So I struggled with this for a while — I installed Bitcoin on a linux instance by cloning the Github repository, and running ./bitcoind -daemon -pruned=550 The only problem I found, was that I could not find Bitcoin.conf. Turns out, that sometimes bitcoind will just run without it, so you can go ahead and create […]
The happiest and most fulfilled I ever felt, was working 20/hrs a week at a burrito stand and spending the rest of my time programming. I would love a little bit of oppression, mixed with a carefree attitude to pursue what I want from life. My job takes all my effort, all my focus, and […]
Men need a master, and they choose it readily. Many marry early, choosing a woman too quickly. Or they indulge themselves in a life of plenty, thinking little of the days ahead and consuming much now, only to be smacked later. Others pick social status. They broadcast their identity throughout their life, easily and readily […]
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.
I am currently in the middle of building an E-commerce store with WordPress in my downtime/free time. The first aspect I wanted to tackle was the design. I think most people think of design as a carefully crafted PSD, with a specific mobile design, and RGBA and beautifully selected fonts. The problem with this approach […]