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Transcript for 28-09-2017, 31 lines:

08:50:47 punkman: http://www.washington.edu/news/2017/07/05/first-battery-free-cell-phone-makes-calls-by-harvesting-ambient-power/

08:50:48 assbot: First battery-free cellphone makes calls by harvesting ambient power | UW News ... ( http://bit.ly/2wYP9L3 )

08:59:30 punkman: https://hackernoon.com/how-one-hacker-stole-thousands-of-dollars-worth-of-cryptocurrency-with-a-classic-code-injection-a3aba5d2bff0

08:59:32 assbot: How one hacker stole thousands of dollars worth of cryptocurrency with a classic code injection… ... ( http://bit.ly/2wZbxnO )

09:01:42 punkman: nice one

09:02:35 punkman: "At some point, the EtherDelta team decided it would be nice to lift the name of the token contract and display that in the EtherDelta interface" "The attacker gained the trust of users through cryptocurrency chat rooms on Discord and Slack, and sent these users a link for an unlisted token on EtherDelta."

09:03:28 punkman: "the name of the contract included a block of JavaScript code that reads the private key for the user’s wallet(s) from the browser session and then sends these keys to a remote PHP script"

09:52:41 punkman: http://www.straitstimes.com/business/companies-markets/bitcoin-exchange-operator-sued-in-spore

09:52:41 assbot: Bitcoin exchange operator sued in Singapore , Companies & Markets News & Top Stories - The Straits Times ... ( http://bit.ly/2wYkMEG )

13:02:46 adlai: it's time to recalibrate your price targets: http://demonocracy.info/infographics/world/gold/gold.html

13:02:48 assbot: Gold - Visualized in Bullion Bars ... ( http://bit.ly/2wZ0ATg )

13:12:34 funkenstein_: nice visualizations, too bad underlying numbers are completely unverifiable

13:13:43 funkenstein_: 166500 tons, that's four significant digits. Pretty good eh? I know what all people ever alive have done to within a basis point

13:13:57 adlai: funkenstein_: you mean the national gold holdings? yeah those are at the very least constantly changing

13:15:00 funkenstein_: yeah, or the total combined

13:15:19 funkenstein_: which might not be changing much but hey lets see the error analysis on that figure please

13:16:00 adlai: "Keep in mind the Gold bars have a lot of wasted space between them, making the stacks of gold appear larger than they really are." cf https://media.giphy.com/media/PxSOVKuxLElUc/giphy.gif

13:16:01 assbot: ... ( http://bit.ly/2wZ0sDj )

21:09:47 punkman: https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium-1.813284

21:09:47 assbot: 'It's like Uber, but for weed': Meet the man who revolutionized Israel's pot trade - Israel News - Haaretz.com ... ( http://bit.ly/2wZg2n1 )

21:10:18 punkman: "Would-be dealers are subjected to a verification process by the administrators before becoming “authorized” on Telegrass in an effort to block undercover police from entering the system. As part of the check, they have to send a photo of their ID card to administrators, who do a background check"

21:10:46 punkman: "As part of that process, the dealer usually asks the client to send him a selfie, a photo of his ID card and, in certain cases, also a photo of a salary slip."

21:10:56 punkman: I can't even

21:11:08 punkman: adlai might have to explain this to me

21:11:21 adlai: oh, been waiting a while for this one to crystallize/drop (cross out inappropriate metaphor appropriately): https://arxiv.org/abs/1709.08881 pdfless horror at http://archive.is/MWl2h

21:11:40 adlai: ohai punkman , i've heard much of "Telegrass". the best thing about it is the name.

21:12:10 *: adlai is disqualified from using - deleted fb profile long before KYC got redecentralized

21:13:15 adlai: if hearsay is reliable, people who wish to circumvent such inconveniences outsource KYC to their social mediaries

21:15:53 punkman: social mediaries?

21:17:30 adlai: eg, q: "did you like my post about ICOs?" a: "fb is cancer" q:"ok let me read it to you" a: "cute, satire from the right perspective"

21:18:35 adlai: or, me: "blablabla" them: "if you rephrase that in hebrew, i'll publish it to fb in your name" me: "no"