* Posts by garbidge

2 posts • joined 1 Dec 2016

Why is Bitcoin fscked? Here are three reasons: South Korea, India... and now China clamps down on cryptocurrencies


Re: Nowhere near corrected

I mined just over 2 BTC on a laptop, back when GPU mining was still cool. It was worth about $5 at the time the laptop got purloined in a burgling.

Meet the Loughborough 'emo' boffins who predicted Trump's victory


In what sense are they correct?

Did their twitter augury predict Clinton winning the popular vote with Trump winning the EC? Because, if not, they got it wrong.

The emotional heatmap geolocation would have to match polling district locations pretty tightly for this kind of predictive analysis to work. Because, as we know, the EC outcome is incredibly sensitive to vote location. <a href="https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/11/29/how-the-electoral-college-gerrymanders-the-presidential-vote/">Shifting as few as 4 counties across a state border would have changed the outcome of this election:</a>


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