The Four Worst Ways To Attack Bitcoin

The Four Worst Ways To Attack Bitcoin
Authored by Joakim Book via BitcoinMagazine.com,

In his latest book, Nouriel Roubini demonstrates the worst ways to try and attack Bitcoin…

Finding fault with Bitcoin and Bitcoiners is easy. Every schmuck, stick, know-it-all pundit, wise-ass and establishment elite has a handful of complaints readily available.

Bitcoin uses too much electricity; its fixed money supply schedule makes interventions from a benevolent central bank impossible; it doesn’t have enough inflation for a growing economy; it is used by pesky criminals; and its mean, technobabbling users hurt my brittle feelings.

The objections get tiresome about as

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Generative AI Explained… By AI

Generative AI Explained… By AI
After years of research, it appears that artificial intelligence (AI) is reaching a sort of tipping point, capturing the imaginations of everyone from students saving time on their essay writing to leaders at the world’s largest tech companies. Excitement is building around the possibilities that AI tools unlock, but what exactly these tools are capable of and how they work is still not widely understood.

We could write about this in detail, but given how advanced tools like ChatGPT have become, it only seems right to see what generative AI has to say about itself.

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India Set To Crank Up Coal Power To Meet Soaring Demand

India Set To Crank Up Coal Power To Meet Soaring Demand
Authored by Tsvetana Paraskova via OilPrice.com,

India will see its power generation from coal increase in the coming year as authorities plan to have coal-fired units maximize electricity production from imported coal to meet rising demand, government sources told Reuters on Monday.

The government of India, where coal still generates around 70% of electricity, plans to use an emergency law to have more coal-fired power generation this summer, expecting record demand, according to Reuters’ sources.

Indian coal power plants that have relied on imported coal have not run at

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Best And Worst States For Summer Internships For Gen-Zers

Best And Worst States For Summer Internships For Gen-Zers
US tech giants are slashing headcount almost every week. Some of these companies, such as Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Facebook parent Meta, Salesforce, and many more, overhired during the last several years are cutting staff to drive profitability amid the Federal Reserve-induced economic storm. 

For Gen-Z youth (aged 18 to 24), fresh out of school or in the latter years of college, searching for an internship in today’s challenging job environment could be tricky. Cutting through all the nonsense is a study from CashNetUSA revealing the best and worst states and industries

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The End Of Monetary Hedonism

The End Of Monetary Hedonism
Authored by Jeff Deist via The Mises Institute,

Does cheap money and credit make us richer? Does more money and credit create more stuff, or better stuff? Do they make us happier and more productive? Or do these twin forces actually distort the economy, misallocate resources, and degrade us as people?

These are fundamental questions in an age of monetary hedonism. It is time we began to ask and answer them. Millions of people across the West increasingly recognize the limits of monetary policy, understanding that more money and credit in society do not magically

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Poll Shows More Americans Believe ‘Too Much’ Aid Going To Ukraine

Poll Shows More Americans Believe ‘Too Much’ Aid Going To Ukraine
Earlier we quoted former UK Defense Minister Sir Gerald Howarth who posed in a recent television interview: “Are western citizens willing to fight and die for Ukraine?  It’s highly unlikely…”

Opinion polls are continuing to show waning public support for the West’s deepening involvement in the Ukrainians’ fight against Russia, given the obvious fears of sliding toward nuclear confrontation. While the opening months of the invasion last year resulted in 24/7 headlines, and a frenzy of social media posts displaying the Ukrainian flag and pledges

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Tennessee Population Grows As Residents Leave More Liberal States

Tennessee Population Grows As Residents Leave More Liberal States
Authored by Chase Smith via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours),

Peace and quiet is still a major draw for people moving to smaller-yet-growing states such as Tennessee from more crowded ones such as New York, but lower taxes, great personal freedom, and conservative politics have been bringing even more people in recent years.

The Tennessee Welcome Sign is seen in 2014. (Chase Smith/The Epoch Times)

Tennessee surpassed 7 million residents in 2022 for the first time, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates, making it the seventh-fastest-growing state in the United

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Orange Juice Futures Hit New Record High Amid Supply Squeeze

Orange Juice Futures Hit New Record High Amid Supply Squeeze
OJ futures have hit a new high, surging 10 cents or 4.56% to $2.292/lb, surpassing the 2016 record of $2.2585, due to limited supply.

The USDA predicts Florida’s citrus production will reach 44.5 million boxes this year, which could result in the state’s smallest orange harvest since 1945. This is due to “greening disease” and hurricane damage in Florida’s citrus groves.

Recall we have closely followed the squeeze in supplies:

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Missing Radioactive Capsule In Western Australia Found

Missing Radioactive Capsule In Western Australia Found
Authored by Nina Nguyen via The Epoch Times,

Australian authorities have found and secured a radioactive capsule missing in the outback of Western Australia (WA) after a frantic one-week hunt.

The capsule, which is filled with Caesium-147 which emits radiation equal to 10 X-rays per hour, was located two meters off the Great Northern Highway near Newman on Wednesday morning local time.

“I do want to emphasize this is an extraordinary result,” WA Emergency Services Minister Stephen Dawson said at a press conference on Wednesday afternoon.

“The search crews have quite literally found

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The Brave New World Of Artificial Intelligence

The Brave New World Of Artificial Intelligence
Authored by Frank Miele via RealClear Wire,

As a journalist and commentator, I have closely followed the development of OpenAI, the artificial intelligence research lab founded by Elon Musk, Sam Altman, and other prominent figures in the tech industry. While I am excited about the potential of AI to revolutionize various industries and improve our lives in countless ways, I also have serious concerns about the implications of this powerful technology.

One of the main concerns is the potential for AI to be used for nefarious purposes. Powerful AI systems could

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