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by nandibear
Fri Feb 12, 2016 7:24 pm
Forum: In the news
Topic: Bitcoin Taxis and ATMs in Budapest - Hungary - 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 730

Bitcoin Taxis and ATMs in Budapest - Hungary - 2016

Short video (1 1/2 minutes) of Bitcoin Taxis and Bitcoin ATMs in Budapest, Hungary ( feb 12 2016 ) - https://youtu.be/rTSdaKbLHQ0 Apparently (stated at 1:15 minute mark in featured video) there is approximately €25,000,000 ( 25 million Euro ) worth of BTC in Hungary. Here are some pics from the fea...
by nandibear
Thu Feb 11, 2016 6:42 am
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: Feed Ze Birds
Replies: 74
Views: 16690

Re: Feed Ze Birds

FeedZeBirds.com back in 2011 (when BTC was = $2.43) -

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by nandibear
Wed Feb 10, 2016 4:51 am
Forum: Media
Topic: Bitcoin and the Banks - Seven Stages of Grief By Andreas M. Antonopoulos
Replies: 6
Views: 1606

Re: Bitcoin and the Banks - Seven Stages of Grief By Andreas M. Antonopoulos

In this talk , Andreas examines the rise of the "blockchain"as an attempt by the banking status quo to dilute the disruptive potential of bitcoin by removing its most interesting features. [ VIDEO ] @tey I just now watched the video. I really enjoyed it and I'm relieved to hear Andreas Antonopoulos...
by nandibear
Tue Feb 09, 2016 10:57 pm
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: Question- is this accurate - Forbes bitcoin classic hard fork fatal flaw
Replies: 18
Views: 2582

Re: Question- is this accurate - Forbes bitcoin classic hard fork fatal flaw

All this FUD about doubling your coins is just crazy. It means that the author does not understand the concept of value in a currency. In a hard fork scenario, you will have coins on two chains, for as long as two chains exist. But that does not mean that you have doubled the value of your coins, a...
by nandibear
Tue Feb 09, 2016 10:35 pm
Forum: Bitcoin Classic
Topic: Are classic nodes being attacked now?
Replies: 3
Views: 1851

Re: Are classic nodes being attacked now?

... I'll write a Raspberry Pi how-to in the next few days . I've set up my first Pi a few days ago, and I had to learn how to get that to work (especially how to get it to recognize the full size of my SD card). It's still fresh in my memory so I can easily make a Classic Pi how-to (that anyone, ob...
by nandibear
Tue Feb 09, 2016 9:35 pm
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: Question- is this accurate - Forbes bitcoin classic hard fork fatal flaw
Replies: 18
Views: 2582

Question- is this accurate - Forbes bitcoin classic hard fork fatal flaw

I was reading Jason Bloomberg's recently published (feb 7 2016) Double Your Money? Looming 'Hard Fork' Uncovers Fatal Bitcoin Flaw at Forbes.com For the most part I've stopped reading negative press from the news outlets because I prefer to think positive. However, this particular article captured b...
by nandibear
Tue Feb 09, 2016 4:48 am
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: Free book - and introducing the Bitcoin Book Review
Replies: 6
Views: 2133

Re: Free book - and introducing the Bitcoin Book Review

I try to read 1 book a week when I can find time, I only like reading non-fiction books so let me know what you have a I would be please to take 1 of your hands. I can pay shipping if needed. Any books on bitcoin would be much appreciated and I can write a review if you would like that. Thanks for ...
by nandibear
Tue Feb 09, 2016 12:50 am
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: Free book - and introducing the Bitcoin Book Review
Replies: 6
Views: 2133

Free book - and introducing the Bitcoin Book Review

https://youtu.be/TJ7qFkq3WWQ I give away a lot of books . I give some of them away at my site, Nandibear.com Typically all of the books which I give away away to people are brand new (copy has not been read and is not preowned). Used books I generally donate to to used books stores (I sometimes sne...
by nandibear
Sun Feb 07, 2016 9:40 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: How do i change my username?
Replies: 3
Views: 1692

Re: How do i change my username?

Hmm, I've actually wondered about changing my username as well... @Acidyo You may already know this ( if so then please accept my apology, my intention was not to offend you ) but if you have access to the database (mysql, or any database that this site uses) you could change your username (or anyo...
by nandibear
Sun Feb 07, 2016 4:48 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Anybody here lives in Lisboa/Portugal or Lived ?
Replies: 2
Views: 1931

Re: Anybody here lives in Lisboa/Portugal or Lived ?

