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Goats & gold: how cryptocurrency is money

12 Aug 2020 4 minute read 1 comment Spitkitten

This post isn't for you. It's for your mom, or maybe your mother-in-law, who worries, loudly, at family gatherings, that you're getting scammed or in with gangsters. Or, maybe your Uncle Dennis, the one who isn't really an uncle, but a life-long frie...

What Skills to Master Next?

11 Aug 2020 3 minute read 3 comments RealSociology

Now I'm my late 40s, I'm looking to pick up a few new skills to take me through the next 40 years or so. Got to keep learning! I generally enjoy learning new skills, and there's plenty of skills I'd like to develop - to list just a few, and in no par...

Statera, Golden Goose or Scamtastic HYIP Garbage?

9 Aug 2020 3 minute read 4 comments tipplenurkey

   I think my title might possibly give away my bias, just a bit.  I have some experience with HYIPs, most of it very negative, and I know one when I see it.  I made it through the first paragraph of their whitepaper and nearly collapsed under the we...

The Financial Crisis - 12 years on

2 Aug 2020 7 minute read 7 comments rah

Before starting it is important to make clear that I am not an economist nor am I a financial analyst.  However, I do hold some accounting qualifications and according to experts in the field I have more than a layman’s understanding of the subject. ...

Why Centralized Finance is Bad and How Crypto is the Answer

2 Aug 2020 4 minute read 1 comment tipplenurkey

   I'm going to do a lot of assuming in this argument. I'm going to do a lot of reaching. I'm not going to provide any evidence for or against my argument because I want you to go find it for yourself instead of taking my word. Ready?      You may ha...

The greatest threat to the world

1 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Blurryface

Waste not want not. This has been a old saying. Plastic has been around less than 100 years, and it is sufficating the world. This though is not the problem. The real problem is potential. That is humanity at its worst. As humans the potential of pla...

Minimum Prices and Fees

1 Aug 2020 4 minute read 0 comments Africahead

By Marquard Dirk Pienaar Background According to Intequinism, businesses will maximise their brand values, if they ask minimum prices for services and goods. Intequinism is used at Africahead. Ipparts Exchange (IPPAEX), a new cryptocurrency exchange,...

Deliveroo and Just Eat - Set to lead the way in the 'crap Jobs based on crap consumption' 'Recovery'...?

19 Jul 2020 2 minute read 0 comments RealSociology

I haven't been out much in the last three months, and it's been relatively quiet when I've been out and about, but I have noticed a lot of Deliveroo cyclists mooching around - they're kind of hard to miss with their large square insulated boxes on th...

Russians to be Offered 1 Free Hectare of Land in the Arctic

19 Jul 2020 1 minute read 2 comments AverageVancouverite

In legislation drafted by the Russian Natural Resources Ministry, Russians citizens will be able to apply to obtain up to 1 hectare (0.01 square kilometres) of land in the nation's resource-rich far north to build homes, construct farms, or use for o... goes to New York City! - Update!

16 Jul 2020 3 minute read 1 comment Bdag

If you’ve been following Upland for a while or listening to their AMAs you’ll know that San Francisco is not the only city they want to offer. They have been pretty open about wanting to be worldwide. It’s no secret that they will be opening in NYC...