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Re: Bitcoins

Post by Dauntless » Feb 17 2019 9:49pm

What man? He died almost a mon---Ooohhhh, you think he faked his death! Who should star in the film version?

But that is the same story I posted a week ago.
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Re: Bitcoins

Post by markz » Feb 18 2019 3:14pm

Dauntless wrote:
Feb 17 2019 9:49pm
What man? He died almost a mon---Ooohhhh, you think he faked his death! Who should star in the film version?

But that is the same story I posted a week ago.
hehehehehe yeaaaa well how many pages back is that post ;)
The only thing I did is read the headline from msn/yahoo link, then read a few paragraphs then a few comments, I did not look at the small print date. The problem with the Yahoo News is they recycle old news and I got tricked. Hence Fake News, Hence sure maybe he is hiding, wants to lay low, like Hitler in South America after his "death" ;) Alex Jones will be on it, but on where, he got the boot from all the platforms.

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Re: Bitcoins

Post by Dauntless » Feb 19 2019 1:08am

He's still on the InfoWars channel. And website.

Now that he's the ORACLE who called it on Jussie Smollett, who knows what doors will open. (Not that Chicago P.D. kept it secretbthat that they doubted him from the start.) Maybe he could have the dead CEO as a guest.
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Re: Bitcoins

Post by Dauntless » Apr 19 2019 11:22pm

So was our Bitcoin computer guy involved in this? I wanna hear great stories if so.

https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/19/tech/bit ... index.html
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Re: Bitcoins

Post by TheBeastie » May 10 2019 7:31am

I know I have become a bit of a "negative jerk" over the years on just about anything here on ES..

Well I am now going to add Bitcoin to that list..
New report of a massive breach/theft of bitcoin, back in the old days how much did the average bank robber manage to steal? Probably averages about $10,000.
But with Bitcoin its always millions.

Hackers steal $40 million worth of bitcoin in massive security breach
https://edition.cnn.com/2019/05/08/tech ... urce=twCNN
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Re: Bitcoins

Post by neptronix » May 10 2019 10:47am

Bitcoin's going up again.

Fool me twice, shame on me.. i am not participating. It still has no value and no real use case.
I may find myself doing server ops for a crypto mine again, who knows..
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Post by Arlo1 » May 12 2019 1:38am

neptronix wrote:
May 10 2019 10:47am
Bitcoin's going up again.

Fool me twice, shame on me.. i am not participating. It still has no value and no real use case.
I may find myself doing server ops for a crypto mine again, who knows..
I was about to say paper had no value... Then I realized how we have cut down over 1/2 the worlds forests in the last 100 years.
and Canada has gone to plastic money...
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Post by neptronix » May 12 2019 3:21pm

Arlo1 wrote:
May 12 2019 1:38am
I was about to say paper had no value... Then I realized how we have cut down over 1/2 the worlds forests in the last 100 years.
and Canada has gone to plastic money...
Really? when did canada go to plastic money? that's pretty worrying.
..and the whole forests thing too of course.

Maybe we should stop mining so many humans? :P
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Post by Dauntless » May 12 2019 4:38pm

Canadian money would be as plastic as your polyester shirts. It's still textile/fabric. Not worrying at all, it's more durable, harder to counterfeit, cheaper.

Comparing Bitcoin to, say, the 'Greenback' American dollar of today is worse than comparing the original greenback paper note of the Civil War to gold and silver certificates. At least then the government was somehow behind it; while nobody is behind Bitcoin. Nobody.
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Post by Arlo1 » May 13 2019 2:49am

Dauntless wrote:
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Canadian money would be as plastic as your polyester shirts. It's still textile/fabric.
No no you are not correct on this at all.

You can see through it. Its plastic even snaps in 1/2 in the -30 or colder temps in northern Canada
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Post by Dauntless » May 13 2019 10:09am

Polyester IS plastic. I could see where the particular format would make it vulnerable. Fiberglas cloth becomes clear in the matrix even though it is white in textile form.

So Fry's Electronics is having a clearance on Bitcoin. $4.99 each. "Novelty Coin No Monetary Value."

https://www.frys.com/product/9543562

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Post by Dauntless » May 19 2019 10:03pm

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Re: Bitcoins

Post by Dauntless » Jun 20 2019 11:35am

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Post by Dauntless » Oct 19 2019 9:59pm

So just how useful IS Bitcoin in evading detection?

https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/19/asia/sou ... index.html
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Post by Dauntless » Nov 26 2019 1:29am

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Re: Bitcoins

Post by Dauntless » Nov 28 2019 9:21pm

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Re: Bitcoins

Post by TheBeastie » Nov 28 2019 10:27pm

Like I was saying here, I listen to a fair amount of YouTube audio podcasts, there are some great ones out there..
I just use the Brave browser that lets me turn off the screen so I can listen to it in the background, and Brave browser filters out all the YouTube ads etc..
I detail how to use some of Brave's more advanced features here viewtopic.php?f=7&t=89002&start=5150#p1501078

Anyway here is a good "audio podcast" on YouTube of Peter Schiff who gave a great talk on BitCoin and its intricacies... This guy has a bit of a following, he doesn't ask for money etc hes been on all the major business channels on the USA he's not dodgy, just gives out good information and logical points of view.


Here is a bonus BitCoin chat audio podcast on YouTube, TPS/The Public Space interviews "anyone" and often ends up interviewing pretty famous people now and then. He interviewed John McAfee last week and John McAfee really opens up on all his thoughts on Cyrptocoins/Bitcoins and other coins, its actually quite interesting but I think McAfee has made a bit of a mistake with his Bitcoin prediction.
McAfee believes BitCoin will continue to go up simply because more than twice the amount of BitCoin gets "lost" compared with the amount that is created via mining, so he believes the supply and demand law is in the favour of it going up.
But I think McAfee has it wrong because no ones really wants it any more compared to the newer other cryptocurrencies. Even my local crypto-bank choices in Australia offer to convert AUD directly into Etheryium and other cryptocoins directly allowing me to skip having to buy Bitcoin first. This wasn't an option before which I thought was annoying and stupid.. I have only bought about a tiny $80 of crypto coins to play within total. I don't have any interest other than basic technical interest, and even then its kind of limited interest.

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Re: Bitcoins

Post by Dauntless » Nov 30 2019 12:09pm

Oh yeah? Well, Loathe THIS.

https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2019/11 ... ald-cotten

He's been mentioned here before. The article makes one important point: People DO want Bitcoin. So maybe they'd be smarter to listen to Mc, but we're talking about PEOPLE here, mind you.
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