Book Review: AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley, and the New World Order Author: Kai-Fu Lee Overview Kai-Fu Lee provides an insightful look at the global AI arms race and examines why China is positioned to become a superpower in artificial intelligence. Lee draws from his unique experience working in both the US and China’s tech […]
Networks Like Lightning Are Lighting Up Bitcoin’s Future Introduction Dearest readers, it pains me to witness the mischaracterization of our Bitcoin by doomsayers who fail to see its true potential. As your concerned hodler, I am here to shed light on the reality and dispel the rumors that obscure it. Let wisdom and nuance guide
Literature Review: To support the argument, this research will draw upon various economic and historical perspectives. Key texts that will be explored include: "The Theory of Money and Credit. "Human Action: A Treatise on Economics. "The Case for Gold. "Free to Choose: A Personal Statement. "What Has Government Done to Our Money?. Methodology: This module
Implementing a Self-Hosted Infrastructure with pfSense, Librem Mini, and VLAN Switch Transitioning to a self-hosted infrastructure provides several key advantages for organizations and individuals looking to take control of their technology stack: Network Infrastructure: pfSense Router: Model: Protectli Vault FW4B – 4 Port, Firewall Micro Appliance/Mini PC CPU: Intel Celeron RAM: 4GB Storage: 32GB SSD
Empowering the World with PiVPN on Hardware Donations 🌍 By leveraging donated used workstations, we can make powerful impacts enhancing privacy and access globally. 💻Fast Freedom Portals Setup Optiplex/Thinkcentre nodes with PiVPN in censored lands for high-speed internet Leverage remaining RAM/CPU for applications like full Bitcoin nodes 💾Massive Data Syncing Connect globespanning PiVPN mesh for
LBTC wallets utilizing multisignature (multisig) protocols offer unparalleled security for digital asset holdings. By requiring multiple private keys to authorize transactions, multisig wallets mitigate vulnerabilities inherent in single-signature wallets, providing robust protection against theft and loss. This advanced functionality arises from a novel application of an ancient security technique used to safeguard precious artifacts. Compared
The Push for Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) and Mises’ Teachings The managerial class’s push for Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) is indeed an interesting phenomenon that requires thorough examination. In the context of Ludwig von Mises’ teachings, it is essential to critically evaluate the potential implications and consequences that such initiatives may bring. Sound
A purely peer-to-peer version of electronic cash would allow online payments to be sent directly from one party to another without going through a financial institution. Digital signatures provide part of the solution, but the main benefits are lost if a trusted third party is still required to prevent double-spending. We propose a solution to the double-spending problem using a peer-to-peer network. The network timestamps transactions by hashing them into an ongoing chain of hash-based proof-of-work, forming a record that cannot be changed without redoing the proof-of-work. The longest chain not only serves as proof of the sequence of events witnessed, but proof that it came from the largest pool of CPU power. As long as a majority of CPU power is controlled by nodes that are not cooperating to attack the network, they’ll generate the longest chain and outpace attackers. The network itself requires minimal structure. Messages are broadcast on a best effort basis, and nodes can leave and rejoin the network at will, accepting the longest proof-of-work chain as proof of what happened while they were gone.