Im going there for few days. Would like to know best spots to see and especially eat at! Not some usual tourist mumbo jumbo but some really decent things. All BTC stuff welcome too! @kingscrown I wish that I could help with recommendations and suggestions but unfortunately I haven't lived to Portug...
by nandibear
Sat Feb 06, 2016 8:20 pm
Forum: Legal
Topic: European Commission - cryptocurrency users must be identified and tracable - 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 11899

Re: European Commission - cryptocurrency users must be identified and tracable - 2016

https://youtu.be/ysNSp1PVkHY

In this video RT covers the European Commission press release (feb. 2 2016 - with respect to controlling cryptocurrencies) and apparently a video response from Jeffrey Tucker.
by nandibear
Sat Feb 06, 2016 3:05 am
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: Lulu Chen - China considers rival to Bitcoin
Replies: 3
Views: 651

Lulu Chen - China considers rival to Bitcoin

It appears that China's central bank People's Bank of China is considering creating their own 'cyber currency' with blockchain:

https://youtu.be/0lpVDLq2t2o

Source:
Bloomberg
January 21, 2016
Lulu Chen
by nandibear
Fri Feb 05, 2016 11:13 pm
Forum: Project Development
Topic: PHP - Bitcoin total number of all time transactions on blockchain
Replies: 1
Views: 692

Re: PHP - Bitcoin total number of all time transactions on blockchain

Wrote this code now and it appears to be much more efficient: <?php $info2= "https://blockchain.info/charts/n-transactions-total?format=json"; $date2 = '{"values":"values","365":"365","y":"y"}'; $data2 = json_decode(file_get_contents($info2), true); echo $data2['values'][365]['y']; ?>
by nandibear
Fri Feb 05, 2016 8:58 pm
Forum: In the news
Topic: Fintechist - SoFi Does Not Rely On Wall Street Or Banks To Disrupt The Financial Sector
Replies: 1
Views: 1024

VIDEO - SoFi - This is the Beginning of a Bankless World

SoFi: This is the Beginning of a Bankless World https://youtu.be/KWNsjjjDj_0 Excerpt from video : There was a giant made by men. Not from flesh and bone, but bricks and mortar, paper and ink. Men made the giant. But their creation outgrew them. It stomped and flailed, lumbered and thrashed. It's ey...
by nandibear
Fri Feb 05, 2016 7:16 am
Forum: Project Development
Topic: PHP - Bitcoin total number of all time transactions on blockchain
Replies: 1
Views: 692

PHP - Bitcoin total number of all time transactions on blockchain

I wrote this php to display just the total number of all time Bitcoin transactions on the blockhain. Does anyone here know of a more efficient way of doing this with php ? Thanks! <?php $info2= "https://blockchain.info/charts/n-transactions-total?format=json"; $data2 = json_decode(file_get_contents(...
by nandibear
Fri Feb 05, 2016 7:06 am
Forum: Beginners & Help
Topic: Total number of outputs
Replies: 4
Views: 2016

Re: Total number of outputs

2nd comment DELETED @BitcoinWhosWho I saw that you posted a 2nd comment here on this thread earlier today but its not longer showing up. I understand ( from your 2nd comment ) that you were looking to compare the top 100 bitcoin address which have the highest number of output transactions (as oppos...
by nandibear
Thu Feb 04, 2016 9:56 pm
Forum: Legal
Topic: European Commission - cryptocurrency users must be identified and tracable - 2016
Replies: 6
Views: 11899

European Commission - cryptocurrency users must be identified and tracable - 2016

European Commission press release: College read-out: VP Dombrovskis on Action Plan to Fight terrorism financing, the Schengen Evaluation Report on Greece and Portugal's Draft Budgetary Plan Brussels (Belgium) February 2, 2016 Excerpt : ... 3. Virtual currency platforms and their users must be ident...
by nandibear
Thu Feb 04, 2016 4:37 am
Forum: Project Development
Topic: Do some code in PHP
Replies: 9
Views: 3233

Re: Do some code in PHP

@coinbuddy How do i show no of entries submitted for each giveaway? This is my website: http://bitfreebie.com each giveaway has its ID Try something like this: $stmt = $dbh->prepare("SELECT * FROM db_table WHERE giveaway_id=:whatever ORDER BY giveaway_id DESC"); $stmt->bindParam(":whatever", $_GET[...
by nandibear
Wed Feb 03, 2016 6:38 pm
Forum: Media
Topic: Million Dollar Bitcoin Value? Roger Ver Weighs In On Why He Thinks It's Possible
Replies: 3
Views: 1004

Re: Million Dollar Bitcoin Value? Roger Ver Weighs In On Why He Thinks It's Possible

