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+ - Cryptocurrency based basic income program started in Finland

Submitted by jovius
jovius (974690) writes "Krypto Fin ry, the association behind Fimkrypto cryptocurrency (FIMK), has started to provide each registered Finnish citizen a payment of 1000 FIMK per month in December. 1000 FIMK equals few $.10 at the moment, and a bit over 100 people has registered so far. The registration is free.

FIMK is based on NXT 2nd generation crypto system; the add-ons and development making it into 2.5G. The roadmap includes payment cards and other technology to enable easier exchange between fiat currencies, FIMK, Bitcoins and others. Krypto Fin ry received 533 BTC in initial donations last Summer. FIMK can be traded for example on DGEX, and it's also a valid payment method in few stores in Finland."

Comment: Re:Various hacking tools? (Score 1) 224

by jovius (#48460297) Attached to: Top Counter-Strike Players Embroiled In Hacking Scandal

Why think only offensive, when things could be really interesting with the possibility to code algorithmic defensive mechanisms. The execution time of the hacks on the server could be adjustable and be protected from hacking. That would allow for human reactions to come into play. Besides the actual weapon systems could be programmable, but this is not the traditional Counter-Strike anymore I guess.

Comment: Re: Ommmmm... (Score 1) 335

Except for example in the case where the said memories and the material for you to realize your existence are being fed to you, without you realizing that, from a cyclical tape storage of your existence. It doesn't really even matter if it's on reverse. But yes, it's the moment of now that spans the entire universe.

Comment: Re:Diversity is best (Score 1) 399

by jovius (#48189477) Attached to: NASA's HI-SEAS Project Results Suggests a Women-Only Mars Crew

I suggest all robot crew. Telepresence capabilities and careful modelling and tracking of the environment will enable pseudo-realtime exploration on Mars. This is possible now.

If a crew is sent I wonder if actually a bisexual polyamorous crew would be the most cohesive. The less defences the better I guess?

Comment: Re:Shorter Slashdot wingnuts: (Score 1) 423

by jovius (#48073653) Attached to: Past Measurements May Have Missed Massive Ocean Warming

It should be noted also that the so called skeptics only come about when there's a news release of the climate change science, but they never come up with original science by themselves. There's a reason for that however: the big climate conspiracy and censorship. No way it's about the quality of the counter-arguing papers. Cognitive dissonance at its finest.

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