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En Oaxaca, perdi la costumbre de tomar en cuenta el clima al planear mis actividades. Hoy descubri que Chile se parece otra vez mucho a europa... Queria irme a la costa todo el dia (queda a unos 25 km)... y esta lluviendo desde la mañana. Menos mal que me levanté a las 3 de la tarde. :D is a great Flattr-like service, except that it uses bitcoins. You can still provision your account using Paypal, but it will be converted into bitcoins and you'll be "tippiing" people with bitcoins. And of course, when someone tips you, you'll get bitcoins, instantly. You can choose to "tip" someone else with them, or withdraw them to your regular bitcoin wallet. I think this service is really a great news.

*screen It's quite disturbing to run Vim on a 256-color terminal, but I think I like it.
Making programs aware that you're (well, they're) in a 256-color terminal is as simple as setting your TERM environment variable to "xterm-256color" (or screen-256color if you're using screen or tmux (with tmux don't forget to run it with option -2)).

A bit similar to I like the system that proposes: an alternative digital currency. It also seems to be linked somehow to Bitcoin, but I still don't understand why. Anyway, you might want to register, because they give you a lot of "money" without any effort, because it might earn you some real money when they open up for exchange with other currencies, because in the meantime it's a valid exchange value for paying anyone who's also registered, because it's a funny idea, and... because it doesn't cost anything anyway. At the moment they're also organizing a debit card design contest, and obviously I even proposed mine: (ok it's maybe a little geeky, but please vote for it!)
I'm quite into money things lately. But I have an excuse: it's all alternative money: not made by banks or governments. In this sense, I prefer Bitcoin to because the overall system is safer, but anyway it doesn't cost anything to try it, and it'll be funny to be part of the early adopters if it proves to work (a bit like having a very small ICQ number, haha).

I just discovered I think it's a great system, and I can't wait to try it with actual transactions. The only problem is there's no package for Debian yet. I'm curious to see how it will grow and how it will deal with some financial problematics: devaluation factors, and all the stuff. I'm also very curious to see how major financial actors, including governments, will react, whether they'll try to break it, to manipulate it, or to just jump into the game.