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W. T. Snacks 17/01/28(Sat)16:15 No. 762278

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The new Decentralization Revolution is emerging through technology, politics, society and life.

Decentralized technologies are being developed in almost every industry and market worldwide, in both physical and digital forms.

Collectively, these technologies have the potential to cause a "radical" shift from the status quo.

Subverting traditional hierarchical systems favors a more resilient, innovative, networked, transparent and sustainable future.

symbion 17/01/29(Sun)06:16 No. 762296

Is this actually happening in any concrete timeframe, or is this another scifi tale like how in the future every home will have a 3D printer that can make spare parts for the family's flying car?

Twincess Applesparkle Rainbowfly 17/02/14(Tue)14:59 No. 762629

It's happening, dot gif.

derp 17/02/14(Tue)16:49 No. 762632

Youtube  >>762296
It is sort of happening, but flying cars are probably not.
Let Captain Sisko explain it.

derp 17/02/28(Tue)03:52 No. 762932

Oh, yea, it's happening.


Lyft, Uber, Postmates, AirBnB, etc.

Sazpaimon 17/02/28(Tue)06:32 No. 762934

Man it's funny that you mention politics. The USA just put in a cabinet of billionaires and the internet has been around a while now. Hmm

Novice Equestrian 17/02/28(Tue)07:50 No. 762935

Youtube  >>762932
LOLno. Time for you to leave Libertarian fantasy land (your basement). I know you buy your weed with it, but after Mommy dies you're going to have to leave it anyway to, you know, buy food. At a store. In person.

airwolf, the quality on that flying cars video sucks. I was hoping for something more like this.

Also, it's 2017, why hasn't Paramount managed to release another show as good as Deep Space Nine?

N3X15 17/02/28(Tue)16:21 No. 762946

Youtube  >>762935
I think you'd be surprised to see how little material difference there is between crypto-currency and ordinary currency. Both exist as numbers in computers and the basis of the value of both is their use in trades. Bitcoin is essentially alike to any other currency, with the exception that it is not owned by a particular government.

I expect Bitcoin itself to collapse at some point due design flaws, unforseen challenges, and community politics, but the idea of crypto-currency to grow into something that replaces national currencies in a future economy. Much like the (non-exiting) countries of the EU opted in to a multinational currency to compete with the US dollar and buffer their economies against local GDP deficiency, we may one day find ourselves investing in currencies whose value is based directly on the GWP to compete with... other GWPs...

>it's 2017, why hasn't Paramount managed to release another show as good as Deep Space Nine?
I don't know. I've lost faith in TV studios and Hollywood ever producing good science fiction again. We had a thread about this--I think they intentionally destroyed the genre. Perhaps they think it better to sell people cgi action heroes, romantic comedies, and the occasional tear-jerker than risk a large-scale interest in our own future.

Anonymous 17/03/01(Wed)03:52 No. 762957

Youtube  Dammit. Where's my flying cars.

derp 17/03/01(Wed)05:40 No. 762960

Youtube  >>762946
>I've lost faith in TV studios and Hollywood ever producing good science fiction again.
Its important to remember that DS9 only got good after the people who airwolfed it up for two seasons ran off to airwolf up Voyager. Its only once those shitheads were occupied airwolfing up another show that DS9 became what it is.

The problem is the shitheads can rarely be distracted from the shows they're tasked with airwolfing up. Until similar occasions arise and we're stuck with shitty entertainment.

herp 17/03/02(Thu)00:26 No. 762972

>Bitcoin is essentially alike to any other currency, with the exception that it is not
usable locally except to buy weed from your dealer

zeneslev 17/03/02(Thu)05:04 No. 762976

A friend of mine got to go on set during DS9's production, because we were involved with making a DS9 game. All I remember now is that Chase Masterson:
1) Is far more attractive in person
2) Cannot walk in heels to save her life

He also didn't think Nana Visitor looked as good in person (a point I disagree with, since I met her during a promotional appearance).

I don't remember him getting to talk to any of the actresses though because he looks like a creep. Nice guy, but he's doomed because he looks exactly like 99.999% of the creeps out there. Even strippers won't give him lapdances.

Sonichu 17/03/02(Thu)12:26 No. 762981

That is a problem with bitcoin adoption, not bitcoin itself. Black-market street-dealing is a traditionally low-tech industry. You can use bitcoin to buy weed from certain online dealers and it wouldn't surprise me if technologically-inclined sellers in places that have legalized marijuana are taking bitcoin. Street dealers however are typically not using a computer for their banking; they rely on a system that is completely record-free for security. Does your dealer accept American Express? No. Does that mean credit cards are monopoly money? No.

