Once a month or so I check Google Analytics, curious to see the search terms that lead folks to stumble onto this humble blog. Here are five questions web surfers asked in December 2013:
1. is sss a mutual fund
Answer: No. The Social Security System (SSS) of the Philippines is a pension fund.
2. infinitesimal of order 3
Answer: Dunno, sorry. This blog’s tagline is from one of my favorite books, We by Yevgeny Zamyatin, as translated by Mirra Ginsburg:
Our Integral is ready for flight: the rocket motor has already been installed and was tested today on the ground. What magnificent, powerful blasts, and to me each of them was a salute in honor of her, the only, the unique one — in honor of today.
During the first firing a dozen or so numbers from the dock neglected to get out of the way — nothing remained of them except some crumbs and soot. I record with pride that this did not disturb the rhythm of our work for even a moment. No one recoiled; both we and our machines continued our straight-line and circular motions with the same precision as before, as though nothing had happened. Ten numbers are less than a hundred-millionth part of the population of the One State; practically considered, it is an infinitesimal of the third order. Only the ancients were prone to arithmetically illiterate pity; to us it is ridiculous.
3. sample of confirmation receipt for first metro save and learn fixed income fund
Answer: Your wish is my command:
4. filipino nfl fans
Answer: Could it be a fellow Filipino fan searching for a kindred spirit? There are plenty of Filipino NFL fans in the US, but in my corner of the Philippines, I’m sadly the only one I know.
5. what makes up the philippine stock index
Answer: The PSEi is the main index of the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE). As of today, it is composed of 30 companies. Once in a while, the PSE adds/removes/replaces one or more companies in the index. Click here for an up-to-date list on their official website.