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Iterations: How Five Real Economists Think About Bitcoin’s Future

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Semil Shah is a contributor to</i> TechCrunch<i>. You can follow him on Twitter at @semil.</i><p>There isn’t just a bubble in the Bitcoin economy, there’s a bubble in the number of posts about Bitcoin. I’ll pile on, even after this week’s mini-crash, but with a twist. A few weeks ago, I <b>wrote some</b> …

This AI “solves” Super Mario Bros. and other classic NES games

Program even takes advantage of bugs and glitches.<p>In the 28 years since <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> was released, and it's obviously been comprehensively …

Jomi’s Smart Water Bottle Sleeve-Plus-App Wants To Track & Chart Your Liquid Intake To Make You Drink More

Move over HAPIfork. Estonian startup Jomi Interactive is cooking up a pair of smart devices that will remind people to drink <i>more</i> water. Or at least whatever liquid/poison of choice you put in your water bottle. The aim, says the startup, is to encourage healthy behaviour and counteract the mild …

Challenge accepted: Dwarf Fortress pros show Ars up with insane 10-hour forts

DF vets prove the inscrutable game can be something other than a torture device.<p>Not long ago, I tried to play an insanely difficult-to-understand …

Fears over game microtransactions and the birth pangs of a post-stuff age

Video games aren't just fun to play, they're also the perfect seed for an enjoyable moral panic. They're hot news today because the Office of Fair …

Bitcoin mining costs real world money

The active mining of virtual currency in the online world for real world profit is nothing new. This has been a common process in a number of online …

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So If The PC Is Dying, What Happens With Microsoft Next?

Is the death of the PC imminent and if so what does it mean for the key players? The “death of the PC” debate began with Dell‘s SEC filings, where the company at the heart of the PC business declared that PC decline is a way of life, and an IDC report that showed a 14% decline in shipments, year …

Chawan Mushi with Shrimp and Spring Peas

6 Servings<p>If you've never made a savory custard, now's the time. Start with this minimal and delicate Japanese version, studded with fresh peas and tender shrimp.<p>April 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 teaspoons instant dashi powder (Japanese soup stock granules)<p>1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons mirin (sweet …

The World’s Most Dangerous Countries

UNODC or United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime keep statistics on annual murder rates, or what they call ‘intentional homicide rate. Do note that …

Guacamole, Reimagined: 7 Ways to Get Creative with Avocado

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