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    Remind me again how crypto solves any of that...

    Remind me again how crypto solves any of that given that most crypto folks are from that moneyed class?
    Most startups originate from the Ivies+Stanford/MIT, which are typically populated in outsize...
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    I mean, you're the one proposing we move to a...

    I mean, you're the one proposing we move to a system that does 7-10 transactions a second. The average number of transactions per second for current US credit cards is 1257. You shit on people for...
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    I sincerely doubt anyone here would disagree with...

    I sincerely doubt anyone here would disagree with that sentiment - regardless of their thoughts on crypto. My point was that anytime people point to blatant fraud or dishonest actions in crypto,...
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    What about the droid attack on the wookies? ...

    What about the droid attack on the wookies?

    They should both be investigated and prosecuted. Shitty people in investment do not excuse shitty people in crypto.
  5. Not to mention Sankey charts don't work when you...

    Not to mention Sankey charts don't work when you have things like expenses in excess of what they break out from.
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    Nah, same shit as always. People get a lot...

    Nah, same shit as always. People get a lot further when they prioritize getting credible names in early and playing the game. Look at Theranos - they had Kissinger involved. You get people that are...
  7. A hilarious anecdote of why twitter is fucked...

    A hilarious anecdote of why twitter is fucked from the ad buyer side - https://www.teamblind.com/post/i-told-my-team-to-pause-our-750kmonth-twitter-ads-budget-last-week-4dnbo1Ft
  8. The thing is - most modern built tech stacks will...

    The thing is - most modern built tech stacks will coast along for a while without issue due to the architecture.
    However, over time logs get full, instances fail and need to be recycled, services...
  9. I love that your conclusion isn't "greedy...

    I love that your conclusion isn't "greedy egomaniac lies to get ahead" and instead "elaborate conspiracy".
    Ain't no one got time for that.
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    Most surveyors have been out straight with work....

    Most surveyors have been out straight with work. How big is the property? Do you need a soil scientist stamp and all appropriate setbacks/lines drawn?
  11. You need professional help

    You need professional help
  12. As Truth Social, Parler and others have found out...

    As Truth Social, Parler and others have found out - social media doesn't really work when you target a small niche of users that happen to alienate other, larger groups of users. People want to go on...
  13. He just identifies with the group that has the...

    He just identifies with the group that has the most overinflated egos and chronic butthurt over imagined slights. Not that surprising. It's kinda who he's always been, it's just before he would argue...
  14. Their CISO and chief compliance officer quit...

    Their CISO and chief compliance officer quit today. Remember that they're under a consent decree with the FTC and Elon's solution is "the engineers will just attest to things".

    Twitter bankrupt...
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    Better link on index pricing is here:...

    Better link on index pricing is here: https://publish.manheim.com/content/publish-manheim-com/en/services/consulting/used-vehicle-value-index.html#/

    cranking down pretty fast.
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    I'll see if I can start making it again so...

    I'll see if I can start making it again so everyone can have a backmarker to be ahead of :D
  17. I mean, the way to do this would be with a...

    I mean, the way to do this would be with a regular group of pros/experts at various mountains with a common set of skis that demo around on set dates
    Then survey on dimensions with a force rank...
  18. Elon is just a self important fuckstick from an...

    Elon is just a self important fuckstick from an apartheid state (south africa) that has recently decided his own ego is more important than any of his business ideas. When it comes to fragile rich...
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    My dad wanted one to replicate some stuff he had...

    My dad wanted one to replicate some stuff he had when he was a kid that he loved - we ended up getting him one from here and he loves it: https://www.faribaultmill.com/
    Spendy though.
  20. The foundational problem is that the people Elon...

    The foundational problem is that the people Elon wants to enable are the very people that drive people away from platforms with hate speech. Enjoy the rapidly depreciating asset that was already of...
  21. I guarantee half of that was engineers...

    I guarantee half of that was engineers bullshitting about random code war stories.
    Historically Twitter has had pretty high performing dev teams.
    If anything, it will be an education to Tesla...
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    Their foundational problem is that they can never...

    Their foundational problem is that they can never get rid of Zuckerberg. They could make a comeback if they axed him, took some steps to undo some of the toxic algorithms and predatory models, but...
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    Investors historically reward double down yolo...

    Investors historically reward double down yolo plays more as the expected payoff is so much bigger than steady, conservative growth. Especially if they had venture funding, I'm sure they were getting...
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    This is 100% not a surprise to many in the tech...

    This is 100% not a surprise to many in the tech world. I know our corp vc guys have largely sat on the sidelines last few years as they were unwilling to write multi million dollar checks on 2 days...
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    It's much more ego-embiggening to believe you are...

