Five years ago, I found myself in Buenos Aires, Argentina on a long-awaited vacation to the South American country. The country has a very European flavor with some 97% of its population having Euro roots. Specifically, there is a concentration of Italian and German surnames in that country. It was interesting to me as a native Central American how there were so many famous people from Argentina with Italian names (Manu Ginobili of NBA fame and Gabriela Sabatini from the world of tennis). This Italian heritage definitely comes into play in Argentine politics.
This website, which had almost one million registered users, sold cocaine, heroin and most any type of drug you could possibly want and they were delivered right to you. The website also had links to hit men and you could get everything you needed to hack a computer on this site.
The human mind is such that it makes even the most acceptable facts seem unacceptable. Brains are only prone to the acceptance of the old. Rare is the intellect that accepts the new and the novel. Coins and paper money have been in use almost since, well not since dinosaurs and stone aged men clubbing women stone cold on their heads for wives, but at least since the human race became an intelligent species, so to say the least.
People are reporting this as a major stumbling block for broad acceptance of Bitcoin. I say, so what? Somehow I seriously doubt Bitcoin enthusiasts all over Thailand shut their digital wallets and deleted their Bitcoin Millionaire Pro Erfahrungen. In fact, if I had to guess I’d say they probably carried on business as usual and the ban hasn’t impacted them at all.
12/11: Episode 11. Due to some logistical conflicts we found ourselves without a guest this week, but what you get instead is lots of strategy talk and a cameo from Gareth Chantler. [Visit Website] [Download MP3].
A. I know many don’t like to accept credit cards, but sometimes accepting a credit card will get you paid much faster or even up front. You might even be able to have the card on file so you can take monthly payments or whatever you prearranged with your client.
12/19: Interview with Robert Turner, inventor of Omaha (originally called “Nugget Hold’em” after the Golden Nugget where it debuted) in 1981/1982. SCBig and Gunner have a talk with Robert Turner about the game of Omaha. [Visit Website] [Download MP3].
The man was arrested at the San Francisco Public Library, Glen Park Branch, at 3:15 p.m. on Tuesday. Ulbricht was known by a nickname online, “Dread Pirate Roberts.” The FBI teamed with other government agencies on the take down of the Silk Road website. The IRS, Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The FBI was able to seize $3.5 million in bitcoins during Ulbricht initial arrest.