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Talk Like a Pirate Day

[This article was first published in 2013 on a website that has since gone defunct.]   What is it about pirates? Why are people so attracted to them? Why is today, September 19, celebrated by some people  as talk-like-a-pirate-day? In … Continue reading

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BitCoins: Decentralized Electronic Currency

How do you make change? If you have a dollar in your pocket, and you want to pay someone a quarter, do you cut the dollar up into four equal parts and give one of them to the other person? … Continue reading

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