Chaos Patch (#17)
Through experimentation, I’m led to the conclusion that weekly Chaos Patches are excessive. I’m putting this one up out of a sense of contractual obligation, which conveniently dove-tails with zombie-level burn-out from immersion in a Bitcoin essay (final part of series for WdW magazine*). If people use their awesome Exit powers to drive it into extinction, or at least considerably greater irregularity, I’ll take the message.
This two-decade old James Fallows article played a major role in the final phase of the Bitcoin article. Without question, large chunks of NRx will like it a lot more than me, and probably simply a lot. It seems obviously important. Perhaps there’s something better, covering the same ground, that could replace it, but right now I’m not sure what that would be.
* Think I already linked to the first installment, but I’ll put up links for the whole series when it’s there (probably about 7,000 words including notes). There’s nowhere near enough Bitcoin / blockchain discussion in the NRx. I’m warming up for a cyclonic rant on the subject.
ADDED: Almost forgot, fotrkd recommended that this update on the Cult of Gnon get a wider airing.
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