Bitcoin

It seems that Economic uncertainty and currency instability may be they forces rocket propelling us into the Digital Currency Age much sooner than we expected.

China has been aggressively buying bitcoin during its times of economic instability.

Venezuela’s currency was collapsing,  and bitcoin price suddenly surged as a result.

Due to Trump’s election, the stock market is surging, but so is the price of bitcoin, so it seems there are equal parts optimist and pessimist investing in the American economy,

and we can’t really have any idea what that means, but it can never be a good sign when  large portion of the wealthy start securing their fortunes in a private and digital safe haven.

Oh and let us not forget about the Brexit, it seems the amount of Euros being transferred into bitcoin is surging as well.

http://www.cryptocoincharts.info/pair/btc/usd/bitfinex/10-days

XBT
1
Bitcoins
Flag of USD
USD
715.63
1 XBT = 715.629 USD
Flag of EUR
EUR
660.66
1 XBT = 660.657 EUR
Flag of GBP
GBP
567.94
1 XBT = 567.941 GBP
Flag of CAD
CAD
967.05
1 XBT = 967.049 CAD
Flag of AUD
AUD
947.22
1 XBT = 947.222 AUD
Flag of RUB
RUB
47,245.10
1 XBT = 47245.1 RUB
Flag of JPY
JPY
76,332.50
1 XBT = 76332.5 JPY
Flag of INR
INR
48,459.70
1 XBT = 48459.7 INR
Flag of BGN
BGN
1,288.35
1 XBT = 1288.35 BGN
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My LEGO “Winter” Village.

I put this together last Christmas on O’ahu. The Xmas lights are actually a flashing led necklace, so they actually flash.

 

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Cool DIY Project.

diy-paper-wallet_37

Lifehack: Transform a Starbucks paper bag into a fully functional wallet!

I think I am going to try to make one of these this weekend. It looks really cool. I will try to add a layer of aluminum foil to protect from RFID attacks.

and here is a link to a video of how to do it. My Mom used to do someting similar for book-covers, they are very durable. Love this.

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one class down, two more to go.

Online college is way more work than I thought it would be.

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Terrible Game

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[Event “Mechanics’ Summer TNM; G/2”]
[Site “San Francisco”]
[Date “2016.06.28”]
[Round “6.40”]
[White “Ayinala, Nihar”]
[Black “Harris III, William”]
[Result “1-0”]
[WhiteElo “1227”]
[PlyCount “71”]
[EventDate “2016.??.??”]

1. c4 Nf6 2. Nc3 g6 3. g3 Bg7 4. Bg2 O-O 5. e3 d6 6. Nge2 Nc6 7. O-O e5 8. d4
Bg4 9. h3 Bxe2 10. Nxe2 e4 11. b3 Nb4 12. Ba3 Nd3 13. Bxe4 Nxe4 14. Qxd3 Ng5
15. h4 Ne6 16. Rad1 Re8 17. Bb2 d5 18. Bc3 g5 19. hxg5 Nxg5 20. Kg2 Qd7 21. Rh1
Re6 22. Nf4 Rh6 23. Rxh6 Bxh6 24. Rh1 Qg4 25. Rxh6 Qf3+ 26. Kg1 Ne4 27. Qe2
Qxe2 28. Nxe2 Kg7 29. Rh2 Rg8 30. cxd5 Ng5 31. Kg2 Rd8 32. Nf4 c5 33. dxc6 bxc6
34. d5+ Kg8 35. dxc6 Rc8 36. Nd5 1-0

[/pgn]

 

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AArrgghhh!!!

http://en.lichess.org/QlxahYlC#1

worst game ever

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This game was embarrasing.

mci-tnm-053116

 

http://en.lichess.org/6NwrIvUP/black#0

All week I have been happy that I won my last Chess Game at the Mechanic’s Chess Institute Tuesday Night Marathon, but I was too busy until today to do a computer analysis of my game. I ran it today, um…and I sucked. Seriously, I should not have won, and the computer had me pegged to lose for 75% of the game, it was literally a game of blunders and counter-blunders.

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