened here on Earth is a remarkable, beautiful story. So much more than made - up stories in so-called holy books can ever offer. 
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God: Science says life can only come from life so isn't this evidence in favor that God created the first life form since life couldn't have occurred by accident?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 03 Sep 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
If there is such a thing where it is said that science says that life only comes from life,  then it would be of some context, like the replication of DNA or the propagation of genes.  But if we are talking about the origins of life, then I don't think that's what our current understanding of Science is saying. 
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Question That Contains Assumptions: Why are so many atheists unwilling to accept that science is just as fallible as they feel that the Bible is?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 03 Sep 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
It is your misunderstanding of what Science is that is keeping you stuck. Atheists like myself understand that Science is fallible. Scientists themselves understand that Science is fallible. That is why they keep experimenting and experimenting. They're always arguing and disputing previous theories to keep testing that previous studies came up with correct conclusions. So when you see that, that is a sign that there is healthy science going on.
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I am a not very good coder, but I have found out a currently working way to get 500k people to my site daily and only pay about 1/20 of a cent to get a person to my site. What should I do to get a high return?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 06 Sep 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
You're asking how to monetise a website. The answer depends on what your website is  and a few more factors.  In general however, you can monetise a website by either: sell a product or service,  create a membership site where people pay to be a member and the other major way is to attract advertisers to advertise with you.  If you don't have advertisers,  Google and Yahoo offer to share their advertisers with you for a share of the profits. 
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I want to design a website for my craft works, paintings etc. what things I should care about, How do I start and how much would it cost?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 06 Sep 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
If you're planning to do this as a serious business, then I would advise against trying to do it yourself. Many people who try to do it themselves end up with websites that like a "do-it-yourself" website. Web design and Web development can get very involved if you want to achieve a professional look as well as function properly. Many potential customers and visitors, having used many websites, base their feelings of a business' credibility on your website. 
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Opportunity Cost: How much risk are you willing to take with your time to start a new project or venture? What are the deciding factors?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 06 Sep 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
When I was starting businesses when I was in my 20s, I expected results quickly. I expected to work hard on something for a year and I would see super results. 
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Why do evolution denying christians think that disproving evolution somehow verifies god's existence?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 09 Sep 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
Understanding evolution is poison to religion, because it enlightens people to understanding the world in  a way that is critical of the truthfulness of religious claims. Evolution proves that the Bible, this supposed word of God, is wrong. If evolution is true,  then the Bible proves to be a false or  unreliable source of knowledge from which to base lives on, and therefore, it couldn't be the word of  an all powerful, mighty  being.
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How do atheists explain the fact that the majority of the world believes in a god? Is it mass delusion? Are atheists smarter or is it something else?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 16 Mar 16 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
Are you saying that the more people believe in something, the truer it becomes? Do you not see that truth has nothing to do with the number of people who believe in it?  There was a time when most people believed the Earth was flat. Mathematicians were the early ones who figured otherwise through geometry. Now, through astronomy and space travel, we can physically prove it by getting into a rocket and venture outside the atmosphere. 
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Assume I'm a powerful person who doesn't believe in religion and the afterlife ... I have the power to launch all nuclear weapons in the world's arsenals and want to enjoy the spectacle of annihilating the human race. How would you discourage me?

Q & A | Marquez Comelab | 07 Nov 15 | Update: 25 Mar 16 | Full View
If you say you "enjoy the spectacle of annihilating the human race",  I think that makes you (your hypothetical character)  some sort of a  blood thirsty psychopath. A psychologist who have dealt with many psychopaths would probably be most qualified to deal with that type of mind. I don't think the rest of us -  Atheists or believers alike would know how to effectively  reason with a psychopath like that without prior training or experience. 
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