The sudden demonetization of large denomination currency notes by the Government of India on 9th November 2016 created a mix of shock, horror, confusion, speculation and conspiracy theories across the Subcontinent. At Cabal Times, we documented the then top conspiracy theories, one of which was that this was a crude attempt at forcing a cashless,… Continue reading Was India’s 2016 “Cashless Society” Experiment Made in China?
From depths of the Bitcoin community comes this sagely advice. A must read if you are considering buying Bitcoin mining hardware.
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Lets just say you want to do so for the sake of learning about the Bitcoin ecosystem, and maybe understanding how Bitcoin mining originally worked………
Once upon a time, German cars were considered a smart investment.
Sometimes a meme is worth a thousand words….like this one.
The successor to the F-16 fighter plane, the F-35 has attracted some serious controversy, primarily on account of its cost. The following are some very interesting comments that I stumbled upon.
The writing is on the wall. The Powers That Be Hate the Bitcoin. But if in case that is not clear, here are some instances which indicate their dislike of the Bitcoin.
A Reddit user going by the moniker aaaa222 put up an interesting post in r/conspiracy 26 days ago, on how Reddit’s culture of being a geek meritocracy was being undermined by dark forces. He claims that the post disappeared after it gained a lot of traction (and then suddenly reappeared). We are preserving his post here for the day when Reddit will be posthumously remembered as another Digg.
A flowchart that simplifies the complex procedure of upgrading an iPhone 3GS to iOS 6.1, while preserving the baseband (modem firmware), so that it can be SIM unlocked once it is jail-broken.
While Wordpress continues to thrive in the shared hosting environment, the limitations of such an environment are sparsely documented. This article intends to bridge that gap.
Continuous Ink Systems have come a far way. But they still aren’t mainstream. And they are unlikely to be, given that no inkjet printer manufacturer is willing to make a printer dedicated to a Continuous Ink System. But the niche continues to grow. Here are some tips for potential Continuous Ink System adoptees, as well existing Continuous Ink System users.
Newcomers and converts to Wordpress usually find themselves baffled over how Wordpress interlopes with other server-side components such as PHP and MySQL. While its true that understanding Wordpress’ relationship with PHP and MySQL is not neccessary for operating a Wordpress site, there are those of us who want to peek under the hood. The following is an attempt to better visualize Wordpress by blurring the boundary between art and abstraction.
The biggest strength of Wordpress is its dynamic nature. A browser view of a Wordpress website is like a “skin” which interfaces with dynamic components under the hood. But once a Wordpress website starts growing, this also becomes the biggest weakness of Wordpress. The “skin” becomes overloaded with more and more dynamic components. and a simple pageview becomes acrimonious for the server, as it struggles to deliver a “freshly prepared skin” to the browser for each and every page view. On the user end, the lag becomes noticeable. When it comes to self-hosting Wordpress, Caching is an inevitability.