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The Varoufakis Effect: 70 billion Euros extra debt?
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Must be the financing need to roll over the debt. And some capital flight. Can't be this worse.
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The surprising conclusion after 300 billion Euros worth of Greek drama might be that the Eurozone system works.
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And I changed my mind again. Looks like they'll end up with the ESM for the coming fifteen years just to roll over the debt. And maybe the Greeks are reducing their expenses too much.
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Worst case scenario for Greece:  No Food.
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Greece in a nutshell. In case a country goes bankrupt, you usually need: A) fiscal austerity, B) economic reforms, and C) debt restructuring.

Greece (now leftist) wants little A and B, and insists on more C.
Germany (technocrats) wants a lot of A and B, and no more C.
France (socialist-democrats) wants little A and B, but likely no C.
IMF (neoliberals) wants a lot of A, B, and C by others.
ECB (bank) wants a solvent Greece, Greek banks, and a deal.

That's about it.
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More silliness I believe. If you reason discretely about a continuum, that's effective. If you reason discretely about (reasoning over) the discrete, that's absurd.
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More local new. The Dutch government was recently sued for not abiding to CO2 reduction agreements by a local environment activist group.

In a surprising verdict, the Dutch judge ruled in favor of the activist group.

The Dutch government is now bound by the verdict to decrease CO2 emission levels by 25% by 2020.
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In case one instruction is too much for you. Instructionless programming through triggering page faults.
trapcc - Computing with traps
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Stackexchange assumes mathematics is a democracy.
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This argument comes up once every while on Lambda the Ultimate. I want to know where the flaw is.

TMs generating bitstream correspond with a subset of the reals within [0,1], therefore uncountable. Proof by contradiction:

Take a countable number of TMs all generating different bitstreams. Construct a Cantor TM which runs every nth TM upto the nth bit and outputs the reversed bit.

Now I have established there are uncountably many TMs.

(The argument is that every bitstream is a unique real in the set [0,1]. Since every TM can be seen to be represented by that real, we can use Cantor's construction to prove that there are uncountably many TMs.)

Where does it go wrong?
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Well. I am still not pleased either. I thought that without loss of generalization one can choose an enumeration. Someone convinced me otherwise, but now I have doubts again.
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Looks like the Greeks are ready to let their banks implode.
 
The end of Greece's membership in the EuroZone is now substantially more likely.

The country will almost certainly not make payments it owes on Tuesday, and it will hold on referendum several days later on whether to accept onerous bailout terms that may not even still be available post-default.

Citizens with funds in Greek banks will step up their withdrawals, out of a justifiable fear that they might wake up one morning to discover that yesterday's euros have been converted into depreciated drachmas. 
The ministers’ action came hours after the Greek prime minister called for a referendum on the creditors’ terms.
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I'm not a Platonist. The thought of Panta Rei, everything moves, I've always found more attractive.

One manner of reading Godels two incompleteness results is that if you try to reason about numbers, it turns out you can't. So, it's either our reasoning or our numbers which are flawed.

So I am tempted to blame it on numbers. Everything is continuous, the rest is a cosmic joke, and Godel tells us so.

It's effective though. We haven't found primes dividable by other numbers. 99.99, and then some, times classical higher-order logic works. There's just that one Godel sentence.
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This is simultaneously amazing, ridiculous, and terrifying.

As it turns out, the assembly instruction 'mov' is Turing complete.
movfuscator - The single instruction C compiler
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