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When Juan Pinto gets in line at the movie theater, he takes out his phone and trades just enough bitcoin for Venezuelan bolivars to pay for the ticket by the time he gets to the counter. Pinto lives in Venezuela, but doesn’t keep any of his money in the national currency. The 29-year-old quit his job as a mechanical engineer to dedicate his life to cryptocurrency three … [Read more...] about Where Could Bitcoin Succeed as a Currency? In a Failed State
Trekking across the flat, largely empty plains of Midwestern America is exhausting. There isn’t much to see, and while the occasional car passes me by, no one seems willing to pick me up — which may have something to with the fact that I’m a giant skeleton with a rucksack over my shoulder. But I press on, the twang of some uplifting folk tunes in my ears, and … [Read more...] about This game turns a trek across America into a surreal exploration of storytelling
We're facing 25 years of prosperity, freedom, and a better environment for the whole world. You got a problem with that? A bad meme - a contagious idea - began spreading through the United States in the 1980s: America is in decline, the world is going to hell, and our children's lives will be worse than our own. The particulars are now familiar: Good jobs are disappearing, … [Read more...] about The Long Boom: A History of the Future, 1980
Looking into our crystal ball for the coming year, we see global factors that should inform your decisions about how – and where – to leverage global IT software outsourcing. We’ll highlight five countries (other than the U.S.) that have notable circumstances that should be examined from an IT outsourcing potential. U.S. (on the “buy side”) … [Read more...] about Economic and political factors affecting global software outsourcing in five supplier countries