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Comment Re:I admire their spunk, but... (Score 0) 275

How did you write such a long and seemingly well thought out response when you know so little about this subject? The mining is essentially the transaction log of all bitcoins. In addition to that being a beneficial side-effect, it's an extremely elegant solution to the problem of a centralized clearing house.

Comment Re:laptop desktop for business? (Score 1) 645

I'm responding from an airport lounge after two weeks in a different country with no permanent office. I do this every three to four weeks. Any more questions?

I was referring to the apples to oranges argument of desktops to laptops that this article seems to make. I understand that laptops are portable computers.

Real Programs don't use shared text. Otherwise, how can they use functions for scratch space after they are finished calling them?