rippledigital

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  1. Trippy liked a post in a topic by rippledigital in Ripple price affected by bank failures?   
    Hmmm, hard to say. Global growth is slowing to the point of standstill. Bank failures will happen, but we're better prepared now, on paper. That said, there's not much anyone can do if there's no economic/population boom from some new sector. But all the new sectors are looking to reduce labour and replace anything and everything they can with automation. Which means fewer jobs, more benefits, more money creation, eventual higher prices, higher living costs, thus more benefits needed, etc. It's a spiral. It needs to end.
    One way of thinking about extending the bloodline of the economy is this idea of the "Fourth Industrial Revolution" (I put it in quotes since I don't really see it as a "revolution" personally, more a necessary extension of the current perpetual growth paradigm). If we can implement things like nanopayments and cut transactions fees, etc, economic reach is extended to new people and sectors, which can stimulate authentic growth (versus the artificial "sell more crap" paradigm of consumerism). This will come hand in hand with new business models, whether they be P2P, micro-income, whatever. Many industries may need to be "disrupted" first, as is happening in the fintech space generally.
    This is where Ripple comes in. It can upgrade the financial infrastructure to meet growing demands not just from the big corporates, but also gives access to new markets and micro-businesses. Look at Africa for example, what vast opportunities lie therein. I don't know what the future holds beyond that – I hold a bleak long-term view – but rolling out the value web is so critical to the entire world economy right now, and having XRP at the centre of a large chunk of that, speaks of immense potential.
  2. Trippy liked a post in a topic by rippledigital in Ripple price affected by bank failures?   
    Hmmm, hard to say. Global growth is slowing to the point of standstill. Bank failures will happen, but we're better prepared now, on paper. That said, there's not much anyone can do if there's no economic/population boom from some new sector. But all the new sectors are looking to reduce labour and replace anything and everything they can with automation. Which means fewer jobs, more benefits, more money creation, eventual higher prices, higher living costs, thus more benefits needed, etc. It's a spiral. It needs to end.
    One way of thinking about extending the bloodline of the economy is this idea of the "Fourth Industrial Revolution" (I put it in quotes since I don't really see it as a "revolution" personally, more a necessary extension of the current perpetual growth paradigm). If we can implement things like nanopayments and cut transactions fees, etc, economic reach is extended to new people and sectors, which can stimulate authentic growth (versus the artificial "sell more crap" paradigm of consumerism). This will come hand in hand with new business models, whether they be P2P, micro-income, whatever. Many industries may need to be "disrupted" first, as is happening in the fintech space generally.
    This is where Ripple comes in. It can upgrade the financial infrastructure to meet growing demands not just from the big corporates, but also gives access to new markets and micro-businesses. Look at Africa for example, what vast opportunities lie therein. I don't know what the future holds beyond that – I hold a bleak long-term view – but rolling out the value web is so critical to the entire world economy right now, and having XRP at the centre of a large chunk of that, speaks of immense potential.
  3. MBi liked a post in a topic by rippledigital in XRP support for both Nano S and Blue Ledgers now officially available!!   
    Just ordered one to try it out. Gotta beat a cold wallet setup, right?
  4. Hodor liked a post in a topic by rippledigital in How Many Zerps I've Sold So Far:   
    The HMS Tencentsbymonday
  5. Trippy liked a post in a topic by rippledigital in Ripple price affected by bank failures?   
    Hmmm, hard to say. Global growth is slowing to the point of standstill. Bank failures will happen, but we're better prepared now, on paper. That said, there's not much anyone can do if there's no economic/population boom from some new sector. But all the new sectors are looking to reduce labour and replace anything and everything they can with automation. Which means fewer jobs, more benefits, more money creation, eventual higher prices, higher living costs, thus more benefits needed, etc. It's a spiral. It needs to end.
    One way of thinking about extending the bloodline of the economy is this idea of the "Fourth Industrial Revolution" (I put it in quotes since I don't really see it as a "revolution" personally, more a necessary extension of the current perpetual growth paradigm). If we can implement things like nanopayments and cut transactions fees, etc, economic reach is extended to new people and sectors, which can stimulate authentic growth (versus the artificial "sell more crap" paradigm of consumerism). This will come hand in hand with new business models, whether they be P2P, micro-income, whatever. Many industries may need to be "disrupted" first, as is happening in the fintech space generally.
    This is where Ripple comes in. It can upgrade the financial infrastructure to meet growing demands not just from the big corporates, but also gives access to new markets and micro-businesses. Look at Africa for example, what vast opportunities lie therein. I don't know what the future holds beyond that – I hold a bleak long-term view – but rolling out the value web is so critical to the entire world economy right now, and having XRP at the centre of a large chunk of that, speaks of immense potential.
  6. Anduril_FotW liked a post in a topic by rippledigital in How Many Zerps I've Sold So Far:   
    I had to do this, and the one time I did... I sucked eggs. But I didn't totally abandon XRP, I scooped some up again before the penny.
