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How Little We Know About The Weather

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It may come as a surprise to many, but modern science has very little to say about most of the weather we observe on a daily basis.  Here are a few quotes to demonstrate what I’m talking about. “Scientists are still puzzled as to what triggers a spark during a thunderstorm. The latest attempt to…

What Quantum Mechanics Says About Conciousness

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“Science vs. religion is a very recent forced choice that the founders of quantum mechanics would have never recognized, much less accepted.” - Juan Miguel Marin “The full meaning of life, the collective meaning of all human desires, is fundamentally a mystery beyond our grasp. As a young man, I chafed at this state of affairs.…

Domestic Spying: Stellar Wind Is Watching You Through A PRISM

For those of you who are still unaware, the Washington Post and the Guardian released stories yesterday claiming that an anonymous NSA official released information to them about a secret wiretapping system called the PRISM / US-984XN.  This system ties into virtually every major email and social media provider, allowing NSA officials to view every electronic transaction a…

Using The Nash Equilibrium and Mutually Assured Destruction To Bypass Bitcoin Currency Exchanges

A fascinating concept has been created by software developer Seong Yup Yoo.  Mr. Yoo has created a website that allows people to exchange fiat money for Bitcoins directly with each other without having to use a third party exchange. He has accomplished this task by incorporating the concepts of mutually assured destruction and the Nash equilibrium. The problem…

The Bitcoin Crash – What Happened?

Read this article on PolicyMic. A major correction in Bitcoin prices occurred today, with the price plummeting from a high of $266 to a low of $105, last time I looked, it was back above $170 and climbing. In this article, I would like to discuss why this occurred and what it means for the…