Believe it or not, there's actually somone making physical bitcoins but their value is so high (1 BTC == 1,229.14 USD at this moment) they are not practical for use in trades. In fact, physical currency is already outdated. We've been using credit and debit cards in place of cash for decades now and we know it costs more than a penny to make a penny. We can even make a card in one country use it in another, because currency is not dollars or euros but simply data in a network. In theory, a debit card from a BTC-based bank would work just as well as any other and no one would ever have to know your savings are in crypto-currency.

Sazpaimon 17/03/02(Thu)12:28 No. 762982

Egad, which game? They all look pretty awful to be honest; but the only one I've played was SNES's Crossroads of Time.

N3X15 17/03/03(Fri)05:43 No. 762990

Politics...as they should bb. Bring the power & the money back to the States

Steve 17/03/03(Fri)05:51 No. 762991

>> um I'm OK with that or any tokenized card is OK too

Anonymous 17/03/03(Fri)11:07 No. 762998

Don't you hate it when you get the munchies and can't buy any with your buttcoins?

Sazpaimon 17/03/03(Fri)14:18 No. 763000

If I had the munchies, and bitcoins, I'd go to Subway.

herp 17/03/04(Sat)06:27 No. 763022

You're going to fly all the way to Allentown to buy a sandwich?

Just how stoned are you?

herp 17/03/19(Sun)10:47 No. 763411

Cars, no.

Quadcopter fast food delivery? Yeah, man!

N3X15 17/03/23(Thu)07:58 No. 763487


Site is 404

W. T. Snacks 17/03/24(Fri)09:16 No. 763510

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Read up on Blockchain and it's various (more efficient) uses.

[tags4lyf]PEARS 17/03/24(Fri)09:22 No. 763512

You missed the point of it being a perfect example of OP's post being applied though, whether you think it's practical. It is an implementation of blockchain/decentralized technology being applied. Your personal opinion on bitcoin itself was pretty irrelevant.

tee 17/03/25(Sat)10:37 No. 763562

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You sound upset that you can't spend your butt coins anywhere useful and instead can only talk about how great they are and how they're going to be even better in the future because of technological reasons that are completely divorced from reality.

derp 17/03/25(Sat)12:47 No. 763564

You subhuman brain-damaged pile of dung, we've already been over this. >>763000

Kill yourself. Stop posting. Don't reply. I don't care if you agree or disagree, you need to die right now, before anyone else gets sucked in to your idiocy.

O.P. 17/03/25(Sat)17:01 No. 763569

Yep, you're definitely mad that your buttcoins are worthless and are simply a tenet of your religious ideology than anything approaching a means of purchasing goods and services.

I'd say you should kill yourself to insure you don't breed and spread your genetic disorders to others, but you and I both know there's no chance of you ever having sex without paying for it. And you can't pay for it in buttcoins either because prostitutes only accept actual currencies.

tee 17/03/25(Sat)19:47 No. 763572

Consider sex with children. Just CONSIDER it. sage

herp 17/03/27(Mon)08:59 No. 763631

Children accept buttcoins as payment for sex?

They would be the only ones.

Spider Expert 17/04/15(Sat)23:47 No. 764216

Mere eddies in the river of progress.

OP 17/04/16(Sun)01:30 No. 764222

Why are you so butthurt over cryptocurrency?

It's happening. Deal with it.

4chan user 17/04/16(Sun)03:14 No. 764226

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>Deal with it

Twincess Applesparkle Rainbowfly 17/04/16(Sun)08:30 No. 764231

I know, change is hard.

Optimus Prime 17/04/16(Sun)11:03 No. 764233

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Change isn't hard.

What's hard is some people can't see the writing on the wall, that cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are a niche and becoming less, not more, accepted.

What you have is a pseudo-currency bubble of people investing, not because they can do anything with it, but because they think it's going to go up in value faster than any other investment they could make. When it crashes, and it will crash since there's nothing propping it up except unfounded expectations of monumental gains, they'll end up cashing out in droves to get what little value remains of their investment. At that point the only people keeping it going are people who support it, not because it's useful, but because it's a tenet of their religion.

In other words, please see a doctor about your autism.

p4ch3c0 17/04/16(Sun)16:22 No. 764239

I'm sorry you had to reply, but I understand how hard it is to let go and accept reality when you're so committed to living in a fantasy.

