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In-Game Asset Trading on the Blockchain

Hosting in-game assets such as tradeable items or purchasable cosmetics on the blockchain as NFTs would allow asset of any game to be traded safely with assets of any other. Players could directly trade assets for crypto or for NFTs outside of the gaming world, to people all over the globe without the worry of regional restrictions or needing to deal with third-parties like PayPal or Visa. Owning an NFT would grant players true ownership of the asset, as opposed to it simply being lent to you by the developers, where they can take it back as they please. An asset is yours to keep, burn, or trade, even if the game’s servers go down.

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“It’s all for your own good”

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One of the most annoying aspects of the current measures supposedly created “against the pandemic” that we have been subjected for almost two years now is the insistence that everything is done “for our own good”, as if governments and big companies were strict but caring parents, and we were just unruly or disobedient children who don’t really know what they need.

It brings to mind CS Lewis’ warning about that most oppressive of tyrannies, “a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims.”

Now, I cannot tell for sure if the vaccines, the lockdowns, the travel restrictions and the masks work or not.

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Hundreds of Thousands Protest Across France Over Macron’s Covid-19 Health Pass & Mandatory Vaccination

Thousands of people have flooded the streets of French cities, protesting against the implementation of a mandatory Covid-19 health pass for the general public, as well as compulsory vaccination for certain categories of people.

Mass protests kicked off in several French cities on Saturday, with thousands condemning government plans to toughen anti-coronavirus restrictions.

A huge march was held in Paris, where participants were accompanied by a massive police presence, live footage from RT’s video agency Ruptly shows.

The protest has taken place without any major incident so far, with police and marchers only engaging in minor pushing along the route. At one point, law enforcement could be seen pepper-spraying protesters who tried to push against the police line.

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Essential Tech Upgrades for Your Car

Now that stay at home orders and border restrictions are being lifted, drivers are starting to return behind the wheel. In fact, automobile experts predict renewed consumer demand will see up to a 9% global sales increase, with IHS Markit forecasting Europe as a leading market.

Author & Guest Blogger: Bethany Johnson, Writer and Freelance tech blogger

However, along with an increase in cars will inevitably come an increase in vehicular accidents. The European Commission shared that there are 42 road deaths for every 1 million inhabitants. In line with this, vehicular tech upgrades are becoming more popular—especially, considering that they could be lifesaving.

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Gateway and Hemi-Sync

Now that we have briefly profiled the basic mechanics of the principal techniques for altering or expanding consciousness which share some of the objectives and/or methods employed in the Gateway Experience, we may proceed to focus on what that technique actually involves.

Fundamentally, the Gateway Experience is a training system designed to bring enhanced strength, focus and coherence to the amplitude and frequency of brainwave output between the left and right hemispheres so as to alter consciousness, moving it outside the physical sphere so as to ultimately escape even the restrictions of time and space.

The participant then gains access to the various levels of intuitive knowledge which the universe offers.… Read more...

What is a hash function?

Hash functions are an ingenious tool that are a fundamental part of public key cryptography. And by extension of the Blockchain technology. They are also called “one-way functions”.

In computer science, a one-way function is a function that is easy to compute on every input, but hard to invert given given the image of a random input.

Here, “easy” and “hard” are to be understood in the sense of computational complexity theory, specifically the theory of polynomial time problems.

For example, it is possible to multiply 2543 and 7543 even with paper and pencil. But it is much more complicated the reverse process: given a certain large number to find the two numbers that must be multiplied to give that product.… Read more...