Interesting interview with Chris Derose where he talks about the philosophy and mindset of Bitcoin “maximalists”. Good discussion overall about mindset, alliance and Bitcoin as a God substitute.
https://www.theatlantic.com/past/docs/unbound/citation/wc991103.htm A very interesting article on how people waged a “war” on GIF’s, which turned out to be based off a mathematical principle.
https://dogemicrosystems.ca/wiki/Dial_up_server Interesting article on build your own dial up server. Link to hacker news discussion. Would be interesting to implement this on a vacation.
When you think about the contrast between childhood and adulthood, the most apparent one is the explicit memory of pure joy and the carefree nature you embodied as a kid. What were your goals as a kid? If you had them, you were probably a bit non-traditional, and considered to have a “head-start” on life. […]
Bitcoin is a hedge vs overengineering and giant centers of authoritarian control. Bitcoin is a bad bet, until it becomes the ideal bet. Bitcoin is a bet that localism wins in the long-run and preparing an infrastructure where localism can thrive.