Freedom, Bitcoin, and Eradicating Poverty

Curated by CLAI

FREEDOM in 704 Sq Feet: They would create a home that was big enough for the two of them, but small enough so that it would be easy to maintain, environmentally responsible and inexpensive to operate. And that would allow them to free up their time and funds for intellectual and recreational pursuits. Own less, live more: It sounds like a platitude, but it became their strategy.

Room

Room (Credits: Aaron Leitz for The New York Times)

First Bitcoin ATM? Bitcoin is an electronic cash system that allows online payments to be sent directly from one person to another without going through a financial institution. With a foundation based in the District and the first ATM in Vancouver, British Columbia, the digital currency is become more of a reality.

POOR: Almost No Poor Nations By 2035? That’s What Bill Gates Says.”Specifically, I mean that by 2035, almost no country will be as poor as any of the 35 countries that the World Bank classifies as low-income today, even after adjusting for inflation.”

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