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Question: July 28 Closing Price:
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$8,001-$8,500 - 1 (1.7%)
$8,501-$9,000 - 1 (1.7%)
$9,001-$9,500 - 6 (10.3%)
$9,501-$10,000 - 5 (8.6%)
$10,001-$10,500 - 5 (8.6%)
$10,501-$11,000 - 11 (19%)
$11,001-$11,500 - 6 (10.3%)
$11,501-$12,000 - 2 (3.4%)
$12,001-$12,500 - 2 (3.4%)
$12,501-$13,000 - 2 (3.4%)
$13,001-$13,500 - 1 (1.7%)
$13,501-$14,000 - 2 (3.4%)
>$14,000 - 2 (3.4%)
>$18,000 - 3 (5.2%)
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December 29, 2018, 04:35:41 PM

rudeness is a sign of the opponent's rightness. Answer the question: how will you solve the problem of expensive commissions when the price of bitcoin rises?
will you pay $ 1000 for the transfer or mounth stand in line for $ 100?

L2 solutions are meant to take care of transaction costs, if/when they become unbearable. Which, in a world devoid of mempool spam by Bitmain and their minions, won't happen before massive adoption.

How did bcash plan to solve the problem? With a larger highway? It's a non solution, bloating the blockchain linearly with the number*size (not the monetary amount) of transactions. This would have made it impossible to keep bitcoin alive on user-maintained full nodes.

And what about eth? It's never been a solution to that problem. It's a proprietary token, with the master doing as he pleases and considering switching to PoS just to be sure. Sod immutability and distributed ledgers.

But I guess many WO'ers have told you these things already. You're just being blind, or deaf, or both.

(Rudeness might also be a sign of weariness after reading so many mindless repetitions.)
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December 29, 2018, 04:36:12 PM
Last edit: December 29, 2018, 04:53:34 PM by micgoossens

Meanwhile, in Micgoossenland:



yeah r0ach you got a point right there, but in every country there are NON beauty ministers i guess ........

do like micgoossenland, how you say it Grin

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December 29, 2018, 04:44:48 PM

two 14 yr old girls agree to meet and fight over some guy, short girl makes a rule not to pull hair, then as she gets pummeled pulls tall girls hair. they then break it up and start over, tall girl whoops ass, short girl says to leave her yard or she will call cops. tall girl says she isnt leaving until short girl says she is done fighting(wants her to officially concede the fight). short girl says she is getting bb gun to shoot tall girl. tall girl says bring it on, "bb guns dont hurt". short girl gets shovel, tall girl says oh shit and runs, short girl hurls shovel and makes tall girl famous. both girls arrested for disorderly conduct.

Shorter version: A day in the life of a white trash family.

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December 29, 2018, 05:16:06 PM

L2 solutions are meant to take care of transaction costs, if/when they become unbearable. Which, in a world devoid of mempool spam by Bitmain and their minions, won't happen before massive adoption.

Massive adoption cannot happen -- LN cannot onboard more than the population of one small city per day, due to the anemic BTC block weight. How many millions will it take to reach 'massive adoption'? Multiple thousands.

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How did bcash plan to solve the problem? With a larger highway? It's a non solution, bloating the blockchain linearly with the number*size (not the monetary amount) of transactions. This would have made it impossible to keep bitcoin alive on user-maintained full nodes.

Bald assertion devoid of supporting evidence.
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December 29, 2018, 05:29:15 PM

L2 solutions are meant to take care of transaction costs, if/when they become unbearable. Which, in a world devoid of mempool spam by Bitmain and their minions, won't happen before massive adoption.

Massive adoption cannot happen -- LN cannot onboard more than the population of one small city per day, due to the anemic BTC block weight. How many millions will it take to reach 'massive adoption'? Multiple thousands.


First of all, ~200K/day is still more than ALL current btc users in just 6mo.
Second, there are/will be technical solutions as we progress.
Some (current) are less convenient, such as atomic swaps from LTC, but the possibility is there.
Lightning is very elegant and 'light' vs bloating up the blockchain, just look at Ethereum where many people already gave up syncing their nodes and rely on Infura (hence, centralization).


