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………
Sometimes a meme is worth a thousand words….like this one.
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.
While Wordpress offers the functionality of upgrading core files, themes and plugins via the Dashboard, this feature cannot be used with some webhosts who are keen on security. Upgrading via FTP is time-consuming and error prone. FTP is also not very secure. To quote one webhost, “Its 2012, and you shouldn’t be using FTP for anything.” Subversion offers the promise of one-click one-command, lightning-fast, server side upgrades. Is Subversion the way to go or has Subversion yet to grow up for the casual Wordpress user?
This graphic is an addition to one of the more popular articles on this website, Ten Reasons Why Cloud Computing is a Bad Idea.
In April 2011, the url of Encyclopaedia Dramatica began redirecting to OhInternet. In a span of a few days, an important part of the Internet subculture Anonymous had disappeared. And was replaced by a website similar to the dozens of websites that commercialize Internet phenomena. Here’s some investigation of what may have happened.
While Canada is home to latest developments in wireless technology (Blackberry is headquartered in Canada), wireless service in Canada features a huge price disparity compared to developing countries.
While Google has become associated with computing and the Internet in general, it attracts more grumbling and raised eyebrows than other heavyweights, such as Microsoft. Its unofficial slogan, “Don’t be evil,” is sounding ironic as questions are being raised about its practices.
This is our belated contribution to the Windows 7 launch party.
This is a screenshot from the popular PC Racing game, Need For Speed Undercover. The billboard for the T-Mobile Sidekick is not the only instance you encounter this device in the game.