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Le Thème De Mcbaise – Mcbaise

August 5, 2020 @ 2:06 pm
Just recently heard Mcbaise for the first time as Le Thème De Mcbaise rotated into my Spotify “Discover Weekly” playlist. If you’ve already checked out my other Music posts, you’ll probably notice a theme forming (or being refined) in future funk, French electronica and new retrowave. Mcbaise is self-described (tagged): alternative, smooth yacht rock, and […]

WordPress 5.3 Loopback error, cURL error 28

December 3, 2019 @ 8:23 pm
Problem After updating to WordPress 5.3, I experienced an issue with loopback errors and missed scheduled events. After checking Site Health in the WordPress Dashboard, I found the following loopback/cURL error message: Error: [] cURL error 28: Operation timed out after 10001 milliseconds with 0 bytes received After enabling WP_DEBUG in wp-config.php, I received the […]

Peter Van Valkenburgh Deconstructs Claims Made by Nouriel Roubini about Bitcoin’s Scalability

Peter Van Valkenburgh Discusses Bitcoin with Senator Pat Toomey & Nouriel Roubini
October 12, 2018 @ 1:49 pm
Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) asks Peter Van Valkenburgh about the scalability of Bitcoin and the underlying Blockchain technology and whether or not Bitcoin can exceed 5 transactions per second. Peter Van Valkenburgh speaks about batching, smart contracts, application layers being built on top of the Bitcoin protocol, specifically mentioning Lightning Network payment channels for microtransactions. […]

Life Goal Achieved: Design and Sell a Graphic Tee

February 23, 2018 @ 6:16 pm
Okay, so my last post about my “Join the Russian Party” t-shirt design from 2008 inspired me to achieve a lifetime goal of designing and selling my own t-shirt. for a $20 American Apparel graphic tee. So in addition to vending comfy red t-shirts and spouting vulgar and absurdist commentary, I’m developing a single […]