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"History doesn't crawl; it leaps." pic.twitter.com/kRS9f8BRtG
Remember that dramatic Page 1 of the @nytimes last Friday, with the enormous spike showing 3.3 million unemployment claims? To save the Times graphics team the trouble, this is what the same page would look like with today's 6.6 million unemployment claims. pic.twitter.com/IQwZRUA13S
The fail case for WFH is not inefficiency; it's burnout.
While reading the MoneyLab Reader, I stumbled upon an article by Beat Weber, going into the contexts where Bitcoin or other complementary currencies are actually attractive in the presence of traditional (fiat)currencies: Complementary currencies can work if they are able … Lees verder
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has received a registration for a Bitcoin Fund. In case you wonder what the risks are of investing in Bitcoin, here is the quite extensive list as noted in the fund prospectus: Risk … Lees verder
Today I was kind of triggered by the news that Bitcoin was featured on Chinese television, and that Chinese downloads of Bitcoin clients spiked: Bitcoin featured on Chinese TV (jingji.cntv.cn/2013/05/03/VID…), client downloads boom: sourceforge.net/projects/bitco… — Mark A. Jansen (@MarkAJansen) May … Lees verder
This is a good introductory video to Bitcoin which has both great form and content:
Bitcoin wisseldienst krijgt bankstatus, stelt een recent bericht op nu.nl. Volgens ICT-jurist Arnoud Engelfriet is dit iets te kort door de bocht, want de status van wisseldienst Bitcoin Central heeft betrekking op payment service providers (PSP), wat betekent dat je betalingen … Lees verder
In case you are interested in ‘the economics game’, the intersection of new media, markets the money system and emerging phenomena like Bitcoin, I highly recommend the PhD-thesis Monopoly Moneys [PDF alert] by media theorist Rushkoff, now it is available … Lees verder
“Freeing People to Transact on Their Own Terms. Bitcoin Foundation standardizes, protects and promotes the use of Bitcoin cryptographic money for the benefit of users worldwide.”
It is common knowledge that many Internet phenomena such as weblogs and Twitter and other complex systems, are scale-free networks exhibiting a power law distribution. For a while I was wondering whether Bitcoin would also exhibit such a long tailed distribution, … Lees verder
Word cloud from the text Bitcoin design paper by Nakamoto [PDF]. Larger file Highlights transaction hash / block / chain proof honest / trusted versus attacker network / nodes Produced with Tagcedo.