Monthly Archives: December 2017

What’s all the panic about?

Bitcoin dropped to 16.5 k today. 16.5 k people … everyone is running around like their fuzz “re on fire”. I’ve only been on the HODL train for a bit over a few months and this sub has convinced me to expect and not expresses concern about plunges like this. It’s only been a month for me and I’m not panicked, why is everyone else? I was bracing for plunges down to 11 or 12 k. We’re up here levitating around 17 k and behaving like the […]

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NHS seeks to recover from global cyber-attack as security concerns resurface

Cybersecurity centre says teams working round the clock to fix systems rendered inaccessible by international ransomware attack The NHS is working to bring its systems back online after it became the highest-profile victim of a global ransomware attack and faced renewed concern about the strength of its infrastructure. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) said teams were working round the clock in response to the attack, which resulted in operations being cancelled, ambulances being diverted and documents such as patient records made unavailable in England and Scotland. […]

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Sixty free lectures from Princeton on bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. Total season 13 hr 20 min. Links in berth.

This video series is available with their home communities and some assignments on Coursera . For extra creddit the professors wrote a book to go with the course. Free pre-release pdf ,~ ATAGEND Amazon hardcover and digital ,~ ATAGEND as well as Chinese ,~ ATAGEND and Japanese translations. Enjoy 🙂 Intro to Crypto and Cryptocurrencies 1. 0 Welcome – 2 mins 1. 1 Cryptographic Hash Functions – 18 mins 1. 2 Hash Needle and Data Structures – 8 mins 1. 3 Digital Signatures – 9 mins 1. […]

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What the ATF does—and doesn’t—tell us about guns in America

In the wake of the horrific mass shooting in Las Vegas on Oct. 1—the deadliest in modern American history—the country’s attention has turned to the ecosystem of firearms and accessories that permeate the United States. Stephen Paddock, the 64-year-old who opened fire on a country music festival from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Casino, killed 59 people and wounded more than 500. To do so, he brought with him an arsenal of more than 20 firearms, and he reportedly used an accessory known as a bump-stock, which […]

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I can’t stress this enough. Use an offline pocketbook to store your Bitcoins !!!

With the most recent “security breach” at NiceHash, I can’t emphasize it enough: STORE THE BULK OF YOUR CRYPTO CURRENCIES OFFLINE IN A HARDWARE WALLET. If you don’t ensure your keys, your coins are at risk! For all of you newcomers to Bitcoin, I wanted to share my pour so you can understand how to protect your crypto currency. I personally use GDAX **( https :// as my exchange of views among selection, but I do not store numerous coins with them. I have a program, […]

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