#3 June/2010 - Random toots thread..

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"Read what you love until you love to read." - @.naval


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"Status games are multiplayer, zero-sum, hierarchical, judged socially.

Get grades, applause, titles now - emptiness later.

Natural games are single player, positive-sum, internal, judged by nature/markets.

Pay in pain now - get wealth, health, knowledge, peace, family later." - @.naval


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“Panic causes tunnel vision. Calm acceptance of danger allows us to more easily assess the situation and see the options.” — Simon Sinek


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“There are about 150 people that run the world. They are all men. Full stop. They control all of the important assets.” ~@.chamath


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, maybe useless.. :)

2 US presidents; potus-d, potus-r. One primary, and one secondary. Both stay at Whitehouse.

They get to spend money based on their vote shares (say d 51% x r 49%). Non-voter's part (say 40%) shared as ubi.

Winner decides $x budget (say r), then other guy can spend $y ($x*51/49).. $z (40*(x+y)/60) goes to everyone, as .


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"Virtue is what you do when nobody is looking. The rest is marketing. " - Nassim Taleb


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In last 12 years, mining process checked and rejected "4 billion billion billion" ugly hashes, and chose 632874 good looking hashes to protect the ledger.

Currently bitcoin mining checks "100 billion billion" hashes *** per second ***. In other words it checks 100 billion hashes in a billionth of a second (1 nanosecond).


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virus: why do you wash your hands now? I'm with you for the last 4 days..

WA /12

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"The human brain isn’t designed to process all of the world’s emergencies in realtime." - @.naval


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"I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion." – Alexander the great


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is now $95.8k per billion sats. Just $95.8 per million sats, and ¢9.58 per thousand sats.


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"San Francisco is the most expensive third world city on Earth." - @.real_vijay


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"If you want to think: read
If you want to understand: write
If you want to know: do" - @.mkobach


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"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth." - Marcus Aurelius


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.. a 20" monitor with 1000 SO-DIMM (20x50) connectors to host 1000 compute modules..


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First sign of civilization..


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I can't even find a correlation between $btc & $gbtc.. is a true uncorrelated asset.


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Here's a twitter trick.. How do you spot shitcoiners? search his tweets..

shitcoin from:twitter-profile


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"Most people are more worried about being copied than making something worth copying" - @.jackbutcher


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US crossed $26 trillion yesterday.

$23.1T to $26T, it took 5 months 4 days.


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If 21m btc is equal to all the earth's land area.. 1 satoshi = 70905 sqmm = 709 sqcm = 0.76 sqft = 0.071 sqm

= 266mm x 266mm = 10.5 in x 10.5 in

Earth land area is 148.9m sqkm
=>148900000 000000 000000 sqmm

Divide by, 21 000000 00000000
=>70904.76 sqmm (266mm x 266mm)


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"Things that future generations will question:
- The absurd cost of college
- How hard it is to eat healthy
- All the time we spend sitting down at our desks" - @.david_perell


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some take aways from @.nntaleb by @.JacobGnther1 1/3 

-The more boring a local newspaper is, the better the country is functioning.

-Instead of "do to me what I do to you" via negativa "don't do to me what I don't do to you"

-Do not create risk and walk away from it

-Never judge anything on intentions

-The crowd is different to the sum of the individuals

-Centralized networks (decision making) collapse, distributed networks evolve into decentralized networks

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some take aways from @.nntaleb by @.JacobGnther1 2/3 

-Verbalism, the meaning of words changed depending on context/location

-Growth doesn't come from the state but from the ppl. The state takes credit after the fact

-Everything has to be considered under scale

-Picking up your child from kindergarten racist because you are genetically related? No, as it is about the individual, not the group

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some take aways from @.nntaleb by @.JacobGnther1 3/3 

-minority rule: the most intolerant runs the place

-Everything should be solved on the lowest possible level (bottom-up)

-good fences make good neighbors (match location and religion/linguistic/ethnic)

-journalists are not interested in what happens, they care about what grabs your attention


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"What I've learned" on (8:00).. literally I paused the video, and sharing this screenshot :)

When scientists discover something, a religious person just need to 'map' it to a text in his holy book. :)


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@vjy I think that this is more a signal of tribe/family. Civilization requires task specialization and some kind of money.

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