14 Oct '13, 4pm

What can bitcoin learn from the failure of ‘global’ language Esperanto?

It’s said that making economic policy is like trying to steer a car looking only in the rear-view mirror. Unsurprisingly, this can lead to some pretty spectacular crashes. It’s this trickiness of trying to predict the future relying on not-strictly-comparable historical precedents that makes economic forecasting such an inexact science. But if it’s difficult to predict how the market’s going to behave with stacks of historical data to help, how much harder is it when there’s no precedent at all? That’s the situation that faced investors during the dotcom boom in the late nineties and is facing them again with bitcoin and the advent of virtual currencies. A quick look at the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index for the past six months gives a pretty good indication of how much uncertainty there is out there. Without a clear precedent to turn to for bitcoin in the world of finance, ...

Full article: http://www.coindesk.com/can-bitcoin-learn-failure-global-...

Tweets

@DomainVeggies Think you can help with my domai...

afternic.com 18 Oct '13, 11pm

Your browser is severely outdated and is not supported by Afternic's advanced functionality. Please upgrade or change to a...

What we can learn from the first genetically engineered food

What we can learn from the first genetically en...

treehugger.com 14 Oct '13, 10pm

Amidst the debates over GMO labeling laws, it's a good moment to take a look a the first genetically engineered food. This...

Natural Decaffeination Explained | Learn

Natural Decaffeination Explained | Learn

counterculturecoffee.com 15 Oct '13, 3am

Lovers of decaffeinated coffee drink coffee because, more than anything, they love the flavor. We feel a particular respon...

How to get paid in Bitcoin for taking off your clothes on the Internet

How to get paid in Bitcoin for taking off your ...

businessinsider.com 15 Oct '13, 1am

Flickr, CC / brh_images See Also 2 Companies Team Up To Start A Book-Delivery-By-Drone Business CoinX Is A New Bitcoin Exc...

If you want to learn the cheeky sexy brazilian samba, I start teaching a new samba beginners course at Latin...

If you want to learn the cheeky sexy brazilian ...

latinmotion.com.au 13 Oct '13, 11am

School of the 6 Time World Salsa Champions Our Dance Classes will make you look good & feel good on the dance floor. Sydne...

Bitcoin fuels author’s first “masterpiece”

Bitcoin fuels author’s first “masterpiece”

coindesk.com 14 Oct '13, 10am

“Fat Fred and the case of the multiplying candy tickets” isn’t a book that’s been written yet, but Spencer Hanson thinks y...

A map of the world showing #bitcoin transaction...

pingcoin.slezica.me 21 Oct '13, 6am

Written by slezica and eordano © 2013 Tips @ 1Ksy5mTDsFVaXh9u63hLg9na5frW2veV7b

Multi Language Site’s Ttile Issue in Google

forums.seochat.com 14 Oct '13, 8am

Multi Language Site's Ttile Issue in Google Site has two language versions and site's English version www.mihnati.com/EN/ ...

Real-time ranking of Bitcoin vs. Leading Global Payment Networks. Beautiful Data. #bitcoin

Real-time ranking of Bitcoin vs. Leading Global...

coinometrics.com 18 Oct '13, 1pm

This is a metric calculating the average daily transaction volume on the Bitcoin protocol in US Dollars. The measure is a ...

Feds would like to shut down Bitcoin — but can ...

youtube.com 15 Oct '13, 7pm

Close Your browser is not supported by YouTube and it needs to be updated. Learn more . Feds would like to shut down Bitco...

Bitcoin vs. the Dollar

twitter.com 13 Oct '13, 1pm

When you tweet with a location, Twitter stores that location. You can switch location on/off before each Tweet and always ...

Is Bitcoin the future of money?

Is Bitcoin the future of money?

techlife.net 18 Oct '13, 6am

Bitcoin prospectors don’t use traditional mining equipment, of course. Gaming graphics cards are often the tool of choice....

#bitcoin

#bitcoin

news.nationalgeographic.com 15 Oct '13, 4pm

After the feds seized and shuttered Silk Road, an online marketplace for illegal drugs, earlier this month, some technolog...

Chinese internet giant Baidu starts accepting bitcoin

Chinese internet giant Baidu starts accepting b...

coindesk.com 15 Oct '13, 4pm

Search engine giant Baidu has announced it is now accepting payment in bitcoin for its Jiasule service, which improves web...

#peakoil Global Population: What Will Become of...

peakoil.com 13 Oct '13, 1pm

Everywhere he visits has population problems. In the Philippines, the Catholic Church has long vetoed family-planning prov...