We're way past the point where fear, uncertainty, and doubt could undo what is being done with bitcoin. The last chance for that was the fall of Mt.Gox and look how little it impacted development. It might not be bitcoin itself that is the future of money, but cryptocurrency isn't going away just because it makes you feel sexually insecure.

poe 17/04/16(Sun)19:53 No. 764243

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Homicide 17/04/16(Sun)23:42 No. 764246

wow look how many people adopted bitcoin over the dollar. move over, federal reserve: this hot new pseudo-anonymous government destabilizing computer-based point system is totally being used at all the mainstream retailers by the common man. it's the new sensation that's sweeping the nation: bitcoin!

Reimu Hakurei 17/04/17(Mon)08:11 No. 764288

It must be terrifying to live with so little understanding of modern currency.

I see why it scares you.

Spiderman 17/04/17(Mon)19:32 No. 764333

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Wow, you really are delusional.

See, this is why we know this isn't a matter of fact for you, but a religious tenet.

r000t 17/04/17(Mon)20:18 No. 764336

You're attacking the person and not their claim. Good thing you had a gif to go with it, or maybe that wouldn't have worked.

That being said, if you want to see something resembling cryptocurrency achieve widespread normalfag adoption you'll need a version which allows for some asshole to profit and also contains secret government backdoors. It'll suck and be nothing like you had imagined, but that happens all the time: compare Napster and Limewire with iTunes and Spotify.

O.P. 17/04/17(Mon)20:47 No. 764337

not that guy, but buttcoins are way too finite and unregulated. Not to mention getting their start as a black market currency.

so unless buying malaysian children becomes mainstream, i dont think so.

OP 17/04/18(Tue)04:46 No. 764362

So "scares" is not attacking the other person?

I will never understand this. Someone attacks another guy, that guy responds, and inevitably someone yells at the guy who was attacked. Why the airwolf shouldn't they respond in kind? The guy who took the conversation to the low road is the one to bitch at.

He-Man 17/04/18(Tue)06:08 No. 764370

My "attacks" are deliberately ad-hominem.
>>764288 >>764239 >>764231 >>764222
The primary flaw in the opposition's argument being the opposition's idiocy, no reasonable strategy is of any use anyway. Don't forget to sage!

derp 17/04/20(Thu)01:27 No. 764462

>Don't forget to sage!
But I prefer your idiotic clinging to buttcoins with all the fervor of a religious fanatic to be brought to the attention of everyone instead of languishing at the bottom pages, mere days/weeks/months/years away from extinction.

Brony 17/04/20(Thu)13:52 No. 764477

>your idiotic clinging
>brought to the attention of everyone
>>762935 >>762998 >>763562 >>763569 >>764233
I'd be embarrassed to post such fundamental lack of understanding of the topic, even on an anonymous imageboard. Lucky for me, I'm not you.

Fortunately, it isn't necessary for you to understand what is happening out there in the world. The world will keep spinning without you. How is it you ever learned to use a computer? I guess they are selling them even in backwater redneck hick towns these days. By all means, go on thinking cash is "real money" and that it's ok to marry your sister. You exist as a subset of the modern system, and it will always have some use for you.

4chan user 17/04/21(Fri)18:04 No. 764549

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I'd be embarrassed to post such fundamental display of autism, even on an anonymous imageboard. Lucky for me, I'm not you.

Fortunately, it isn't necessary for you to understand what is happening out there in the real world. The world will keep spinning without you or your pseudo-currency that isn't accepted by anyone. How is it you have internet access? You can't have a job, nobody's going to pay someone like you to blather on about buttcoins all day like they're a cure for cancer. Is mommy still paying (using that thing you hate so much that she gets from working, that can be used to purchase goods & services, which exists in a distinct and separate category from buttcoins) for internet access and power so you can, quite literally, waste her life away trying to mine buttcoins? You exist as an evolutionary dead-end, of no use to anyone at any time except as the subject of a paper or member of a study about autism.

Please do us all a favor and bring an end your family's long suffering over your existence.

Response showing that you have no ability to understand the viewpoint of any other human in 3... 2...

4chan user 17/04/21(Fri)19:41 No. 764556

This dude is right.

Another part of the explanation: during the 60's the increase of technological innovation had pretty much plateaued after rising exponentially for some time, but due to the accomplishments in the space race (which was in fact thanks to the combining of already invented technologies) people generally thought that it was still rising. Thus they wrongly assumed we would have flying cars by now, instead we got video game and movie simulations of flying cars.

Reimu Hakurei 17/05/08(Mon)08:46 No. 765336

Youtube  "The distribution walls had come down."

Lorf 17/05/09(Tue)10:14 No. 765372

>community politics

I don't see what's wrong with bigger blocks.

Sure, running a node would get harder, but transactions would be easier, and that's the important part, right?

ian 17/05/28(Sun)08:44 No. 767180

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