This Easter, be glad for the joys of time

The furnace that consumed the roof and fabled spire of Notre Dame on Monday had not yet cooled when an architectural competition to rebuild the maimed 12th-century cathedral was announced. Would Frank Gehry throw in his hat? Norman Foster? Richard Rogers of Pompidou fame? Notre Dame is a focus of Catholicism in a country that, at least since the French […]

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Atheist prayers can be denied by House chaplain, appeals court rules

In this 2016, file photo Rev. Patrick Conroy, chaplain of the House of Representatives, delivers an interfaith message on the steps of the Capitol in Washington for the victims of the mass shooting at an LGBT nightclub in Orlando. (Photo: J. Scott Applewhite, AP) In the federal appeals court Friday, the atheist didn’t have a prayer. A U.S. Court of Appeals for […]

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The IMF and World Bank are Experimenting with Blockchain. Should We Be Worried?

Public reaction to the news that the International Monetary Fund and World Bank are experimenting with blockchain technology and cryptoassets has been varied across the board. On Friday, the Financial Times reported the multinational agencies launched a permissioned blockchain and internal cryptoasset called “Learning Coin” to better understand distributed ledgers and associated use cases.  One commentator described the development as […]

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China Could Be Preparing To BAN Crypto Mining

Cryptocurrency and China have had a rough history and over the past two years, things haven’t gone as smoothly as you’d hope. The top economic entity in the nation has pushed forward some new rules that would see government close down all cryptocurrency mining facilities across the country. The act of crypto mining died down a few months ago, as […]

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