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BTC-DPD: Bitcoin Distributed Price Discovery

As you may have seen during the last seventy two hours, problems at a single exchange, the popular MTGOX, have unleashed mass confusion amongst the computer illiterate Bitcoin watchers, as they falsely claim that people have “lost money” or that

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Posted in Bitcoin, Economics, Fear-mongering, Software, Wishware

Examining the new site ToS;DR ‘Terms of Service; Didn’t Read’

There is a very exiting new service online called ToS;DR ‘Terms of Service; Didn’t Read’. With it, companies offering services over the web have their TOS pages parsed and line items rated. Here is an example of some of their

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Posted in How To, Libertarianism, Software

Save us from the lawyers and the luddites

John Matonis has a new and excellent post on his ‘Monetary Future’ blog. In it, he logically goes through some of the issues surrounding Bitcoin. It is well worth reading. One section however, spurred this BLOGDIAL post. It’s the part

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Posted in Bitcoin, Economics, Libertarianism, Money, Post Tipping Point, Software, The Facts

Police Undercover Snatch Squads and Agents Provocateurs

The unintelligent, inexperienced and completely deluded students are out again in force, to be kettled, sheared, abused and used as fodder to provide the police with much needed overtime money. What is interesting here is that we may be seeing

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Posted in Fear-mongering, Games, jultra, People, Post Tipping Point, Remember, Software, TC TI KB, The Facts, Told You So

Thinking correctly about Bitcoin

An essential feature of the standard attack against Bitcoin is to point to the price charts generated by a single Bitcoin exchange and then use that as definitive proof of Bitcoin’s unsuitability for any purpose. The attack uses these single

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Posted in Economics, Fear-mongering, Libertarianism, Money, Post Tipping Point, Software, Someone Stupid Said

Introducing the Satoshi Gate

The Satoshi Gate is a new way for Bloggers to monetize their writing. It is a WordPress plugin that allows you to collect very small, easy to make payments from your loyal readers. It works like this. When a user

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Posted in Bitcoin, Music, Post Tipping Point, Software, Wishware

Who Sampled

Who Sampled is a fascinating site; when they start documenting the ‘DNA’ of House Music and all its decedents, it will be…just incredible! http://www.whosampled.com/ Sites like this are under threat from the Intellectual Monopolists. This tool, if applied to all

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Posted in Beautiful, Economics, Music, Software, Tools