Hypothetical: Banks join the bitcoin economy, they purchase Bitcoins then peg it to their own virtual currency which they lend out, practicing fractional reserve banking. What issues do you see in that scenario?
Open question: People’s thoughts on the current climate of Bitcoin and gaming economies? MMOs and casual games often use microtransactions and their own internal currencies to pull in money from World of Warcraft selling virtual pets to Farmville and cows.
Tulip mania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Tulip mania or tulipomania (Dutch names include: tulpenmanie, tulpomanie, tulpenwoede, tulpengekte and bollengekte) was a period in the Dutch Golden Age during which contract prices for bulbs of the recently introduced tulip reached extraordinarily h...
Open question: (and related to @SetDeep's question), what is your opinion of Canada's pending digital currency? Is it positive to have a centrally controlled gov't crypto-currency or not? I have my own opinions, but I'm curious as to the crowd's thoughts.