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Making the best of the cold weather with some cold weather . It'll be back to better than frigid status this weekend, because weather.

10 years after Bitcoin's Genesis, the US Gov is shut down

RT Not all heroes wear capes. Some wear suspenders, no shirt, and boxers.

Weirdly, when I buckled down to do dev work this holiday, I neglected logging onto the fediverse. Couldn't tell you why.

“shout. shout. let it all out. these are the things i can do without: smoking. sugar. 10 pounds...” - tears for New Years (resolutions)

1/ 10 years ago today, in an unknown location, a mysterious figure whose identity is still unknown, tapped a key on his keyboard, spurring his CPU into action.

In doing so, Satoshi reified his vision for a decentralized digital cash that he'd published 3 months earlier.

Hosting the most refugees in 2017:

🇹🇷 Turkey: 3.48m
🇵🇰 Pakistan: 1.39m
🇺🇬 Uganda: 1.35m
🇱🇧 Lebanon: 998K
🇮🇷 Iran: 979K
🇩🇪 Germany: 970K
🇧🇩 Bangladesh: 932K
🇸🇩 Sudan: 907K
🇯🇴 Jorden: 691K
🇫🇷 France: 337K
🇺🇸 US: 287K
🇸🇪 Sweden: 240K
🇬🇧 UK: 121K
🇨🇦 Canada: 104K


Stock markets explained in 15 secs.

Super Dave, for those of you old enough to remember. A truly unique individual. RIP.
R.I.P. My dear brother Bob Einstein. A great brother, father and husband. A brilliantly funny man. You will be missed forever.

a fascinating piece on the dark side of meditation and mindfulness - I've been observing similar phenomena in my own dreamwork and psychological and spiritual exploration over the past few months

I'm not in favor of abolishing the state, I just want to make it light-client-friendly enough that we can achieve security guarantees about it from inside a browser extension.

US accreditation laws are violating the American Dream.

They prevent everyone but the rich from investing in the best investment opportunities. Using wealth as a proxy for intelligence makes no sense.

There are a lot of dumb, rich people too! We must do better.

Hey! I live in Texas. Using no VPN. What gives?

Don’t do things you’ll lie to yourself about later.

Live in a manner you can bear to remember accurately.

5 years ago, in the middle of a bull market, total crypto coin market cap was about 12b. It later fell below 4b.

It would probably still be down in that range if Ethereum hadn't gotten people excited about what could be possible with a decentralized web

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#BlockRiot is the home of the blockchain in the fediverse. #cryptotwitter is exiting stage left. is great for the Maximalists. The rest of us can land here!