this is my favorite video of the year so far
The price of a bitcoin topped $900 last week, an enormous surge in value that arrived amidst Congressional hearings where top U.S. financial regulators took a surprisingly rosy view of digital currency. Just 10 months ago, a bitcoin sold for a measly $13.
The spike was big news across the globe, from Washington to Tokyo to China, and it left many asking themselves: “What the hell is a bitcoin?” It’s a good question — not only for those with little understanding of the modern financial system and how it intersects with modern technology, but also for those steeped in the new internet-driven economy that has so quickly remade our world over the last 20 years.
Bitcoin is a digital currency, meaning it’s money controlled and stored entirely by computers spread across the internet, and this money is finding its way to more and more people and businesses around the world. But it’s much more than that, and many people — including the sharpest of internet pioneers as well as seasoned economists — are still struggling to come to terms with its many identities.
With that in mind, we give you this: an idiot’s guide to bitcoin. And there’s no shame in reading. Nowadays, as bitcoin is just beginning to show what it’s capable of, we’re all neophytes.
It’s not to late to get in on it! I did all my black friday shopping with Bitcoin!
racism is over
There are two kinds of anime.
The series involves a young man out on a quest with a goal that seems impossible. He is accompanied by a female and male companion. What is their goal you may be asking, simple, to get them all. The protagonist goes through many hardships but thanks to the help of his friends he is able to overcome them. Battling many opponents from large to small, he loses many friends along the way but this doesn’t stop him from going after what he wants more then anything else in the world.
There is one kind of anime.
These WW2 era images from the Library of Congress have been digitally restored and colorized from their original black and white format to full color using Photoshop. The new vibrant look makes you forget they were taken over 70 years ago
Princess Duet — art by Finni Chang
Here’s the painting I started in stream on Tuesday, in celebration of A Link Between Worlds releasing tomorrow!! I’m so excited to play aaaaaahhh and Princess Hilda is such a cutie, I had a lot of fun drawing her!
I tend to favor older teen-looking girls so this was an interesting change to draw more of that 12-year-old look.
My first name is Ariel, which means Lion Of Judah in Hebrew. I just liked how it sounded so I’ve been using it for almost 10 years now.
Y’ALL, a magical holiday called THANKSGIVUKKAH is happening this year on November 28, and it won’t happen again for 70,000 years. So we figured a huge amount of delicious food was in order. Here are all the recipes you need to throw your own Judeo-Pilgrim feast.
OH MY GOD
ANY LA PEEPS WANT IN ON THIS ACTION LEMME KNOW
NO WHY AM I SO FAR AWAY FROM ALL MY JEWISH FRIENDS???
Already doing this. Will post results.
Daryl Davis is no ordinary musician. He’s played with President Clinton and tours the country playing “burnin’ boogie woogie piano” and sharing musical stylings inspired by greats like Fats Domino,…
This is a great article about finding the people behind the barriers we humans construct. It reminds me of Jello Biafra’s advice to stop sharing your rhetoric with a bunch of people who already agree with you. Go to the people who disagree with you and talk with them.
That’d be kind of interesting, if you had a meetup group, monthly maybe, where you put down your strong opinions and they matched you with someone else with opposing opinions and you just sat down and talked about where you were coming from. I’m sure it wouldn’t always end in hugs and rainbows, but the semi-regular act of having your assumptions challenged and doing so for others would be fucking awesome.
It is. One of my best friends to go hang out with is a guy I met through debates about MN’s anti-gay amendment, which he supported (at least at the time). He’s a really cool guy to talk to.
this is such a beautiful thing.