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What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a consensus network that enables a new payment system and a completely digital money. It is the first decentralized peer-to-peer payment network that is powered by its users with no central authority or middlemen. From a user perspective, Bitcoin is pretty much like cash for the Internet. Bitcoin can also be seen as the most prominent triple entry bookkeeping system in existence.

Self-perception of intelligence is pretty notoriously unreliable.

Does each human have only one soul? Or is the "I" inside us ever-changing and indistinguishable

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This reminds me of the aspect of reincarnation that states all living things can be reborn as other living things. If you are a human who spends his life living with little soul, then when your soul leaves your body it rejoins in a host that is the appropriate size.

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Could all scales of interacting systems have varying sizes of "having experience", or consciousness?

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Would this higher plane consciousness be equally classified as "a larger soul"

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Can interacting systems that possess souls form a higher plane of consciousness, one that independently 'has experiences'?

With every established nation using printable Fiat, Bitcoin is a competitor currency to the nation states that happily inflate their currency.

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People get so hyped over development in BTC space they fail to even comprehend the fundamental changes to society that are happening.

One example: Bitcoin is the first opt-in currency that cannot be inflated/printed into nothingness.

The network of full nodes only recognizes a certain ruleset for Bitcoin blocks, one of them being the coinbase. This coinbase (currently 12.5BTC) is the reward for miners that add transactions to the blockchain. This coinbase halves over time, until ~21M BTC.

Some notable chapters from 'The Book of Satoshi": 

47. On Fast Transaction Problems (179)

57. On the Higher Cost of Mining (267)

30. On "Natural Delfation" (127)

10. About Synchronization of Transactions (57)

16. Elliptic Curve Cryptography, DoS attacks, and confirmation (81)

Welcome to my Mastodon.technology profile.

What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a consensus network that enables a new payment system and a completely digital money. It is the first decentralized peer-to-peer payment network that is powered by its users with no central authority or middlemen. From a user perspective, Bitcoin is pretty much like cash for the Internet. Bitcoin can also be seen as the most prominent triple entry bookkeeping system in existence.

Two new books today; 'I Am A Strange Loop' - Douglas Hofstadter and 'The Book of Satoshi' -Phil Champagne

Strange Loop covers how a sense of self ("I") can arise from material interaction. Book of Satoshi is collected writings by Satoshi Nakamoto.

I recently did some cardio for the first time in a while and boy my legs are sore. Just another sign I need something fun (like an electric bike) that can facilitate exercise.

Not only that, but I can bike to work when the weather isn't bad.

Just ordered my first electric bicycle. I'm wanting to bike around my local area and get a better feel for the terrain.

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