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  1. papa liked a post in a topic by Hodor in Ripple Is Expected to have a Bright Future In Q1 2017   
    http://www.bitcoinisle.com/2017/01/25/ripple-is-expected-to-have-a-bright-future-in-q1-2017/
    I've always pondered the relationship between BTC price and XRP price.  Inverse?  Direct?  Sometimes yes or no, I haven't really reached a conclusion lately.  Initially it was direct, but now I think people pull some of their XRP out when BTC starts rising quickly. 
  2. rippleric liked a post in a topic by Hodor in XRP ...A New World Currency   
    The thinking behind this was to cut down on the need for the cashiers to "check" signatures, but I noticed that hasn't totally been eliminated either.  I must look suspicious, because they sometimes still ask to see my card.  Maybe I've been flagged because of my nefarious double life as a cryptocurrency enthusiast. 
  3. Hodor liked a post in a topic by papa in Hypnosis-induced Blockchain Development   
    Sorry. I couldn't resist my fav MP sketch of all time -- applied to Blockchain as the premise. Enjoy  
     
  4. Hodor liked a post in a topic by namini in XRP ...A New World Currency   
    Idk what is a good (psychologically) perceived time for pos / checkout, I think 3.5 seconds is in the norm.
  5. Hodor liked a post in a topic by Zen1 in XRP ...A New World Currency   
    https://themerkle.com/4-cryptocurrencies-with-much-faster-block-times-than-bitcoin/
  6. Hodor liked a post in a topic by Haydentiff in XRP ...A New World Currency   
    The new Chip and Pin readers are tedious. Rather than a quick swipe, the card has to "rest" in a slot for a moment. I don't have the patience for that, lol.
  7. Hodor liked a post in a topic by Zen1 in XRP ...A New World Currency   
    It's approx...
    Bitcoin.... 10 minutes
    Litecoin.... 2 minutes 30 seconds
    Monero... 2 minutes
    Ethereum .... 14 seconds
    Ripple XRP.... 3.5 SECONDS
    So it's a case of the faster the better in real world applications. XRP has a very clear speed advantage over it's 'rivals'.
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    ''Considering how Ripple is aiming to change the world of finance by collaborating with financial institutions all over the world, that 3.5 second mark is quite important. Blockchain-based assets are designed to make transactions more efficient. Ripple succeeds in allowing for very fast transfers at minimal fees, whereas bitcoin seems to get slower and more expensive until the scalability issue is addressed.''
     
     
     
  8. Hodor liked a post in a topic by Professor Hantzen in Multiple Ripple balances viewer in node.js   
    Sure, but I'm not a fan of ripple-lib/rippleAPI - it's changed so much it's been a nightmare to develop with, and ripple-lib in particular was very bloated (not sure on RippleAPI?).  I run latency and memory sensitive applications mostly, so I tend to roll everything myself with the rippled websocket interface - it's about as fast and lean as you can get, hasn't changed in the past four years and requires only a single websocket. A little more coding is required, but I'm used to it. 
  9. Hodor liked a post in a topic by Professor Hantzen in Multiple Ripple balances viewer in node.js   
    I often have to check the balances on a few different accounts.  To make that easier I wrote this node.js script that checks multiple Ripple account balances (XRP and IOU's) over websocket.  Posting if it's useful to anyone.
  10. Hodor liked a post in a topic by ryeis1 in MAIDSAFE export   
    Greetings everyone. I'm new so forgive me if this seems noobish. I bought some MAIDs a while back and stored them against one of my gatehub wallets. Now I'm clueless about how to send them to my omni wallet. I read a tutorial online but it must be outdated because a crucial step is not an available choice (import from api) from within my omni wallet.
    I can see my MAID ballance in omniexplorer, but I have no idea how to transfer from gatehub. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank You.
  11. Hodor liked a post in a topic by MikeF in no liquidity exists   
    I've been involved for 3 years and I think it is just starting to get interesting.
    Just thinking about how Ripple almost sold themselves to Stripe for 13 million back in the day. Thank God they didn't. Similar to when Google tried to sell themselves to Excite for 1 million then $750k but Excite turned them down each time. 
     
