Let us consider the ten most popular posts on this blog for the past 30 days: Continue reading
This started as so many things do on IRC, at least in part: Continue reading
Yes; programming wetware can have problems the computer people can only dream of. To understand the pains of people who engineer let us look not just to people who engineer entire physical systems, but additionally people who attempt engineering biological systems by hoping things accidentally themselves into place. Continue reading
While MPEx allows shorting Derps now, there are still ways to short other forms of idiocy. Take for example Brock Pierce, infamous bane of the kiddie pool who is now… making a dollar backed crypto like currency using the pile of worthless known as Mastercoin. BitBet allows a person to short the chance that Brock Pierce remains on the Bitcoin Foundation Board.
So, the day after I wrote about the abysmal state of Bitcoin News, Coinfire, some outlet I had before then not heard of, did some nice investigating and wrote a piece that exposed the fraud of CoinJelly.1 It turns out that getting a hold of the other parties mentioned before running a press release nearly verbatim means you can make sure the Insurance company being claimed to insure the product has actually agreed to insure it.
This is the minimum burden required for having nice things.
Some supposedly insured Wallet that wasn't. ↩
Like many the idea for what follows was born on IRC.
dub: BingoBoingo: I like how the journalist is a butthurt creditor too
BingoBoingo: dub: Funny how this works? Most "Bitcoin Journalism" being carried out by either Butthurt creditors or soon to be Butthurt creditors.
And so now we take a look at what passes for "Bitcoin Journalism" in our current epoch.
Results below in GPG signed text blocks for RON/BTC and ATC/BTC Continue reading
Recently a founder of Dogecoin, one Jackson Palmer, left the movement, because it had become to him… Cultlike. Many people would argue the mass of flesh surrounding Dogecoin has been cultlike for some time, but memes tend to do this. It isn't like anyone was warned where this was headed. Continue reading