The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @lopp ever

January 2014

A handy visualization of what donation drives look like: i.imgur.com/ynwPC5f.jpg

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@EdFelten Sure, that’s the goal of the hearing. I guess you weren’t talking to the other panelists outside of the hearing.

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@EdFelten @NYDFS Ed, did you try to convince Mark that he is analyzing Bitcoin from an uninformed perspective?

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@BitcoinTrust @barrysilbert Sure, you could… or you can just hold bitcoins directly and not pay the fees. :-)

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risedurham Bitcoin -Rise and Durham Catering will be excepting Bitcoin in the near future! Please pass this along to Bitcoin… fb.me/3elBD0rgH

via Facebook (retweeted on 1:14 PM, Jan 31st, 2014 via web)

Crypto is here to stay. Mistakes will be made, but from those mistakes we will learn and improve. This is all we can reasonably hope for.

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It doesn’t matter if Bitcoin crashes and burns. It’s important that we are at least trying to build a better, fairer financial system.

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plutopete Top US lawyer is taking my case to get my back from the FBI :)

via web (retweeted on 11:08 AM, Jan 31st, 2014 via web)

If you are not capable of responding to emails within 72 hours of receipt, you have no business giving out an email address as contact info.

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@BTCFoundation @VentureBeat Please delete tweet. Enabling @mint’s @coinbase integration is a security issue b/c API key allows BTC withdraws

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pmarca I am hugely optimistic about the potential for big leaps forward in education, but won’t happen without innovation + free market opp’y.

via web (retweeted on 8:32 AM, Jan 31st, 2014 via web)

@abbydactyl J.B. Smoove is in @louisck’s recently released movie imdb.com/title/tt014062…

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Currently curling up by the fire, contemplating Cryptonomicon.

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@RyanScudellari @jbeardsley Risk is not limited to businesses. Consumers take on risk every time they conduct a transaction.

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Just realized that I own 20 pairs of footwear. How did this happen?

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@RyanScudellari @jbeardsley Free market capitalism: hands off. Let them take risks, let them innovate, let them succeed, let them fail.

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@Falkvinge I wouldn’t cite this number seriously. That “survey” was posted on the Bitcoin subreddit and the results are highly biased.

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PSA to anyone planning on using @mint’s new @coinbase integration: don’t do it. Coinbase API key allows API users to withdraw your coins.

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@ericboggs Also, if you have significant bitcoin holdings, don’t store them with a web wallet. Store locally or offline. I’m happy to help.

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@ericboggs The @coinbase API key is Read/Write - it’s not possible to generate a Read-Only key. This means @mint could take your bitcoins!

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@ericboggs Oh God, please don’t hook up Coinbase to your Mint account. Seriously, it’s a huge security concern if they have your API key.

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@jbeardsley Exactly. “Too big to fail” is not possible in the context of capitalism. Crony capitalism, perhaps…

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BenLawsky CHART: United Nations of . DFS hearings had 14,000+ viewers (with 32K streams) from 117 countries. pic.twitter.com/jQ1Pjt1QuI

via iOS (retweeted on 2:02 PM, Jan 30th, 2014 via web)

We must reject regulation that removes risk. We must reject regulation that prevents companies from becoming insolvent from their own doing.

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Remove the risk and you kill innovation. You end up supporting existing power structures by removing the risk that they can fail.

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Capitalism requires disruptive innovation and risk in order to function. At the end of risk and innovation is production and value creation.

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If your online payment processing platform incorporates pages with .php4 extensions… you’re doing it soooooooo wrong.

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@mattmeis It could be the bobsled team seeking donations!

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Doge is the gift that keeps on giving: Dogecoin community raises Ɖ4M ($6K) for Indian Olympic athletes in 3 hours. reddit.com/r/dogecoin/com…

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Regulators exist as an authority to apply rules of fairness decided by consensus. Blockchain-based cryptos will deprecate regulators.

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@IngramMicroInc @rogerkver Wow. You’re a tech business, right? Try to keep up.

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@rogerkver @IngramMicroInc Reminds me of “applications for accredited investor status cannot include ‘alternative investments’”

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The irony of a Nobel Peace Prize recipient hunting down a Nobel Peace Prize nominee just might be too much for me to handle.

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Horrified man suddenly realizes he’s putting down roots in Charlotte, working at a digital marketing agency. theonion.com/articles/horri…

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Mark Williams (@UncontrolRisk) stated under oath today that Bitcoin exchange rate would drop to $10 by June. Let’s revisit this in 5 months.

