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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. GOCCCP.com 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 […]

Macro Trader Mike Novogratz Promotes Bitcoin on CNBC’s Fast Money

December 1, 2017 @ 12:38 pm
Macro trader and “hyper-bull”, Mike Novogratz promotes Bitcoin on CNBC’s “Fast Money” suggesting cryptocurrency’s market could grow to $2 trillion USD by the end of 2018, a 600% increase. Definitely worth a watch, Mike Novogratz makes interesting points about Bitcoin and cryptocurrency, explaining how access to cryptos has improved and how Bitcoin’s market compares to […]