Possibly The Funniest (Profitable) Stock Recommendation of All Time (PSON)
...For our younger readers, here is Mr. Subliminal on Donald Trump cheating on his wife Ivana in 1990:
And here's FT Alphaville's editor, Paul Murphy,
on former FT Alphaville owner Pearson and its stock, Dec. 1, the day the Financial Times was handed over to Nikkei, while appearing to be having a normal conversation with Alphavillein Bryce Elder:
Watch as a Master Trolls the Trolls: Pluto Edition
Some say "Don't feed the trolls".So you've got that Now stir in a bit of Izabella Kaminska, only the second editor in Alphaville's history, as she riles up the crypto crowd:
Here Paul Murphy doesn't just chum them in.
He gets 'em close and then shoves the gavage tube down their troll throats to force-feed the little buggers and create a 42-comment foie gras.
Why blockchain is a belief system(and many, many more posts)
Bitcoin’s fractioning problem
Busting the myth that bitcoin is actually an efficient payment mechanism
Mix well and:
Sell all crypto and abandon all blockchain
I looked at the story a couple hours after it was posted and "What the hell?..."
There were already something on the order of 50 comments. Some brilliant:
Kay-ElAnd some straight up deranged.
It's a common enough behaviour to have it's own vocabulary: gazumping and gazundering. Who knows why people do things? I didn't say double spending was possible with proof of work, only gazumping.
I think even Mr. McCrum was a bit impressed:
Come for the article, stay for the comments https://t.co/Jx7IKs82Yz— Dan McCrum (@FD) April 13, 2018