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@pig_poetry Check around for hobo symbols and see if there’s one that says “this is a good house upon which to relieve yourself.”

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cryptocurrency : fiat currency :: Internet : newspapers

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/r/Bitcoin has just exceeded 100,000 subscribers. Meanwhile, /r/Dogecoin is quickly closing in on 50,000 subshibes.

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Current panel consists of: 1 Federal Reserve shill, 1 Ripple shill, and one computer scientist who knows what he’s talking about.

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@aantonop Federal Reserve shill.

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Really good to hear the panelists consistently refer to Bitcoin as a platform to transfer and prove ownership, currency being a mere subset.

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Overstock is going to bring @coinbase to their annual supplier summit and urge their suppliers to accept Bitcoin payments.

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@EFF “Congress, don’t let us down” ROFLMAO

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@moolah_ch 403 Forbidden error :-\

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@johnjoseph Yes, though I have it on good authority from the Ɖogecoin community that Shibes aren’t for everyone.

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Can’t wait until everyone wears augmented reality glasses so that you can rate people IRL and easily see who is an asshole and who is nice.

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Do meteorologists get bonuses? If so, is it based upon their performance? If so, does performance == accuracy or is it entertainment value?

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@matthew_d_green AKA the free market shall prevail.

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I’m actually rather surprised that I haven’t seen more overlap between two of my main areas of interest: and .

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Some day you’re going to apply for an important position and the background checker bot is going to find that tweet you made decades prior.

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@akpurtell Reindexing got so bad in our main repo that we wrote a cleaner job that deletes branches associated with old closed tickets.

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akpurtell You can correlate RTs from this account with JIRA reindexing downtime

via web (retweeted on 7:00 PM, Jan 28th, 2014 via web)

Lopp Holdings, LLC is only one week away from executing its first investment.

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I’ve had to clear my house twice in the past two weeks. Let’s not make a habit out of this, home security system. :-|

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Facebook is an open platform with few rules as to use, yet somehow everyone is using it wrong. Heck, I only use it to post photos of pugs.

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Yeah, I’m playing the State of the Union drinking game tonight, I’m just skipping the part where I waste time watching the SOTU.

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I can’t support begging the FCC to restore net neutrality. I say that we do it ourselves. The last Internet blackout seemed to make a point.

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@flyosity Naw, this is personal. And now it’s PERSONAL!

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1) Report bug in OSS
2) Dev asks me to upgrade to alpha release
3) Alpha release fails to compile
4) Dev doesn’t respond to messages
5) ಠ_ಠ

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A domain squatter solicited to sell me a domain today and I actually wanted to buy it, but couldn’t because Sedo’s checkout form errors out.

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I pose to you that it is illegal to maintain financial privacy in the United States (or nearly any country, for that matter.)

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mikko Prediction: By 2015, it will be commonplace to reward clever comments by tipping with altcoins instead of RTing, voting or Liking. @tipdoge

via Twitterrific (retweeted on 4:16 PM, Jan 28th, 2014 via web)

Charles Lee (creator of Litecoin) just dropped some knowledge about colored coins and smart property and blew NYDFS’ minds.

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NY Dept of Financial Services hearings on digital currencies today - overwhelmingly positive and consensus that regulation should be light.

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jgarzik Ouch. Zerohedge: “…Russians are realizing that bank deposits are … risky loans to highly levered entities” zerohedge.com/news/2014-01-2…

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Charlie Schrem’s actual crime was that he wasn’t the CEO of JPM or HSBC. He wasn’t well connected enough to get away with money laundering.

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moolah_ch Tip on - meet Mootip. reddit.com/r/dogecoin/com…

via HootSuite (retweeted on 7:49 AM, Jan 28th, 2014 via web)

@flyosity Heh, I broke that story in early December

via Twitter for Android in reply to flyosity

eastdakota Based on DoJ’s guidelines announced today @carterkr has cleared me to say that @CloudFlare has received between 0 - 249 NSL/FISA orders.

via web (retweeted on 8:00 PM, Jan 27th, 2014 via web)

@pig_poetry Worse in terms of taste? IDK, I opted not to lick it off of my kitchen floor :-P There was maybe 1oz left in the bottle!

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@pig_poetry FYI, I think it’s a bad idea to fill a bottle halfway. That shit went off like an IED.

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@Gab1159 Allow me to interpret: @maxkeiser bought a shit ton of it and is pumping it in order to dump it. Simple as that. Don’t fall for it.