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December 29, 2018, 05:47:49 PM

Where do most of you put your orders?

Not sure I understand the question.  If you are asking what is the most reputable exchange - Bitstamp.

Yes, that's what i meant, and figured it was stamp indeed, but its nice to double check and get a confirm... Smiley

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December 29, 2018, 06:13:05 PM

L2 solutions are meant to take care of transaction costs, if/when they become unbearable. Which, in a world devoid of mempool spam by Bitmain and their minions, won't happen before massive adoption.

Massive adoption cannot happen -- LN cannot onboard more than the population of one small city per day, due to the anemic BTC block weight. How many millions will it take to reach 'massive adoption'? Multiple thousands.



Hub and spoke ("proxy" LN wallet provider).

I don't see any problem in a third party acting as an intermediary (and full controller) of my daily pocket change payments. It's my main reserves what I want to have full control over. And whatever exceptional transactions I want to directly do paying a higher fee.
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December 29, 2018, 06:14:22 PM

Da fuk happened in here?
JJG finally takes a break and ya'll encouraging r0ach to fill the gap?  Whoa.. Roll Eyes  However due to the engagement,  I'm finally understanding how his mind works and why he persists here.  And I thought it was just trolling all along.  

Yeah JJG is long time, probably to busy @the holliday dayzzz, if he has the same amount of Words to spread @ the family table, or when one asking him “how is that BTC thing?”
Yeah than the party isn’t over yet haha
Grin

he was being a monumental prick that last night he was here, perhaps an epic hangover?
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There are those Cadacus coins. If they are not tamper-able then they could be considered physical money.....
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December 29, 2018, 06:24:02 PM

Perhaps, bitcoin is similar to the adaptive neural network.
It is not fully independent, of course, but there are similarities to two examples below.
Note the reflection on program simplicity as a key.
Maybe, the simplicity of bitcoin (vs ethereum) is a much larger advantage than previously thought.

Example #1
https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/math/a25686417/amoeba-math/

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So the amoeba can solve an NP-hard problem faster than any of our computer algorithms. How does this happen? The Keio scientists aren’t sure, exactly.

Example#2

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/26/science/chess-artificial-intelligence.html

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It [AlphaZero] clearly displays a breed of intellect that humans have not seen before, and that we will be mulling over for a long time to come.

https://www.newyorker.com/science/elements/how-the-artificial-intelligence-program-alphazero-mastered-its-games

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...the simpler its programs got—from AlphaGo to AlphaGo Zero to AlphaZero—the better they performed. “Maybe one of the principles that we’re after,” he said, in a talk in December of 2017, “is this idea that by doing less, by removing complexity from the algorithm, it enables us to become more general.” By removing the Go knowledge from their Go engine, they made a better Go engine—and, at the same time, an engine that could play shogi and chess.
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December 29, 2018, 06:48:50 PM

Yeah dude, 0.04 % CO2 in our Air. Its a huuuuuuuge problem. Wow.



Atmosphere of Earth   -    Percentage

Nitrogen    N2    78.084
Oxygen    O2    20.946
Argon    Ar    0.9340
Carbon dioxide    0.04
Neon    Ne    0.001818
Helium    He    0.000524
Methane    CH4    0.000179



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We will soon be on co2 levels that affects our cognitive abilities. It is rising quickly and we will soon all be breathing air equivalent to that in a closed room with no ventilation full of students at the end of a double class.
And that will make us all stupider.

looks like it already affected you..

If you had ever been on a submarine you would have known how infinitesimally small increases in co2 will have dramatic effects.
I'm not going to give you any links because this is common knowledge.
If you had listened in fifth grade biology you would know what C6H12O6 means.

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2) species loss ... ok maybe this is an issue, it's subjective and depends on your feelings though. Massive extinction events have happened regularly in the Earth's past from various means. How much species diversity is exactly the right amount? do you feel like playing god to determine that? humans have cultivated huge quantities of biomass in the form of crops, cows, sheep, pigs, chickens, there are probably more animals alive on the planet today than at any time in the past, let's celebrate mammalian abundance husbanded by humans! ... are they just not the "right" animals for your liking? my liking? his liking? should we all be living in teepees and hunting the roaming meager herds of buffalo in competition with wolves and large cats? Who really knows what is the right balance for number of species and quantities of each species that should be alive on earth at any particular time? It's just an excessively complicated question to believe anyone who claims to know the answer, they are just bullshitting you to gain an advantage over you somehow.


