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BitCoin is volatile. Too volatile to be practical. We've seen dips in it's value after some MtGox (or whatever it's called) went down, we've seen dips after China issued a law about BitCoin. I am cool with my salary depending on what my government decides, but I don't bloody want China to have a say on my salary.
Well, in theory, the salary could be contractually set in a proper currency (i.e. the €) and be changed into the apropriate BT value on payout, but that still means that I have either the risk of my money become less valueable a week or two after I received it or I'll have to exchange that in a proper currency as soon as I get it. Both suck.
Plus, frankly, this whole "nothing taken out for taxes" thing is both morally wrong and criminal.
No. Bitcoin and is underlined technologies are interesting, but it is on the order of going to Vegas and pulling a slot machine. You would be paid at the current rate of the bitcoin that day, if it increases you made a profit if not you have a loss. Try using your bitcoin salary when applying for a credit card or home mortgage.
Further, Bitcoin appears to the in thing for criminals. Like voice mail, the original concept has been corrupted to something people hate. Trying to hide money you earn from the Federal Government is criminal, according to law.
I ask question of those of you that own bitcoin, what would happen of the currency dropped to a penny a coin? What would your recourse be? What insurance do you have that your well invested money could be retrieved? Nothing, so bitcoin is a form of gambling, and the house always wins.
You're still responsible for taxes. In the US, the IRS has secret algorithms that guess what your income is, based on what they learn of your expenses. No visible means of support == tax cheater, and you will be audited. I'm pretty sure the tax departments in most European countries (Italy has been an exception) are the same. You might appear to get away with it for up to three years, because the IRS does its audits in the fourth year, but the risk is high. So you gotta ask yourself, 'Do I feel lucky?' Well, do you?
So you would keep your whole earned paycheck, nothing taken out for taxes.
Break the law? Especially the federal law? No. Low reward, very high risk.
And at least for what I get paid I suspect it would require breaking multiple laws since it would require circumvention processes that are also illegal.
Think about it, both sides of the transaction are anonymous
And the rate varies often. So how exactly do you negotiate your salary? Is it in another currency and thus effectively the only reason for doing it is to circumvent the law? If so I suspect that is another law broken in the above (conspiracy perhaps.)
Indeed. I got one level up from the call centre to a "floor manager" who informed me she was the only manager available. Apparently their senior management trust them so much that only one person has to be around.
Is that the future will keep clairvoyants in suspense.
«While I complain of being able to see only a shadow of the past, I may be insensitive to reality as it is now, since I'm not at a stage of development where I'm capable of seeing it. A few hundred years later another traveler despairing as myself, may mourn the disappearance of what I may have seen, but failed to see.» Claude Levi-Strauss (Tristes Tropiques, 1955)</
And if @PIEBALDconsult drops by, just double-click on the desktop and all the icons are hidden. (Double-click again and they re-appear.)
They used to have a "restore" option because Windows 7 would obliterate things once in a while, but on W10 with the latest fences, I don't see that option, so maybe they've figured out how to "fix" W10.
You realise with w10 you're supposed to use uwp-metro with big ass baby blocks
do you know how hard ms worked to give you that?
and then gave it to you for free?
show some appreciation and do what nads want's you to do:
1. just shut up and suck up whatever we give you as-is,
2. why? because after examining all of your data only we know what's best for you
3. and just because.
please avoid the old efficient desktop with icons and such like things they way you like them
the desktop and pretty much all customisation likely to be removed in future updates ... oh wait, you say only in some versions, isn't there supposed to be only one windows 10? good on ya ms, remove the confusion, by replacing it with even less understood product.
Been doing it to me since Vista. I keep mine lined up in columns, LHS of screen, but I have just given up on trying to maintain MY ordering. I don't recall seeing it happen dynamically as you describe; it's mostly after a reboot, sleep/hibernate or screen/monitor reconfiguration.
Software rusts. Simon Stephenson, ca 1994. So does this signature. me, 2012
Video driver updates I see mentioned already. I have had a few programs that are productivity and game based - that have the ability to work in a window or fullscreen do the same. The screen flashes and or resets all or just some of the icons on the desktop. I find that if I have moved things around and have not right clicked on the mouse on the desktop to refresh the screen, whatever I haved moved sometimes moves back.
I stopped updating windows after Win2k. I haven't seen anything like that.
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