In the movie The Matrix, humans are imprisoned in a virtual world by a powerful artificial intelligence system in a dystopian future...Life in our current society is very much the same. The difference is that instead of AI, it’s psychopathic oligarchs who are keeping us asleep in the Matrix. And instead of code, it’s narrative.
Are you as sick and tired as I am of all those tinfoil hat-wearing conspiracy nutters who express skepticism whenever the kind and beneficent US intelligence agencies bestow us with urgent information about a new country in need of regime change?
The best compromise for someone who has cryptocurrency burning a hole in their pocket is to get both a crypto debit card and a standard credit card like those mentioned above. This way, they can travel around and use their cryptocurrency card where it’s accepted, and their other card in those places where a snag is bound to occur.
"At the very least, crypto-currencies can protect us from the problem of policy makers taking advice from academics with zero real world experience like Krugman and enacting policies to implement their hare-brained economic models..."
"...the moment of Peak Facebook...Because it’s all fake interactions by increasingly fake personas we have to erect lest we get shouted at by someone looking for a dragon to slay to bring meaning to their otherwise pointless lives."
A 3-day global stock rally stalled on Wednesday, with Asia and Europe mixed, as investors digested the latest set of earning while waiting for the outcome of a meeting between President Donald Trump and the EU Jean-Claude Juncker