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Pecorino and figs. And Amarone. with Hella at Ristorante Gianni Pedrinelli – View on Path.

Pecorino and figs. And Amarone. with Hella at Ristorante Gianni Pedrinelli – View on Path.

#dld14 Paulo Coehlo and Arianna Huffington get deep and meaningful at DLD14 – View on Path.

#dld14 Paulo Coehlo and Arianna Huffington get deep and meaningful at DLD14 – View on Path.

The Internet is a telecommunication system, but it was not our first telecommunication system. Telegraphs and telephones have been around for over a century. Like these older systems, the Internet allows us to communicate, but it differs in some important ways. Perhaps the biggest difference in the Internet model is the abstraction of a separate “application layer.”

i am so pleased to see more and more folks making this argument, which i believe to be the correct one.

Bitcoin isn’t Money—It’s the Internet of Money | The Ümlaut

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There are perhaps 900m consumer PCs on earth, and maybe 800m corporate PCs. The consumer PCs are mostly shared and the corporate PCs locked down, and neither are really mobile - at best you can take them from table to table. Those 3bn smartphones will all be personal, and all mobile.