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  1. Matthew Davidson mjd

    "Anyone can create money; the problem lies in getting it accepted." # Hyman Minsky http://neweconomicperspectives.org/2011/06/modern-money-theory-primer-on.html http://ur1.ca/qp3jl

    about 16 hours ago from web in context
  2. Matthew Davidson mjd

    @strypey Accepting taxes in # would be insane. It would mean surrendering the ability to use the monetary system to achieve public policy objectives. It'd be like joining a monetary union in the absence of political union. Who would do that? Oh, wait…

    about 4 days ago from web in context
  3. Matthew Davidson mjd

    @luke Ah, there you go: what's left of Cyclone Debbie will shortly end up in #, an exhausted and harmless shadow of its former self. As did we all. https://www.coffscoastadvocate.com.au/news/ex-tropical-cyclone-debbie-to-bring-heavy-rain-to-/3160412/

    about 20 hours ago from web in context
  4. Matthew Davidson mjd

    @strypey I used to be in the # This was one of the contributing factors in deciding to chuck it in: http://www.iww.org/guides/branch/socialmedia

    about a month ago from web in context
  5. Matthew Davidson mjd

    #: "Another approach [to #] would be to design more bespoke software instead of running generic versions of the free, open-source Linux operating system." https://theconversation.com/could-your-kettle-bring-down-the-internet-67650

    about 2 days ago from web in context
  6. Matthew Davidson mjd

    @strypey Money is _used_ in exchange, & also as a store of wealth, but neither is what money _is_. Money is an accounting credit. It's useful to hold & accepted in payment because it has a killer app - eg. the ability to settle taxes. #, at any price, is not money. #

    about 4 days ago from web in context
  7. Matthew Davidson mjd

    @tregeagle As I've said, # is an unacknowledged reboot of the Tomorrow People. They live in #, yet nobody has five cars on the front lawn; no negotiations about who's picking who up when; everybody gets about effortlessly. They all have jaunt belts!

    about 9 days ago from web in context
  8. Matthew Davidson mjd

    @tregeagle #: arrive with a spouse, end up with a cellmate.

    about 18 days ago from web in context
  9. ruben h tregeagle

    @mjd Our neighbour is having one of her screaming fits, interspersed with extreme swearing. Her hubby and her have the kind of toxic relationship that could only exist in modern #

    about 18 days ago from web at 30°17'51"S 153°5'49"E in context
  10. Matthew Davidson mjd

    Was going to mow the lawn, but new neighbour has just started with a much larger and louder electric mower than ours. I'll have knee-high grass before admitting to being outclassed in plastic power tools! #

    about 19 days ago from web in context
  11. Matthew Davidson mjd

    @luke Hate the bloody things. In dial-up days I had an old 286 under a desk as modem/router. Kept running out of disk space, though. #'s packages.tgz file was larger than the software running on it.

    about 13 days ago from web in context
  12. Matthew Davidson mjd

    Never try to play "worst job I ever had" against Sean Spicer. You can measure his hair loss in hourly increments. I hear he drinks only Mylanta and brandy. http://edition.cnn.com/2017/03/13/politics/sean-spicer-donald-trump-wiretapping/

    about 14 days ago from web
  13. clacke clacke

    Anime is real. Here is Princess Mononoke.


    about 17 days ago from social.heldscal.la
  14. ruben h tregeagle

    She's still screaming at him. I have to admire the fortitude of her larynx.

    about 18 days ago from web at 30°17'51"S 153°5'49"E in context
  15. Matthew Davidson mjd

    The Birmingham Six, Guildford Four, the #, and censorship. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbcsOzmVmy0

    about 19 days ago from web in context
  16. Matthew Davidson mjd

    Is it just me, or does "digital strategist" just sound like a really determined nose-picker?

    about a month ago from web in context
  17. Bob Jonkman bobjonkman

    The year is 50 B.C. Gaul is entirely occupied by the Romans. Well not entirely! One small village of indomitable Gauls still holds out against the invaders. And then the murders begin.

    about 21 days ago from sn.jonkman.ca in context
  18. Matthew Davidson mjd

    @tregeagle "Medical Devices Are the Next Security Nightmare" https://www.wired.com/2017/03/medical-devices-next-security-nightmare/ (via #)

    about 22 days ago from web in context
  19. Matthew Davidson mjd

    Nice to know that chaos cuts every which way. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/donald-trump-pharma-stock-prices-pfizer-merck-co-amgen-shares-plummet-drop-tweet-drugs-us-president-a7616566.html #

    about 22 days ago from web
  20. Matthew Davidson mjd

    # drinking-related violence falls: "People now know to behave when they're going out." I no longer recognise this town. All the old traditions are dying out. https://www.coffscoastadvocate.com.au/news/coffs-drinking-related-violence-falls-at-establish/3151793/

    about 23 days ago from web in context