    It's much more ego-embiggening to believe you are the product of only your own work and intellect, when the reality is it's a combination of factors wholly outside of your control and a bunch of...
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    Will you take 6.5 miles? The belfry in vermont is...

    Will you take 6.5 miles? The belfry in vermont is 6.5 miles from Jay and I had some great prime rib there once.
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    Governments SHOULD spend money to make their...

    Governments SHOULD spend money to make their countries more competitive and resilient over the long term. The individual take, while it matters to us as humans, is not really why governments should...
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    I can't understand being bitter about other...

    I can't understand being bitter about other people getting something good happen. Also the people who spent PPP loans on things other than worker salaries being salty about it. It's one or the other...
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    I'd add that stoneface brewery has fantastic beer...

    I'd add that stoneface brewery has fantastic beer and food. It's off the highway in Newington.
    Did Cure the other week and it's still great for fine diningish food (pretty chill).
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    Entitled much? The car community has been...

    Entitled much? The car community has been shrinking for a while, and capitalism ensures low volume products must be expensive to offset development investment.
    Sorry your brown turbodiesel wagon...
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    Yep, it really hits home when you see him more...

    Yep, it really hits home when you see him more than double the tabletop. IN A T SHIRT AND JEANS
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    This is awesome - good on you!

    This is awesome - good on you!
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    Bumpity bump bump ...

    Bumpity bump bump

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IG5sGEJdWXE
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    Just to be clear, instead of addressing core...

    Just to be clear, instead of addressing core issues with a small group of people committing violence, you think we should continue to enable them and educate people on how to politely voice feedback...
  35. Thread: Ukraine

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    Critical thinking isn't, but I have yet to see...

    Critical thinking isn't, but I have yet to see anyone give a cogent argument of any sort of why appeasing Russia would work given their history of violating treaties.
    Beyond that, encouraging a...
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    PayPal has always been pretty shit.

    PayPal has always been pretty shit.
  37. Thread: Banal Anodynes

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    As others pointed out - old news. Beyond that,...

    As others pointed out - old news. Beyond that, donuts aren't the big seller at Dunkin, coffee is - it's just a normal rebranding exercise as the business changed.
    Berkshire Hathaway used to just be...
  38. Thread: Neighbors...

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    My neighbor has suddenly decided 1030 pm is a...

    My neighbor has suddenly decided 1030 pm is a great time for basketball. Glad I have good insulation.
  39. Thread: Neighbors...

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    Real estate is one aspect of the economy. 263k...

    Real estate is one aspect of the economy.
    263k jobs were added - https://www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.nr0.htm
    Unemployment is 3.5 percent
    GDP is flat to slightly down in real terms and up in...
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    Crypto homers just can't stop winning: ...

    Crypto homers just can't stop winning:

    https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2022/10/binance-blockchain-suffers-570-million-hack/
  41. Thread: Neighbors...

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    It's because basically all major economic...

    It's because basically all major economic indicators are doing great. As a country we're doing well, the problem is exec pay and earnings per share expectations need to eat it some so wages can push...
  42. Has linkedin ever not been shit? I mean, unless...

    Has linkedin ever not been shit?
    I mean, unless you're an overpaid salesperson who likes circlejerking about "grit".
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    So when Celsius misrepresented their finances and...

    So when Celsius misrepresented their finances and shera lost money, that was 100% her fault?
    When wallet companies have major cyber security breaches, it's walletholders fault for picking them?
    ...
  44. Truth social would be dead in a year anyhow. I...

    Truth social would be dead in a year anyhow. I fully support them having their own social network platform with their own norms.
    I don't see why so many people had an issue with people who accepted...
  45. Rather it lets every person have a global...

    Rather it lets every person have a global platform for their thoughts, regardless of how right or wrong they are.
    How about this - if the sale goes through, I bet $100 that Musk bans someone for...
  46. Musk will ban any of his critics at the first...

    Musk will ban any of his critics at the first opportunity. Guaranteed. Can't wait to see how you'll spin that.
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    How do scammers and energy utilities stop them...

    How do scammers and energy utilities stop them again? That's like 95% of crypto spending.
  48. Thread: Hurricane 2022

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    No, I know about fixed price handling. Super...

    No, I know about fixed price handling. Super large companies cut deals with firms because they can guarantee volume. If you knew you would have as many cases as you wanted - what would you charge per...
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    Yeah, saying CNN is leftist these days indicates...

    Yeah, saying CNN is leftist these days indicates you are either crazypants hard right or haven't watched it any time in the past five years.
    Criticize them for beating dumb news stories into the...
  50. Thread: Hurricane 2022

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    There are plenty of firms that do fixed price (I...

    There are plenty of firms that do fixed price (I think the official term is alternative fee arrangement) handling of standard insurance claims. Most never see court or are cookie cutter handling,...
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