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  1. Hey - you're the one that invoked 'blink of an eye' ... you only have yourself to blame for any jinxing And when you quoted me, you included your reply in the same text I'd made a quick edit to include a link ... now it looks like I deleted that part to hide the evidence, when it was your reference to it so you've dragged us both down
  2. Also worth noting ... @CryptoEri does a nice job here describing the functionality of PIX as of when it was first announced - noting that "there is not a cross border functionality in this payment system - at present" Will that be changing soon? RippleNet member dLocal writes an interesting blog post April 3rd https://dlocal.com/blog/markets-consumers/pix-a-guide-through-brazils-new-instant-payment-system/
  3. Here's the webinar Campos Neto participated in leading into the closed meeting. Listed just before the meeting on his agenda; organized by Valor Capital
  4. It's just interesting @cannylad because this was one of the few things I remember about Pix https://cointelegraph.com/news/brazils-pix-payments-system-has-the-same-spirit-but-not-a-blockchain-structure https://cointelegraph.com.br/news/urgente-sistema-de-pagamentos-instantaneos-e-uma-resposta-do-banco-central-ao-bitcoin-e-criptomoedas-diz-campos-neto and now this should be interesting to see what they have cooking over there
  5. Instant recall of this from February https://ourbitcoinnews.com/pix-the-central-bank-system-that-will-allow-instant-payments-24-hours-a-day/ * link may be broken http://g1.globo.com/globo-news/videos/v/roberto-campos-neto-e-os-riscos-para-a-economia-brasileira/8318227/
  6. This was from late summer/early fall: https://beta.sam.gov/search?keywords="NAKAMOTO TERMINAL LLC"&sort=-modifiedDate&index=&is_active=true&page=1 https://www.nterminal.com/
  7. Each time I've read through and tried to get my head around what Microtick is doing on Cosmos/Tendermint, it left me wondering if something similar couldn't be employed to achieve what you've been talking about here - or if it's altogether inapplicable/incompatible/impractical in this instance. http://microtick.com/ https://blog.cosmos.network/microtick-on-cosmos-tendermint-8fc2065ec3e6 https://chorusone.libsyn.com/23-microtick-price-oracles-and-short-term-options-with-mark-jackson-and-kent-barton
  8. '"Well, I have some idea how fast I was going, yes"
  9. @JoelKatz - I'm wondering if you or anybody on the Ripple team would be willing to share some perspective on comments that Brian Kerr made recently at the Sept. 12th Singapore Cosmos meetup? I realize that there is only so much that can be put on the table for discussion here, but it's fascinating to watch all of this unfold. Here's what he said: "We actually had one of our early investors, Ripple, ask us - ‘hey, we have all these MSBs, and they’re sending money .. with XRP using our platform called xRapid. But they don’t want to have the currency risk of XRP. Could you guys actually build us a stablecoin?" https://youtu.be/Ej9uVbOtpeo?t=4588 The inquiry that Brian is referring to - how recently was it made, and was it borne more or less out of regulatory concern or that of market volatility? As @MrFreshXRP alluded, we know that Kava will be launching their CDP platform soon, which will likewise issue a stablecoin that can be collateralized with XRP. A few months back, Brian made these comments in the Kava Telegram describing one potential usecase for a then theoretical Kava XRP backed stablecoin (USDX): " ... if markets were made on xRapid integrated exchanges for USDX, the MSBs that use xRapid with XRP currently could use USDX instead, removing volatility risk while still having the speeds they desire." Moving forward, how might any of what you're building now interoperate with what Kava is building, and moreover - in which ways can you envision one effort potentially benefiting the other?
  10. I was just curious why it had been making the rounds again now - whether there were any new developments, etc. I put the older links here for reference/clarity, but no reason to apologize really. This might not be new, but new to somebody, and equally as helpful --- but context is key, sure Incidentally, further down in Dan Tapiero's timeline he links to this great video
  11. https://www.ripple.com/insights/you-can-now-use-ripple-to-buy-spend-and-trade-gold/ https://www.ripple.com/insights/gbi-integration-allows-ripple-users-to-trade-send-and-spend-gold/ https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2014/07/29/1146654/0/en/Anyone-Can-Now-Trade-Send-and-Spend-Physical-Gold-Online-via-GBI-s-Ripple-Gateway.html https://cointelegraph.com/news/you-can-now-use-ripple-to-buy-spend-and-trade-gold
  12. Same ... also "Standard Bank is the biggest in Africa by assets and will be joining the likes of ING and BNP Paribas on the distributed network"
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