Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Number 231

Prime Factors of 231 =3x7x11. 231 is a Triangular Number. 231 is a Hexagonal Number. 231 is an Octahedral Number. 231 is a 17-gonal Number. 231 is a 78-gonal Number. 231 is a Centered 23-gonal Number. 231 is the 22nd

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The New Icelandic Constitution

We have had a long term interest in constitutions, rights and the legitimacy of government. Now we get a chance to see some people in a country attempting to create a constitution from scratch. A few people living in a

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Posted in Bollocks, Home Schooling, Idiocracy, Insanity, Libertarianism, Politricks, Someone Stupid Said

Bitcoin as troll killer

For years, Slashdot has used its moderation system to filter out the trolls. The “mods” are given “mod points” intermittently in a feedback mediated system that keeps the site clean. This does not stop people from making troll posts, it

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Posted in Bitcoin, Economics