Thanks, Roger. I enjoyed the interview ( Jim Paris Live show) and directly below are some notes which I jotted down while listening: (1) This was very my first time learning about the Purse.io website . At the purse.io site one can use Bitcoins to make purchases at Amazon. It appears that Amazon cre...
by nandibear
Wed Feb 03, 2016 8:48 am
Forum: Beginners & Help
Topic: Total number of outputs
Replies: 4
Views: 2016

Re: Total number of outputs

@coinableS I think what you are looking for is gettxsetinfo This query takes a while considering the amount of data it needs to parse through your node. I just tried to run it and it still hasn't populated after 200 seconds, but this is an example of what it should look like. .... After reading you...
by nandibear
Wed Feb 03, 2016 8:33 am
Forum: Project Development
Topic: Do some code in PHP
Replies: 9
Views: 3233

Re: Do some code in PHP

@ronnieb , @coinableS // insert into DB if($do->goDB("INSERT INTO ".DB_TABL." (giveaway_id ,email, payment, proof, ip) VALUES ( ? , ? , ? , ? , ? )", array($_POST['giveaway_id'], $_POST['email'], $_POST['payment'], $_POST['proof'], $ip) )) I too use PDO prepare statements (PDO is the only way that ...
by nandibear
Wed Feb 03, 2016 6:31 am
Forum: Beginners & Help
Topic: Total number of outputs
Replies: 4
Views: 2016

Re: Total number of outputs

@BitcoinWhosWho There are several methods which you could probably use to determine the current total (all time) number of bitcoin transactions. The easiest technique might be ( Disclaimer : I might be stepping outside of my wheelhouse here) to look at the charts at Blockchain.info . For example: T...
by nandibear
Wed Feb 03, 2016 1:26 am
Forum: In the news
Topic: Bitcoin thief - Shaun Bridges - arrested Jan-28-2016
Replies: 0
Views: 618

Bitcoin thief - Shaun Bridges - arrested Jan-28-2016

Readers here at that The Bitcoin Forum may remember Shaun W. Bridges (former secret service agent ) for his part in the Dread Pirate Roberts / Silk Road / Ross Ulbricht investigation. Last year (in or around August 2015? or October 2015?) Shaun Bridges plead guilty in federal court (Northern Distric...
by nandibear
Tue Feb 02, 2016 10:48 pm
Forum: In the news
Topic: TheMerkle - Bitcoin A Viable Option For Arcade City NYE Responsible Drivers Program
Replies: 1
Views: 708

Re: TheMerkle - Bitcoin A Viable Option For Arcade City NYE Responsible Drivers Program

I just discovered Arcade City today. They appear to be very similar to Uber and Lyft. My question : How is Arcade City different from other rideshare businesses (e.g., Uber , Lyft , Sidecar , Flywheel , Curb , Hailo , RubyRide , Summon , Shuddle )? My best answer : Foremost difference is that Arcade...
by nandibear
Tue Feb 02, 2016 6:34 am
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: The Bitcoin.com Podcast is here!
Replies: 19
Views: 2754

Re: The Bitcoin.com Podcast is here!

Thanks, Roger. I listened to both of the podcasts which are currently available. This was the first time that I'd ever heard of Gavin Knight (not to be confused with Gavin Andresen ). Apparently Knight is a moderator at Reddit: http://bravenewcoin.com/assets/Uploads/_resampled/SetWidth300-Gavin-Knig...
by nandibear
Mon Feb 01, 2016 10:29 pm
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: Mike Hearn: A Bitcoin Believer’s Crisis of Faith
Replies: 16
Views: 3030

Re: Mike Hearn: A Bitcoin Believer’s Crisis of Faith

My mistake, I misread his statement (for some reason I sometimes skip words when reading and also when writing).

After looking over my first comment again I see now that Hearn said, could fail and not would fail.

That makes much more sense. I apologize for my previous comment.
by nandibear
Mon Feb 01, 2016 10:09 pm
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: Satoshi Nakamato Unmasked (Again!)
Replies: 12
Views: 3909

Re: Satoshi Nakamato Unmasked (Again!)

Pawel Pszona...? Perhaps but generally its not a good idea to form a conclusion by connecting dots.

It is however an interesting hypothesis.
by nandibear
Sat Jan 30, 2016 11:25 pm
Forum: Bitcoin Discussion
Topic: Mike Hearn: A Bitcoin Believer’s Crisis of Faith
Replies: 16
Views: 3030

Re: Mike Hearn: A Bitcoin Believer’s Crisis of Faith

I read the nytimes article before I discovered this forum. However, I wasn't aware of the Medium article (pub. Jan 14 2016). I've now read the Medium article and at paragraph 3 , sentence 1 the following statement is made by Mike Hearn, But despite knowing that Bitcoin could fail all along ... If th...

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