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@mikestable I can attest that moving large amounts of money through the existing financial system as a “normal person” sucks a bag of dicks.

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@flyosity Yeah, it has looked like this since at least August: via web in reply to flyosity

@flyosity I’m pretty sure that BitInstant hasn’t been operational in several months…

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In light of recent college sports academic scandals… “Schooled: The Price of College Sports” is on Netflix. imdb.com/title/tt305771…

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Dillon Read & Co. Inc. and the Aristocracy of Stock Profits: dunwalke.com/introduction.h…

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@mikestable Ha, did you use more than a drop?

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realytcracker people making it rain such doge so currency wow on me on twitter

via Facebook (retweeted on 10:01 PM, Jan 25th, 2014 via web)

Was rummaging through old conference crap and realized that I completely forgot about those CIA recruiters… pic.twitter.com/jgS2zwxtsY

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@FortnightBeer Awesome. Let me know when you’re ready to set up a Bitcoin payment processor. Seriously.

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Steps for throwing away old computing devices:

1) Submerge in liquid
2) Degauss with high powered magnet
3) Smash into itty bitty pieces

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@drewpotential Are you suuuuuuuuuuuuuuuure you don’t want to double down? C’mon, just once… live a little! ;-)

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coindesk WikiLeaks has received 3,855 BTC in donations to date from more than 2,200 transactions coinde.sk/1e1IVxi

via HootSuite (retweeted on 7:58 AM, Jan 25th, 2014 via web)

@Keedistus @harto Last I checked, $20 still buys $20 worth of Bitcoin. Don’t fall victim to the unit bias.

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harto Need help understanding Bitcoins? This may or may not be informative: “MY DRUNK KITCHEN: BITCOIN BYTES!” youtube.com/watch?v=uE53Z_…

via web (retweeted on 10:07 PM, Jan 24th, 2014 via web)

@pmarca Well, OK, but remember: “never go full fiat.”

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SC State House voted 100-0 to ban use of drones without a warrant. Hopefully their Senate follows suit shortly.

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@HiFiLoRau You bet; I can do lunch any day next week.

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@mikestable Go sit in the corner and think about what you’ve done.

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@FearDept @mikestable Have no fear, looks like Durham’s in the clear.

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@BenDoernberg @emilepetrone Aaaaaaaaaaand I rest my case. :-)

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@emilepetrone New cryptocurrencies come out nearly every day and are a dime a dozen. Heck, one of the (cont) tl.gd/n_1s02l9u

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@covati @HiFiLoRau Why hello there! We should chat.

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One downside of democratic systems is that they are extremely difficult to scale b/c they require active participation. This calls for tech.

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Gunther released a new single: “I’m not Justin Bieber, Bitch” youtube.com/watch?v=hcKPAG…

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lassebirk TigerDirect processes $250,000 in Bitcoin Payments in first 17 hours fb.me/3gDOtuejA

via Facebook (retweeted on 7:55 AM, Jan 24th, 2014 via web)

I became a liberal after growing up with conservatives. I became libertarian after attending a liberal university. What could be next? ;-)

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Morris’ three golden rules of computer security:

“Do not own a computer;
Do not power it on;
and do not use one.”

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@flyosity @shots Don’t know if you’re joking, but then realized that I don’t care either way.

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kyledrake Help Coinpunk Keep Bitcoin on the iPhone - the only Bitcoin wallet Apple can’t ban needs your support! igg.me/at/coinpunk

via web (retweeted on 1:21 PM, Jan 23rd, 2014 via Twitter for Android)

barrysilbert More big merchant news: @TigerDirect now accepting bitcoin
businesswire.com/news/home/2014…

via web (retweeted on 12:28 PM, Jan 23rd, 2014 via Twitter for Android)

Fact and fiction carry the same intrinsic value in the marketplace of ideas.

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@johnjoseph @lindaliukas Have you accepted the Dogechain into your financial life?

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@realytcracker I have a friend who is a Google employee & confirmed that it’s a legit discussion

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@covati And yet, in the end, it’s all a numbers game. I haven’t been on 88 first dates in my entire life :-P

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Hacktivists are growing up from boys to menace to society. *sniff*

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pmarca Rule 1: All rules can be broken. Many (ex-legal & ethical) should be. Most people won’t.

via Buffer (retweeted on 11:08 AM, Jan 22nd, 2014 via web)

Privacy in the Age of Big Data: @FortaliceLLC was interviewed last night on @TheDailyShow thedailyshow.com/watch/tue-janu…

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Much like it only takes one faulty O-ring to blow up a space shuttle, it only takes one faulty line of code to blow up complex software.