  7. Trippy liked a post in a topic by rippledigital in Ripple price affected by bank failures?   
    Hmmm, hard to say. Global growth is slowing to the point of standstill. Bank failures will happen, but we're better prepared now, on paper. That said, there's not much anyone can do if there's no economic/population boom from some new sector. But all the new sectors are looking to reduce labour and replace anything and everything they can with automation. Which means fewer jobs, more benefits, more money creation, eventual higher prices, higher living costs, thus more benefits needed, etc. It's a spiral. It needs to end.
    One way of thinking about extending the bloodline of the economy is this idea of the "Fourth Industrial Revolution" (I put it in quotes since I don't really see it as a "revolution" personally, more a necessary extension of the current perpetual growth paradigm). If we can implement things like nanopayments and cut transactions fees, etc, economic reach is extended to new people and sectors, which can stimulate authentic growth (versus the artificial "sell more crap" paradigm of consumerism). This will come hand in hand with new business models, whether they be P2P, micro-income, whatever. Many industries may need to be "disrupted" first, as is happening in the fintech space generally.
    This is where Ripple comes in. It can upgrade the financial infrastructure to meet growing demands not just from the big corporates, but also gives access to new markets and micro-businesses. Look at Africa for example, what vast opportunities lie therein. I don't know what the future holds beyond that – I hold a bleak long-term view – but rolling out the value web is so critical to the entire world economy right now, and having XRP at the centre of a large chunk of that, speaks of immense potential.
  8. Hodor liked a post in a topic by rippledigital in How Many Zerps I've Sold So Far:   
    The HMS Tencentsbymonday
  9. Anduril_FotW liked a post in a topic by rippledigital in How Many Zerps I've Sold So Far:   
    I had to do this, and the one time I did... I sucked eggs. But I didn't totally abandon XRP, I scooped some up again before the penny.
  10. Hodor liked a post in a topic by rippledigital in How Many Zerps I've Sold So Far:   
    The HMS Tencentsbymonday
  11. tomxcs liked a post in a topic by rippledigital in IBS Intelligence Covers XRP Lockup   
    I had to liquidate some but I wasn't stupid enough to get rid of everything! 
  12. Graine liked a post in a topic by rippledigital in IBS Intelligence Covers XRP Lockup   
    I only just found out about the lockup... I was drinking a beer at the time... can you imagine my immediate response?! I almost spat it out all over the table. But it was REALLY good beer. So I did a little happy dance instead.
    Things are moving faster than I'd thought. I stand by my 2018 prediction for commercial breakout but... damn! Maybe I'll cheat and say 2018 is when XRP takes the top spot on coinmarketcap.com.
  13. UrzasLegacy liked a post in a topic by rippledigital in IBS Intelligence Covers XRP Lockup   

    I do find their name hilarious: IBS can mean Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
  14. UrzasLegacy liked a post in a topic by rippledigital in IBS Intelligence Covers XRP Lockup   
    (I'm glad I can come back and raise the level of conversation as always!)
  15. Dizer liked a post in a topic by rippledigital in How Many Zerps I've Sold So Far:   
    Thanks D, appreciated – I'm not bitter at all, as I still stand to do fairly well; I just might have to cancel that second yacht, you know...
  16. Hodor liked a post in a topic by rippledigital in How Many Zerps I've Sold So Far:   
    The HMS Tencentsbymonday
  17. Hodor liked a post in a topic by rippledigital in How Many Zerps I've Sold So Far:   
    The HMS Tencentsbymonday
  18. Hodor liked a post in a topic by rippledigital in How Many Zerps I've Sold So Far:   
    The HMS Tencentsbymonday
  19. Graine liked a post in a topic by rippledigital in IBS Intelligence Covers XRP Lockup   
    I only just found out about the lockup... I was drinking a beer at the time... can you imagine my immediate response?! I almost spat it out all over the table. But it was REALLY good beer. So I did a little happy dance instead.
    Things are moving faster than I'd thought. I stand by my 2018 prediction for commercial breakout but... damn! Maybe I'll cheat and say 2018 is when XRP takes the top spot on coinmarketcap.com.
  20. Hodor liked a post in a topic by rippledigital in How Many Zerps I've Sold So Far:   
    The HMS Tencentsbymonday
  21. MBi liked a post in a topic by rippledigital in XRP support for both Nano S and Blue Ledgers now officially available!!   
    Just ordered one to try it out. Gotta beat a cold wallet setup, right?
  22. Hodor liked a post in a topic by rippledigital in How Many Zerps I've Sold So Far:   
    The HMS Tencentsbymonday
  23. Dizer liked a post in a topic by rippledigital in How Many Zerps I've Sold So Far:   
    Thanks D, appreciated – I'm not bitter at all, as I still stand to do fairly well; I just might have to cancel that second yacht, you know...
  24. Dizer liked a post in a topic by rippledigital in How Many Zerps I've Sold So Far:   
    Thanks D, appreciated – I'm not bitter at all, as I still stand to do fairly well; I just might have to cancel that second yacht, you know...
  25. Dizer liked a post in a topic by rippledigital in How Many Zerps I've Sold So Far:   
    Thanks D, appreciated – I'm not bitter at all, as I still stand to do fairly well; I just might have to cancel that second yacht, you know...