Stages of coping with Half-life: Alyx
youtube.com/watch?v=ilk-6zD3M0

1. Excitement, because 'duh! (and about time, right?)
2. Saddnes, 'cos VR-only
3. ..but drooling anyways

Round 2 of protests against our oligarch-billionaire prime minister, who is in massive conflict of interest, serving his business instead of CZ people.

bloomberg.com/news/articles/20

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It's now been 3 weeks since the launch of Particl's Open Marketplace and it's been growing nicely. But...what's next?

Get all the latest info in this new #marketplace dev update/roadmap on #Particl's blog πŸ“

Spoiler alert: it's getting VERY exciting! 🀩

πŸ‘‰ particl.news/the-open-marketpl

Embracing Dark Mode on the
ryanthomson.net/articles/embra

How to detect user's OS light/dark theme preference β†’ color your website accordingly via or .

I was really suprised, that it detected my dark theme on Linux! Definitely implementing this on my next site!

When money isn't real – the $10,000 experiment:
youtube.com/watch?v=_VB39Jo8mA

Adam Carroll's approach to teaching his kids about by playing Monopoly with real . Also about the problems of money abstraction and how it destroys today's youth.

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Imagine you could go online shopping like this 😎

- Smaller prices πŸ›
- Fraud & data protection πŸ”
- Buy and sell anything without leaving a trace πŸ‘€
- Pay no fee πŸ™…β€β™‚οΈ
- Earn passive income πŸ’Έ

Shop online the smart way & get started with Particl now!

particl.io/marketplace

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Great piece today on Hackernoon πŸ’»

"(Particl) is taking the best parts of the Bitcoin network and adding them to a scalable and privacy focused network that allows developers to create powerful dApps. Think along the lines of a network that is the product of Bitcoin, Ethereum and Monero all rolled into one."

#Particl = #Bitcoin + #Ethereum + #Monero
πŸ”

hackernoon.com/blockchain-netw

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#RingCT & #Bulletproofs are now available for everyone on the #Bitcoin codebase with Particl! πŸ”₯

Get every bit of info you need regarding today's mainnet #hardfork and learn the best #privacy practices by clicking the link below.

πŸ‘‰ particl.news/ringct-bulletproo

#PrivacyCoin #BUIDL

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Cool Cactus-Tetris setup with cinder blocks!
youtube.com/watch?v=5_1n2CPEct

That would be it. Now I just need to own some place where I could emerge this..

Still one of my most favourite talks from :

Bio-hacking: Overcoming programmed ideologies by Amin Rafiee - youtube.com/watch?v=bQZcyKtkAe

Dilemma: /e/ @e_mydata or for my OnePlus 5?

I'm currently rocking debloated OxygenOS via xXx NoLimits ROM.

I've heard some people are unable to install some banking apps on /e/ etc. – is that a big issue on /e/?

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At /e/ we had lots of discussion about Telegram vs Signal vs ... But I must say that the best IM secured service in my opinion is @delta

Delta Chat is using emails to transport instant messages: it's fully decentralized, heavily encrypted and you can reach any contact πŸ˜€

That's a great design.

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How PayPal’s New Refund Policy Is Killing Small Businesses
β†’ particl.news/how-paypals-new-r

What has #PayPal done to stir the ire of small #business owners the world over who depend on their service to process payments?

How to Live Without Google and Other Evil Tech Giants – impressive collection of resources for all trying to break ties to the big tech:
write.privacytools.io/paulakre

"[..] a good monetary system should be robust to changes in political moods. A cashless monetary system is less resistant to both the tyranny of the majority and shifts towards authoritarianism."

uncommoncore.co/bitcoin-is-a-h

I loudly applaud the rise of projects that make self-hosting apps & services easy!

– freedombox.org (found out today about this one)
– yunohost.org
– sandstorm.io
– know about others? share!

Self-hosting is made more accessible day by day, even for non-techies. Decentralize!

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Particl Open Marketplace Alpha V2.0 Release
β†’ particl.news/particl-open-mark

It’s finally here! The #Particl Open #Marketplace Alpha V2.0 has just been released on Github and is now available for all to play with.

This version is going to be unlike other testnet versions we’ve seen in the recent past!

#decentralized #ecommerce #cryptocurrency

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