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Success for Bitcoin does not mean becoming a global currency and UoA. Minimum Viable Success in my mind is becoming a large, independent virtual commodity that is easy to move wealth in and out of without restriction

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"Many of the fake websites [about Pakistan] use names of defunct newspapers to provide a veneer of credibility. EU Disinfo Lab have dubbed these "zombie" sites, because the names were resurrected from dead media outlets."

This happened in the U.S. with Russian propaganda at the time of the election.

bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-

@brion yes, let's build something that eliminates a whole class of security vulnerabilities instead of repeating the mistakes of the past.

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For emscripten builds, currently your static data comes at the beginning of WebAssembly's linear memory, followed by the stack and then dynamic data.

There's some discussion of changing the default to move the stack to the beginning, so overflows (growing down) wrap past 0 into out-of-range memory accesses which will trap with a visible error -- instead of silently overwriting your static data which it does now. ;)

I tooted about this story earlier, now it looks like it's getting redacted!

Tunisian Central Bank Denies Reports of an ‘E-Dinar’ Digital Currency
cointelegraph.com/news/tunisia

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If you do not learn to throw your exceptions, your exceptions will throw you.

The Australian government has proposed using a facial recognition system to verify that people who seek to watch online pornography are of legal age

t.co/Zd6QaBtkqb

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When I Took My Zipcar Into the Wilderness - The Zipcar door would not open. My brother and then my sister held the card over the reader and wa... more: theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/

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This is a great piece on is being used as an alternative to the traditional banking system in Palestine.

coindesk.com/palestinian-civil

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