Schlagwort: Geld

Type-Safe Burnchain.

This function will run for about 32 hours while your transaction propagates through the bitcoin mempool, then through a bunch of coal-guzzling server farms in Xinjiang. This ultimately burns through an acre of rainforest in the Amazon, but we can ignore that because it’s an unobservable side effect. If the market is good it will eventually evaluate and yield a response. The result is wrapped in a Either value where the right success value will contain the result of your function or a left failure value in the case where you’ve been outbid. If you’ve been outbid, you’ll simply have to bid higher to evaluate your code because that’s how code under capitalism works.

Stephen Diehl: FPTs: Pure Fungibility on the Blockchain (2021-04-01)

Leimer Lofoten Light.

Die Skala wie sinnvoll ein Preis pro Kilogramm ist geht von Zelten über Fahrräder zu Backerbsen.


File name of the week:

Six powers of ten should be enough for everyone.

Die Welt braucht keine Milliardäre
Stellt euch vor, wie schön es ohne euch wäre
Empathie und Vernunft, statt Raffgier und Beschiss
Frische Luft, grüne Wälder, saub’re Meere

Knorkator: Milliardäre


I’m merely pointing out that in today’s climate relating your work to defense is the best way to obtain funding.

Neal Stephenson: The Big U