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May 19, 2011, 04:01:40 AM
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y15NnGZIBuM

The various reactions in the press from the economists/pundits exposed to bitcoin recently spurred a memory for this scene from 2001: A Space Odyssey (Dawn of Man).

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May 19, 2011, 04:06:53 AM
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y15NnGZIBuM

The various reactions in the press from the economists/pundits exposed to bitcoin recently spurred a memory for this scene from 2001: A Space Odyssey (Dawn of Man).

Well, what economists and what pundits? What have they been saying? Please link us.
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May 19, 2011, 05:11:17 AM
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Sorry, can't find those links anymore ... you must be right, economists are all pro-Bitcoin, down with deflation and cool about the whole crypto-currency thing.

Edit: Okay found some, I'll keep posting them here if I come across them again.

http://www.quora.com/Bitcoin/Is-the-cryptocurrency-Bitcoin-a-good-idea

http://www.pds.ewi.tudelft.nl/~victor/bitcoin.html

http://www.slate.com/id/2294980

http://techcrunch.com/2011/05/21/the-bitcoin-experiment/

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May 19, 2011, 11:04:21 AM
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Sarcasm aside, some sort of source is required for discussion.
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