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@pmccall777 @durhamdotio Yeah, I was skipping a few steps. What are we protesting about, again?

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@pmccall777 @durhamdotio LOL @ protest permits. IMHO, if you want to protest: peacefully conduct acts of civil disobedience & fill the jail.

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OpenBSD’s budget shortfall has just been covered by Bitcoin Baron @Mircea_Popescu thedrinkingrecord.com/2014/01/19/rom…

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@pmccall777 That’s the inevitable conclusion once they win the Olympics.

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Remember what I said about the generosity of the Dogecoin community? They just raised over $30,000 for the Jamaican bobsled team in 2 days.

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My superpower is the ability to fall asleep while imbibing energy drinks.

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@DurhamDaily @pmccall777 Yeah! We’re gonna protest by destroying property that we paid for!

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@tubafrenzy @pmccall777 @durhamdotio If only they knew that they are perpetuating the state’s propaganda against anarchists.

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@pmccall777 @durhamdotio Do tell. And they are inciting violence? Breaking the non-aggression principle is not a very anarchist thing to do.

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@durhamdotio @pmccall777 I figured as much. I recommend that you learn more about anarchism if you equate rabble-rousers to anarchists.

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@durhamdotio @pmccall777 Do tell, how do you know that they are anarchists?

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ROFLMAO this is what happens when you programmatically generate sales videos from slide shows and lists of features. video.dmotorworks.com/video/CarVideo…

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@lukejduncan @tindie @emilepetrone @coinbase Great! Next, I challenge you to use p2pool.in for mining instead of Slush. ;-)

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@tindie @emilepetrone That’s pretty nifty. I hope the instructions tell the user to enable 2FA on their @coinbase account.

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tindie Our first Bitcoin Miner! tindie.com/products/lukej…

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 2:45 PM, Jan 19th, 2014 via web)

@mark_a_phelps @jbeardsley Man up and ask him for his number. I mean, reddit username.

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@whosthedoss I dare say that your Twitter account has been compromised…

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I was looking for electic motorcycles on Craigslist and found this… raleigh.craigslist.org/mcy/4233444172…

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I respect Dogecoin because it’s teaching the crypto community that it’s more satisfying to give than to receive.

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secparam (now with link) in case anyone missed it: video and ok audio of @matthew_d_green ‘s talk on and youtube.com/watch?v=Uh6erf…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 7:55 AM, Jan 18th, 2014 via web)

@pig_poetry @jefft @mikestable Ask me again in a couple years.

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@mikestable Surprisingly anticlimactic

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@mikestable Interestingly enough, we just had a stupid human trick that was this.

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@jefft @mikestable Are you ready to take up arms yet? If you don’t have any, no worries. I have extra arms.

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JoelSutherland Lost among all the UNC-system statistics released: The NCSU Men’s Basketball program has an average SAT score of 780. (780!)

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 1:10 PM, Jan 17th, 2014 via web)

@mikestable @pmccall777 @ddahlke Nah, I’d just buy a new house and use my surveillance footage to ruin the arsonist’s life.

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@ddahlke I like your line of thinking ;-)

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My home insurer says they need to increase my coverage to $214K. Meanwhile, the appraisal I had last year said my home dropped to $140K. ಠ_ಠ

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UNC says 97% of its student athletes are college literate. Keep digging that hole, UNC. abclocal.go.com/wtvd/story?sec…

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lessig this is incredibly interesting: The Problem With Facebook: youtu.be/l9ZqXlHl65g

via Tweet Button (retweeted on 8:12 AM, Jan 17th, 2014 via web)

I estimate by the end of 2014 I will have officially made a buttload of Fine Bathroom Wine. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Butt_%28v…

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johanngevers US gov asks for Snowden info on NSA because NSA refuses to tell its own gov what it’s doing: bit.ly/1j9M41v

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Distributed autonomous corporations are the way of the future. @bitcloudproject has the right idea. reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comm…

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When your newly written unit test crashes the JVM, it’s time to pack it in for the day.

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Every software engineer should read this: amazon.com/Daemon-Daniel-…

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@flyosity Now imagine a world in which cryptocurrency reigns and Satoshi Nakamoto employs even smarter people w/better hardware.

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@flyosity Imagine how powerful the NSA is because they can afford to employ the smartest people in the world & buy expensive hardware.

