Quite an interesting episode of the ongoing soap opera surrounding “privacy” in the age of ubiquitous internet connected devices. (It’s been quite a while since I blogged about the NSA’s… 872 more words
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Daniel Cawrey asks “What Real-World Problems Can Bitcoin Actually Solve Right Now?” As you’d guess from the title, “today, bitcoin arguably has few compelling arguments for consumers who aren’t early adopters.” I strongly agree. 285 more words
I’ve emphasised the importance of the power to borrow, and I’m going to take the opportunity here to explain that further now. One of the immediate reactions I’ve heard when I make the argument is that the last Scotland Act (2012) increases borrowing powers. 432 more words
So Alex Salmond got nearly everything he wanted.
He got to choose the exact date of the Scottish referendum.
He chose it just after the 700th Anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn. 94 more words