Things That Have Caught My Attention

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Tag: Bitcoin

Episode One Hundred and Ninety Four: The Internet Of Your Economic System Of Choice; Little Red Spot; Stuck 

0.0 Sitrep 7:13pm on Wednesday, 18 February 2015. The funnest thing today (for certain values of fun) was getting a CT scan of my head (more specifically, my jaw) as a result of my American dentist being a) surprised that I only had two wisdom teeth – which was a suprise to me because I […]

Episode One Hundred and Seventy Four: Depth, Not Breadth 

0.0 Sitrep 8:08pm on a Tuesday night and it’s still warm in Portland. There’s a giant moon outside. Thinking about Alien: Isolation and Shadow of Mordor, two “next generation” videogames that whilst not necessarily *looking* much better (traditionally the main benefit of a generational shift in videogame technology) nonetheless appear to be *playing* differently in […]

Episode One Hundred and Four: The New Jobs; Disrupting Bitcoin; Protect Us; The Full Stack Is Better?; Dumb Screens

0.0 Station Ident I’m writing this at the weekly 30,000 feet, perilously typing into a textarea that’s on the end of a flaky Gogo Wifi connection to the ground. Today and tomorrow are NOSTROMO BLACK days, the last bit of typing for coins and client presentation before potentially a new project opens up. NOSTROMO BLACK […]

Episode Four: Any Sufficiently Advanced Economy

1. Any Sufficiently Advanced Economy You know how the Arthur C. Clarke quote goes. I’ve been thinking a bit, somewhat vaguely, about crypto currencies lately. There’s my gut response to the anarcho-Randian boosterism of Bitcoin/Dogecoin fans (the latter of which, I have to admit, is absolutely hilarious and a wonderful example of people taking things […]