[cryptography] (off-topic) Bitcoin is a repeated lesson in cryptography applications - was "endgame"

Randall Webmail rvh40 at insightbb.com
Sun Feb 26 21:33:23 EST 2012

From: "James A. Donald" <jamesd at echeque.com>

>Warren Buffet correctly argues that gold will, on average,
>lose value.  However there is a significant risk that
>everything except gold will lose value.

There is no risk that potable water or salt or (properly maintained) rifles with ammunition will lose value.   Gold, however, you can't eat or drink and it's a real bitch to try to kill dinner with it.

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