Sure, have the "freedom" to start your own (possibly unprofitable) business by not having to worry about pesky bills and responsibilities.
Slashdot has ads?
The only crypto currency is one which is not traceable. interchangeable, and infinitely divisible - gold or silver or similar. Anything backed by the whim of the government can be tracked, or revoked by the same government.
Why do you think Iran was laughing all the way to the (gold) bank when we kicked them out of the SWIFT wire network? Now they can trade oil for gold bars and the gold bars for uranium, and there's no tracing it.
Why is someone's worth measured in how much he helps others? Why is helping people a virtue, as long as its not yourself?
Right - so whats the systemic problem? Under-educated politicians? A culture which dismisses individual achievement and hard science?
Bandwidth and CPU power have increased to the point where pervasive surveillance is achievable by government bodies. That will never change, unless you use a new Internet - which will run on the same compromised layer-1 system.
If you have a PEBKAC error torch your array, you can have a PEBKAC error with your backups.
The plea began to hammer progressively louder upon the desk of the Unification Board, from all parts of a country ravaged by unemployment, and neither the pleaders nor the Board dared to add the dangerous words which the cry was implying: "Give us men of ability!"
Why is it so hard to find talented people?
How's your own medicine taste now?
1) China has successfully tested the ability of their stealth interceptor to take down a plane.
2) China demonstrates near-instantaneous ICBM launch capability.
Full of hipsters, "Makers" and trashy music.
The more you tighten your grip, the more will slip through your fingers.
Anyone else read that as "Shoggoth" and assume THATS how they came to Earth?
For systemd to appear anywhere there has to be a benefit, and there isn't one.
"The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel."
Sounds like a wonderful place. I'll take 2 derms and slot a couple of 'softs, please.