Singapore Pilot puts aviation career on hold to work on Bitcoin startup in Sweden

Recently, a person rediscovered his $27 stash of bitcoin had bloomed into $886,000, buying him an upscale apartment, the couple travelling on bitcoin also made a stop in Singapore!   A singapore pilot literally picked up his bags and left for sweden to start FYB Sweden (find your bitcoin) which caters to northern europe. TechinAsia explores his life story as well as his motivations, and his thoughts on bitcoin between europe and asia, as well as his thoughts on bitcoin in Singapore. From Techinasia and reddit: Shiwen is…
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10 days to solve 10 year old HIV Puzzle? No Problem for Crowdsourced Gamers

via Esti In 2011, it looks like gamers from a crowdsourced platform game foldit were able to in combined distributed cloud and crowd gaming power solve in 10 days a problem that had bugged scientists for 10 years. Though this is a while back, there may be potential that this can be applied to other ailments, and by 2013 there may be some new scientific advancement waiting in the wings. It may also lead to interesting stuff with artificial intelligence too. Even though the article is 2 years…
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11 Treasures of the Lockless Luckbox: Market Watch Dota2

New Bloom Festival is out! Update: Microplushies blindbox and Lockless Luckbox revisit Update Added microplush update price list to bottom Update: RPS reports that the $38,000 USD flaming pink puppy has lost almost 90% of its value to $4000 Seen the DK v Alliance matches? Or the Korean Dota 2 Cosplayers? Breaking News: PAADA just sold his ethereal flames wardog for $38,000! Update post diretide: After the Diretide patch that has introduced socketing and crafting, (perhaps making the pink puppy swing in price) the lockless luckbox have tanked…
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Cookie Clicker 1.0383 Changelog, Changes

Cookie Clicker is a game that is at first glance about clicking cookies, but has a deeper metagame. If you've never played the game, you can try it at cookie clicker here, or if you've played it but are looking for the dungeon, the dungeon beta for cookie clicker. via Quarebeta Generally, seems to be a bug where golden cookies keep spawning, seems to be fixed but might still exists in old games. Speed baking shadow achievements reset, this is likely linked to the gated heavenly chips to…
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New Tencent Lawyers’ first task: Play some games

In an interesting interview with Tencent's General Counsel Brent Irvin, The Lawyer (in Chatty Man) reveals that: For junior lawyers this means doing their duty can be fun. Irvin points out that as part of the training programme new staff members spend days just playing the online video games developed or distributed by the company. That is to say, as I read it, a new lawyer joining Tencent will first undergo a training programme that will involve playing their online video games. Since Tencent owns riot, very possibly…
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Steam Dota 2 Market Watch

Update: Microplushies and Lockless Luckbox revisit Update Update: RPS reports that the $38,000 USD flaming pink puppy has lost almost 90% of its value to $4000 With Valve releasing the first blood patch, a lot of items that previously could not be sold will now be marketable on the Steam community market. Even commons and uncommons are largely listable as opposed to previously where it was mainly Tournament items and Genuines. The first blood patch is also notable for other changes such as the removal of fountain hook,…
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Dota 2, Perfect World on Wall Street Journal Press Releases Section, Diablo 3 too

You can see ༼ つ ◕_◕ ༽つ Give DIRETIDE making its way all the way to Forbes too   As can be seen from the link here: # (but don't get too excited, do note the first part where: "The Wall Street Journal news department was not involved in the creation of this content.") Here's the screenshot if you just want to see the WSJ header and then dota upon looking further down The Wall Street Journal news department was not involved in the creation of this content.…
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