Bitcoin next to Beachcoin

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Imagine two wealthy, autonomous island nations in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. One day, more due to boredom than Bernanke, both decide to stop pegging their currencies against the US dollar in favor of a more modern currency board policy that better suits their respective economies. Both islands have continued to have a very […]

TED list of the world’s most walkable cities

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Nice to see TED re-awaken a focused debate on the importance of walkability of cities, but their recently published list seems terribly limited: Venice, Amsterdam, Marrakech, Quebec City and … Antigua? There are so many different elements that can make even parts of the same city more walkable than others: Central Hong Kong (with elevated […]