Ed-vise Episode 158

A chilled garage GOOD MORNING!!! to you all! Man it’s cold in my garage. But it’s either that or deal with a 4 year old at my inside desk!

Today’s bit o trivia: Yasuke. In 1579 a Jesuit priest brought to Japan a 6’2″ black man from Africa. The Japanese people had NEVER seen a black person up to that point. Let alone one who had any type of ability to speak Japanese. Well, Yasuke did. Not fluently but enough to win the admiration of Oda Nobunaga who brought Yasuke into his house and made him his trusted warrior and Samurai. Yup. Yasuke was probably the first non-Japanese samurai.


Free For All Friday Ed-vise today. Another Friday! Open Mat; Open Pizza Night!

Crypto Currency or politics. Which one would you like to read? I can do either one.

I’ll go with Crypto. BitCoin to many. Bitcoin being the big player on the field. I’ll touch on it here but I plan to say more on it next week.

There are large numbers of people who have no idea what this is all about and how people are making billions on this thing. The entire thing is very polarizing and confusing. Many older investors are pointing out the “scam” of it; Elon Musk isn’t. His problem is how much energy from the power girds it takes to “mine” a cyber coin.

The value of a crypto coin comes from what someone will give for that coin. Just like anything else. A diamond for instance. It’s a form of a rock. Yet we humans place a lot of value on that diamond. Why? Because a long time ago, someone said “diamonds are a girl’s best friend.” Otherwise, it’s a rock. Side note: Debeers has a monopoly on diamonds and has the ability to flood the market with diamonds making them almost worthless.

So it is with crypto. Someone will pay money for the coin. Even if they cannot touch it, they will pay for it. Because they believe they can then take that coin and offer it to Elon Musk for a Tesla. I’m just saying

That’s it for today. Take care of yourselves. Check in on each other and remember just because diarrhea runs in your jeans does not make it hereditary! HAHAHAHAHHAHA…that’s funny!


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