Very much the crux of the matter as I see it.  Yes, as I have consistently maintained, my preference for the complex and diverse arrangement of forms out of which human intelligence arose is largely aesthetic.

You have demonstrated yourself not to be willfully ignorant.  You must understand that your preference for a subdued planet brought wholly under the reign of humanity is also aesthetic, a selfish and misguided aesthetic in my view but there it is.

I do not demand that you share my aesthetic values, though I will resist the conversion of wildness to commodity to the end.
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jojo69 I'm going to reply because I respect your contributions, good humour and seemingly easy grasp of common sense of most complicated matters (you may have imbibed a little too much of the eco-facist Kool-aid to see the forest for the trees here though)

Just because the globalists are using a crisis to expand their power it does not necessarily follow that the crisis does not exist.
This is sloppy logic Marcus, try harder.
You've got the cart before the horse, logically speaking. In hindsight, the IPCC was set-up with the goal of creating a manufactured crisis (or hijacked), any dissenting scientists of the initial IPCC were hounded out of the organisation over the years, sometimes viciously.  More than a few of the most effective dissenters have had curiously early-age heart attack deaths, but that's hard to say if there is a 'statistical fingerprint' of foul-play afoot. Of the "97%" consensus, it takes only 1 lone voice of the remaining 3% to be correct for them all to be wrong, that's science, ask Einstein.

the more concerning threat is not climate change anyway its rising co2 levels.

ocean acidification, species loss, collapsing fisheries stocks, depleting fresh water aquifers, the list goes on

I really have to take issue with the implied idea that there is some specific lever we can throw, in this case co2, and continue on our merry way.

We need to completely rethink our relationship with our, very finite, biome and stop behaving like petulant valley girls with daddy's credit card.

let's take these one at a time;

1) ocean acidification ... this is a bogus made up term to begin with, the oceans are alkali with pH around 8.2, they are not acid, have never been acid. It's a typical scary word propaganda trick to think humans are making the oceans acid ( zero OMG!! bad humans), the correct scientific term if you were referring to a tiny change in pH from dissolved CO2 would be dealkalinization ... btw CO2 dissolving in the oceans is a major route for permanent sequestration of carbon into lime, chalk, etc deposits via calcium carbonates used structurally by invertebrates and crustaceans.

2) species loss ... ok maybe this is an issue, it's subjective and depends on your feelings though. Massive extinction events have happened regularly in the Earth's past from various means. How much species diversity is exactly the right amount? do you feel like playing god to determine that? humans have cultivated huge quantities of biomass in the form of crops, cows, sheep, pigs, chickens, there are probably more animals alive on the planet today than at any time in the past, let's celebrate mammalian abundance husbanded by humans! ... are they just not the "right" animals for your liking? my liking? his liking? should we all be living in teepees and hunting the roaming meager herds of buffalo in competition with wolves and large cats? Who really knows what is the right balance for number of species and quantities of each species that should be alive on earth at any particular time? It's just an excessively complicated question to believe anyone who claims to know the answer, they are just bullshitting you to gain an advantage over you somehow.

3) collapsing fisheries stock ... yep totally agree with you here, it sucks, people are stupid and greedy and the tragedy of the commons will prevail any time you get a shared resource situation like this. I think inevitably aquaculture will alleviate this in the near to not-too-distant future. Fish-farming has come a long way fast since price of wild fish started spiking after stocks collapse, locally I've seen some great ventures in exotic fish species, delicacies that were always thought too hard to be farmed, lobster, abalone, white-bait, scallops, etc. In fact, I suggest invest, aquaculture is going to have a great profitable future and its good for our local habitat (I mean who doesn't love to go fishing for realz?)