  12. Hodor liked a post in a topic by Global in no liquidity exists   
  13. Hodor liked a post in a topic by mulder in Can Blockchain Make Music Great Again?   
    https://www.ascribe.io/
     
  14. Rchopra liked a post in a topic by Hodor in Banks To Invest $1 Million (average) in Blockchain Technology in 2017   
    http://www.indianweb2.com/2017/02/19/10-things-tech-need-know-today-13-18-february/
     
    When the most conservative of businesses start budgeting in the millions (on average) for a new tech, that's a signal for mainstream usage around the corner. 
  15. lucky liked a post in a topic by Hodor in People selling their clothes for XRP   
    More XRP in the hands of an entrepreneur! 
  16. Rchopra liked a post in a topic by Hodor in Banks To Invest $1 Million (average) in Blockchain Technology in 2017   
    http://www.indianweb2.com/2017/02/19/10-things-tech-need-know-today-13-18-february/
     
    When the most conservative of businesses start budgeting in the millions (on average) for a new tech, that's a signal for mainstream usage around the corner. 
  17. Professor Hantzen liked a post in a topic by Hodor in no liquidity exists   
    I hadn't really thought about it like this, but it makes sense if the trades are taking place off-ledger.  So then the question becomes how to measure the volume? 
  18. Hodor liked a post in a topic by Professor Hantzen in no liquidity exists   
    When bitstamp launched XRP/USD trading, the volume and liquidity from the correspondent bitstamp IOU on RCL moved on-exchange.  I'm not sure why though.

    Do you have a use-case for requiring liquidity on RCL, or are you using the metric as a barometer of XRP/Ripple's success?
  19. Hodor liked a post in a topic by simeongbolo in no liquidity exists   
    I think the chances of XRP succeeding are pretty high. Try and look at it this way, for the past four years Ripple has been promoting institutional usage of their technology minus XRP. Given all the announcements from banks & financial institutions, I would conclude that they are making good on this goal. Now Ripple seems to be promoting XRP more than they have been in the past 4 years. I trust that the team over at Ripple will make good on this goal too. It seems like the cat is creeping out of the bag and a more mature plan for XRP adoption is now being exercised. Patience young grasshopper...
  20. Hodor liked a post in a topic by Dizer in no liquidity exists   
     

  21. Hodor liked a post in a topic by cmbartley in no liquidity exists   
    Fair enough. I'm interested to see what volume looks like once more FIs come on board, some regulatory hurdles have been surmounted, and Ripple's end-to-end payment infrastructure is in place... There's a lot in the hopper for Ripple this year.
    I think that Miguel's "xrpthestandard" hashtag is more than just a catchphrase...
  22. Hodor liked a post in a topic by BTR in no liquidity exists   
    $0.25 and I'm a free man. I'll keep holding.
  23. Hodor liked a post in a topic by MundoXRP in no liquidity exists   
    I'm also leaving , but on a permanent vacation when xrp hits $10 
  24. Hodor liked a post in a topic by cmbartley in Golem now listed on Poloniex   
    StorJ and Sia are the companies that have decentralized storage protocols. StorJ is a bit like Ripple in that they're more corporate and hold the majority of their tokens. They're further along than Sis but looks like they need more funding. They were at 75% of the 1M funding goal om BnkToTheFuture last I checked.
    Sia has a much smaller team but is starting to make legit progress. This year another company will launch a physical storage device that connects to the Sia protocol (https://minebox.io). There are many Sia tokens and the Sia inflation rate is very high right now but slows in the future. There are also Sia funds which are expensive but pay dividends. Most Sia funds are still owned by rhe company. 
    I own small amounts of both tokens.
  25. Hodor liked a post in a topic by lucky in People selling their clothes for XRP   
    http://www.adverts.ie/12348061
    bought and paid, with intent to frame.