Paul Anilprem wrote:You are mixing two things. Banks deal in moving money. Money, which is produced by the govt. Innovation in money (manipulation i.e.) is the domain of the govt. Banks don't and can't do that. But they definitely do innovate in how that money touches people.
Paul Anilprem wrote:Well, nothing wrong with having more number of banks. Whatever work banks do, they are paid for that work by the customers. More banks means more competition for that work and therefore better rates.
Paul Anilprem wrote:Minting of bitcoins is a small part in the whole scheme of things. Its power comes from the fact that it cannot be inflated or deflated by any one. Second, it has no dependency on banks.
Campbell Ritchie wrote:Until about 100 years ago, money was backed by tangible assets; if the Bank of England wanted to have 1,000,000 £20 notes printed, they had to have £20,000,000 worth of gold stashed away somewhere. The King, if he decreed anything, didn't so much decree money as decree taxes to raise the money, which meant somebody else had to have the gold.
Junilu Lacar wrote: Are they too "That's what a Java programmer would do but Go programmers don't do that kind of thing."? I'm curious because when I was learning Python, I'd often see comments like "Python is NOT Java!" and took that to mean "We don't do that kind of thing in Python!"
Bear Bibeault wrote:
kavin savvy wrote:It is possible of all the talk about GO replacing Java won't happen in web space on the server side (maybe need more time).
I think it is a complete given that this will never happen.
chris webster wrote: Still, mustn't grumble, eh?
Winston Gutkowski wrote: They heated the aircraft - fairly important at 70,000 feet - and they have better tolerance to temperature extremes.
Winston Gutkowski wrote:Back in the mid-70's, the US managed to capture a 'Foxbat' - the latest Soviet interceptor, reputed to be capable of Mach 3 - virtually intact, when it's pilot decided to defect; and the American techs were surprised to discover that it still used valve technology for most of its systems.
Stevens Miller wrote:BYTE? If you do, and you want a dose of nostalgia, don't type "byte.com" into your browser. Where it takes you is kind of depressing.
Stevens Miller wrote:anyone remember the Rainbow 100 or Pro/350?
Ahmed Bin S wrote: I didn't own one till I was in the final year of my Computer Science degree.