| Money Talk|| Predict the 12/31/2014 bitcoin price (plus 2013 year in review) - WikiTiger on 1/2/14 at 9:19 am|
Bitcoin began 2013 valued at approximately $13.30 on MtGox*.
Bitcoin ended 2013 valued at approximately $815.00 on MtGox.
That is an increase of 6027.82%.
What do you think a bitcoin will be worth at the end of 12/31/2014?
My prediction: $5250.00
Cutoff date for predictio...
| Political Talk|| Where does the US Constitution give the Federal government the power - WikiTiger on 12/2/13 at 9:46 pm|
to regulate air drone commerce? Specifically air drone commerce that never crosses a state border.
As I understand it, Amazon is currently prohibited from using their drone technology to deliver packages until the FAA updates the regulations to allow it, which is expected sometime in the next yea...
| Political Talk|| How Football Fleeces Taxpayers - WikiTiger on 12/2/13 at 7:03 pm|
[link=(http://reason.com/reasontv/2013/12/02/the-king-of-sports-gregg-easterbrook-tac)]How Football Fleeces Taxpayers[/link]
This ought to be an interesting topic on this site.
[quote]Whether you like football or not - whether you've ever bought a ticket to a high school, college, or NFL...
| O-T Lounge|| College kid gets bitcoin sign on ESPN - Bitcoin community tips him over $25,000 - WikiTiger on 11/30/13 at 5:16 pm|
Here's a link showing the bitcoin wallet and all the transactions he received after getting on TV:
| Movie/TV Board|| TV Is Dying, And Here Are The Stats That Prove It - WikiTiger on 11/24/13 at 12:01 pm|
[link=(http://www.businessinsider.com/cord-cutters-and-the-death-of-tv-2013-11)]TV Is Dying, And Here Are The Stats That Prove It[/link]
this shouldn't surprise anyone here, but the charts are still interesting to look at.
| Political Talk|| US Senate virtual currency live hearing on C-SPAN - WikiTiger on 11/18/13 at 2:06 pm|
Thought some of y'all might be interested in this....
| Political Talk|| Interpret this Senator's statement regarding drugs and policy - WikiTiger on 11/6/13 at 2:49 pm|
[link=(http://www.hsgac.senate.gov/media/majority-media/chairman-carper-statement-on-the-unveiling-of-the-so-called-silk-road-20-website)]Chairman Carper statement on the unveiling of the so-called “Silk Road 2.0” website[/link]
[quote]“This new website – launched barely a month after Federal age...
| Political Talk|| Silicon Valley's Ultimate Exit - WikiTiger on 11/2/13 at 11:44 am|
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOubCHLXT6A)]Silicon Valley's Ultimate Exit[/link]
This is an amazing 15 minute talk that discusses some very important concepts that will be coming into their own in the near future, but also that have existed throughout time.
The concept of voice vs. e...
| Movie/TV Board|| PTA's "The Master" - WikiTiger on 10/20/13 at 7:33 pm|
Someone help me out here.
Normally I love this kind of stuff. PTA is one of my favorite filmmakers of all time. I count "Magnolia" as one of my all-time favorite films. I love pretentious crap like this.
But I just finished "The Master" and I did not like it at all.
I don't know if I jus...
| Political Talk|| IBM's Watson wants to fix America's doctor shortage - WikiTiger on 10/15/13 at 5:58 pm|
[link=(http://www.theverge.com/2013/10/15/4837828/ibms-watson-wants-to-fix-americas-doctor-shortage)]IBM's Watson wants to fix America's doctor shortage: The supercomputer's greatest opponent may be the American healthcare system[/link]
We had an epic debate thread here a few months back discus...
| O-T Lounge|| Any Arduino fans here? I need some advice/guidance - WikiTiger on 10/10/13 at 4:33 pm|
I'm about to start an Arduino project (my first) and I'm still in the research and planning phase. I'm quite a good coder so that part doesn't bother me at all, but I have trouble finding info on all the different pieces of hardware, different models, this standard, that standard, this connector, t...
| Political Talk|| Biggest state propaganda victories? - WikiTiger on 10/9/13 at 6:08 pm|
-the state is necessary and without it chaos and violence ("anarchy" according to the state) will break out
-taxation is not theft
-it's normal for children to be educated by the state and children who are educated at home by their parents are "weird," socially inept," or "abnormal" in some wa...
| Money Talk|| Flat fee payment processing with BitPay - WikiTiger on 10/7/13 at 12:52 pm|
Anyone interested in talking about disruption in the payment processing arena and not about bitcoin specifically?
[link=(https://bitpay.com/pricing?1=)]BitPay introduces the world's first All-Inclusive Processing with Zero Transaction Fees, and Zero Hidden Charges.[/link]
Flat monthly fee and ...
| Music Board|| What would Metallica be like if Cliff Burton had never died? - WikiTiger on 10/3/13 at 4:15 pm|
Let's face it: Metallica was better with Burton.
"Ride the Lightning" and "Master of Puppets" are two of the best metal albums ever put out, and "Kill 'Em All" ain't half bad for a debut.
Now, I'm not saying that Metallica post-Burton was bad, because I very much enjoy "...And Justice For All...
| Movie/TV Board|| Great video of Kevin Spacey talking about network business models and... - WikiTiger on 9/19/13 at 8:37 pm|
very, very interesting talk.
| Political Talk|| "We have yet to find anyone who thinks they add anything of value to the FQ" - WikiTiger on 9/17/13 at 11:26 am|
[link=(http://www.nola.com/politics/index.ssf/2013/09/new_orleans_city_council_deman.html#incart_river#incart_m-rpt-2)]New Orleans City Council demands crackdown on illegal T-shirt shops[/link]
[quote]Meg Lousteau, executive director of Vieux Carre Property Owners, Residents and Associates, prese...
| Movie/TV Board|| Who was the best 'final girl' ever? - WikiTiger on 9/16/13 at 1:11 pm|
Who was the best [link=(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Final_girl)]final girl[/link] ever?
I'm partial to Nancy Thompson, but Laurie Strode and Sally Hardesty are good choices as well.
While I love 'Scream,' I never felt any particular sympathy for or connection to Sidney Prescott. Am I the o...
| Political Talk|| Constitutional Scholars: Police Stop Analysis - WikiTiger on 9/10/13 at 7:50 pm|
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=9343oWQO7Yk#t=54)]Idaho State Police stop video[/link]
Who was right? The cop or the man who was detained? (You only really need to watch from 0m54s through 5m15s, unless you really want to watch the whole thing.)
(I'll post m...
| O-T Lounge|| The Internet’s next victim: Advertising - WikiTiger on 9/6/13 at 9:44 am|
[link=(http://www.salon.com/2013/09/02/the_internets_next_victim_advertising/)]The Internet’s next victim: Advertising [/link]
Really good article on the state of the internet advertising industry, and it's un-winnable (IMO) fight against adblocking.
[quote]A report released this week by P...
| Movie/TV Board|| Sawyer steals Cher's purse - WikiTiger on 9/5/13 at 6:48 pm|
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfNmyxV2Ncw)]but she chases him down and kicks his arse and then flips off Dick Shadow[/link]
yea, yea, this is probably common knowledge but I just realized Holloway and Dorff were in it.