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Monday, March 21, 2011

Traffic Ticket Quotas

Almost everyone has experienced the dreaded traffic ticket at least once. You could have been late for work on monday, and if you get caught traveling 8 mph over the speed limit, you end up losing everything that you will earn working for that entire week. Makes it seem like getting to work is just not worth it, eh?

Friday, March 11, 2011

Detour: My Star Trek Parody

Most people don't like star trek. However, I've spiced it up to the point that non-star trek fans can get a good laugh. This two-parter is my most recently made star trek parody dealing with the borg. Enjoy this detour!

Part One

Part Two

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Bitcoin - A Decentralized Digital Currency

I've been theorizing on how to make an inflation-proof and fraud-proof digital currency which was also decentralized. The task seems next to impossible to fulfill. However, that doesn't mean that other people aren't trying. Meet Bitcoin.

Bitcoin uses a network of nodes in order to attempt to control its currency without the inevitable betrayal that comes from centralization. It is designed so that inflation of Bitcoin currency (creation of new Bitcoins) requires significant CPU processing time. Furthermore, Bitcoin is totally digital. While the intentions and philosophy behind the Bitcoin are good, I still think that Bitcoin is doomed to inevitable failure. And here's why.