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@Jeremy_DeGroot I think you already know my opinions on the future of money :-P

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I truly believe that, given the accelerating rate of technological development, the geek shall inherit the Earth.

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@ponysaurusbrew Will your kegs be on tap at @tylerstaproom ?

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The @SacramentoKings have become the first professional sports team to accept Bitcoin for ticket sales. fastcompany.com/3025001/fast-f…

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Hey @newbelgium I like your updated branding… except your “Shift” gears are still in an inoperable configuration! facepalm.jpg.to

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@gavinandresen Is there an algorithm to determine the “health” of the Bitcoin network w/regards to the # of full nodes currently operating?

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@mikestable It’s ALWAYS a good time for gifs!

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@mikestable That’s exactly the reaction I expect if a reporter reads my tweets.

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@emilepetrone I applied for a seat on the Durham Civilian Police Review Board. County Clerk just alerted me that the press asked for my app.

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It has come to my attention that the press may be investigating me soon. So, if you’re a reporter: Hello! I hope you’re having a great day!

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@GoogIe_Glass @emilepetrone Durrrrrrrr and how do we even know this is a legit Twitter account?

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ErikVoorhees Pay your taxes in bitcoin: SnapCard launches bill-pay, makes the IRS its first payee pando.com/2014/01/15/pay…

via Tweet Button (retweeted on 4:09 PM, Jan 15th, 2014 via web)

@flyosity Waiting for Obama’s Snapchats to be leaked by Snowden

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Trying to unsub from @AmericanAir spam and I receive the error “We’re sorry, but we are unable to process your request at this time.” ಠ_ಠ

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@mikestable I spent the entire day yesterday just trying to get Eclipse, Java, and Maven playing together nicely on my new machine.

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$NEST has surged 1900% recently. One small problem: it’s not the company that was bought by Google. businessinsider.com/investors-buy-…

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@mark_a_phelps Don’t be silly - I only masturbate to this picture: i.imgur.com/egdRJa5.jpg

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But on a related note, I convinced an online retailer to start accepting Bitcoin last night!

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The deeper I dive into the rabbit hole that is the financial system, the more I despise it… and the more I <3 crypto.

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@pig_poetry You should educate him on the ways of crypto. And note that his phone call is being analyzed in realtime.

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Liking your own Facebook posts is like masturbating while looking in a mirror.

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@BTCFoundation @coindesk Oh yeah? What about @moolah_ch’s multi-cryptocurrency ATM that’s $500? :-P

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@moolah_ch Ah, OK, I read “available to be pre-ordered in BTC, DOGE or LTC” as “choose one currency the unit supports” rather than “pay for”

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@moolah_ch What factor is preventing you from supporting multiple currencies within a single unit?

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@pmccall777 Correct horse staple purple monkey dishwasher hasn’t failed me yet!

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@BullCityBurger I see you’ve posted a sign prohibiting concealed carry permit holders. Congratulations, you’ve just lost business.

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“Stocks rebound as investors cheer banks.” ಠ_ಠ money.cnn.com/2014/01/14/inv…

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@mikestable “I can’t believe people would bring a pistol to a movie” durrrr welcome to the real world.

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@flyosity PHP is only limited by one’s imagination.

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@jgarzik Remember when you commented on my Reddit post? reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comm… It turns out there’s an explanation… reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comm…

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@ameir There’s only one appropriate response to a mad dog - a bullet between the eyes.

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verge Google purchases Nest for $3.2 billion vrge.co/L3wKWr

via SB Nation (retweeted on 4:19 PM, Jan 13th, 2014 via web)

jgarzik Yep. I get part of my salary in . RT Breaking: @bitpay released Payroll API finance.yahoo.com/news/bitpay-an…

via web (retweeted on 3:41 PM, Jan 13th, 2014 via web)

The @ZerocoinProject is coming. I enjoyed reading @matthew_d_green’s point regarding Dogecoin :-P forbes.com/sites/andygree…

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@realytcracker Yo, I want to buy all of your albums, but fuck dollars. Let me know when you get a Bitcoin checkout set up.

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Frederick Douglass taught us that literacy is the path to freedom. There are many types of slavery but knowledge remains the path.

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@pig_poetry At least it collapsed before it was occupied.

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Isn’t it about time we got rid of North Carolina’s Alcoholic Beverage Control system? newsobserver.com/2014/01/11/352…

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Highly recommend watching “The One Percent.” rottentomatoes.com/m/the-one-perc…

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