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A barter coin for reputation

The more things change, the more they seem to be the same. A new virtual currency is touted as the next great thing after Bitcoin. Unlike the coin built on scarce computing resources, this new currency is based on one’s


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Why do chinese prefer numbers over letters in their URLs? Not only to avoid translation

The preference of some Chinese sites to use numbers over letters in their domain names has something to do, as you might imagine, with the complexity of translating Chinese characters into latin characters. There is, however, a little bit more to


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