4) depleting fresh water aquifers ... yep totally agree again. Tragedy of the commons strikes again, mix in brain-dead socialist politicians looking to milk tense local water rights situations and the resulting mess is all but inevitable. I don't know any good solutions to fresh water problems, historically they are solved by wars, reduced populations, enforced conservation (rationing), then dams. Desalination from an abundant energy discovery is a fringe possibility (fusion or etc).

Now this is better trolling...almost epic. Your arguments seem almost reasonable. But have to tell you Marcus..still not buying. Just goes to show you things are not always what they appear at first glance. ftfy.


1-  This is not a bogus term. It is describing exactly what is happening to the pH balance of the oceans not what state they are in currently.

http://www.whoi.edu/ocean-acidification/

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What is Ocean Acidification?

Since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, when humans began burning coal in large quantities, the world’s ocean water has gradually become more acidic. Like global warming, this phenomenon, which is known as ocean acidification, is a direct consequence of increasing levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in Earth’s atmosphere.

2- Source? or is just another "fact" your pulling out of your ass? Unless you are over 5 decades old I do not thing you have enough personal experience to draw a sound conclusion. Again..I disagree. Yes..someone(we?) have to draw a line and say this is enough. I will use a first hand experience of fishing when I was a child. The salmon that would come into the Sound and up rivers with odds names like the Cowlitz and the Nooksack seemed endless. I fantasized I could walk across their backs to the other shore without hardly getting my feet wet. I personally caught a 37lb king and was told it might be to small to keep, 40 and 50 pounders were common. Today, a 30+lb king is considered massive. This trend is found throughout our entire ecosystem as species are displaced, disrupted and outright destroyed by human activities worldwide.

3- See above

4- So you see the problem as just a political one? No matter that microscopic plastic particles are found in 94% of the fresh water tested? Ever hear of the Love canal? Again, first hand experience. A large aerospace company has a facility near a small town. They would prep aircraft parts for painting by first using a solvent. As these things happen, a huge plume of this stuff was released and it dispersed over a large portion of this town. 30 years later there is a team that does nothing but go around and test bore holes throughout the town for elevated levels of this toxin. Once I learned of this I quickly moved my family out of the area. Not before having to explain to my kids why it was a bad idea to be outside after a heavy rain or why not to splash through the mud puddles as small children are want to do.

5- Oh wait..there is no five...as you dodged the original question entirely. Rising co2 levels...
 
 

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December 29, 2018, 06:59:19 PM

How Many Full Nodes Bitcoin Online ?

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gmax / frank1 online

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5080565.80
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December 29, 2018, 07:24:55 PM

LFC enjoy the rest of the evening

Just WTF happend there

Did anfield explode or what ..... have Fun this evening
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As for the rest, it’s 2018.  Not believeing in science is only fashionable on YouTube conspiracy channels.   There’s no scientific proof rings as hollow as the cigarette companies that still claim there is no link between cigarette smoking and lung cancer. 

you have no clue what you are talking about ... skeptical scientists have been treated like filth in the media and public forums by the eco-nazis for that long, so now they just shut up

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zk7Xfyv6k4

we are living in times of crypto-authoritarian regimes when scientists live in fear of putting forward legitimate results, if you're okay with that keep parroting the party myths ... that's not a conspiracy, that's the reality of our time. Are you a weak-minded fool following the mob and their propaganda masters or are you made of stronger stuff that you will be proud to tell your grandchildren about?
Not the best way to bring a point across, but certainly very valid. This critique is precisely why I left academia. It's a commercialized shitshow increasingly void of rigour.
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How Many Full Nodes Bitcoin Online ?

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https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5080565.80


Thx for the info! Your thread is *very* interesting but really exhausting to properly follow and verify all assertions. Will get back to it at a later time when I can focus Smiley
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If it is so interesting and at the same time very complicated...
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My new Thread, Economy > Trading Discussion > List Exchanges Hacked 2011/2018

It's ready and members participating.

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5090869.0

Tomorrow I will update the data $/<BTC, names founders of the exchanges and how to save BTC in wallet, software, hardware, paper wallet and more.

I would like the WO's to comment on his experience in hacked exchanges.

Thanks in advance. Wink
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