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[01:19] <stellar-slack> I telework across international boundaries so faster forex with less fees has a direct impact on me. BTC was interesting yet mostly shunned by existing infrastructure. Stellar seems like it could be a genuine progression of financial core services.
[01:21] <stellar-slack> joining slack lets me watch the conversation and learn by slow adsorption rather than trying to focus on learning all of stellar in one chunk...
[03:03] <stellar-slack> benrussell: I’m in that same boat. Though so far all the local currency gateways have a fair bit of setup
[03:04] <stellar-slack> I’ve been using ATMs as a workaround, but it feels really silly to pull out a big wad of cash only to put it right back in the machine
[03:10] <stellar-slack> i've been using http://xe.com|xe.com
[03:10] <stellar-slack> their email system is ... questionable at best
[03:11] <stellar-slack> i get email notification that a deposit has been made on the day that i receive it, which is 7-10 days _after_ the actual deposit
[03:11] <stellar-slack> it's all dated as though their system works properly and i rx notification as the event happens on the senders end
[03:15] <stellar-slack> ah, good looking rates. Looks like they don’t handle Japan though. The ATM does the job for me though
[04:44] <stellar-slack> https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1051324.0
[07:05] <stellar-slack> Who can tell me when you log in to your account stellar, it appears connecting error?
[08:01] <stellar-slack> thanks for the heads up lovestorm203, if you retry (or let the in-browser app retry) it should clear out. 2/5 of the public servers are out of sync and I suspect if you happen to hit one of those two it’ll just say “Connecting"
[08:13] <stellar-slack> I’m doing a little maneuvering to see if I can get the network fully connected again
[08:57] <stellar-slack> so finally we know the auction was just a joke
[08:57] <stellar-slack> so disappointed.
[08:58] <stellar-slack> https://xrptalk.org/topic/6306-ripple-labs-responded-to-bitstamp-lawsuit-jed-co-exceeded-the-agreed-upon-xrp-sales-limits/?p=78614
[08:59] <stellar-slack> It was just a way to fund SDF with the money of Jed (yeah it was easy to give some funds to his cousin). I thought there would have more ethics.
[09:00] <stellar-slack> just disappointed...
[09:43] <stellar-slack> i just read between the lines that at least, for certain large holder, it's more comfortable to hold $1M stellar than xrp even when Stellar is still in redesigning phase and ripple/xrp is out there several years earlier approaching banks & FIs.
[11:44] <stellar-slack> Connecting still happen when I logged in, I can not or do other transactions
[11:46] <stellar-slack> yeah, stellard seems to be having some issues at the moment. Looks like one public server is working anyway
[11:50] <stellar-slack> everything was still to be overcome?
[12:11] <stellar-slack> still ongoing yes
[12:12] <stellar-slack> I’ll keep looking around but we may be offline until the core team wakes up
[12:19] <stellar-slack> OK, Thanks you @matschaffer
[14:59] <stellar-slack> Amazing op-ed by Melinda Gates in the NYTimes: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/02/business/dealbook/melinda-gates-cellphones-for-women-aid-ascent-from-poverty.html?_r=2
[14:59] <stellar-slack> "Here is what life is like for a woman with no bank account in a developing country. She keeps her savings hidden — in pots, under mattresses, in fields. She constantly worries about thieves. She may even worry about her husband taking cash she has budgeted for their children’s needs. Sending money to a family member in another village is risky and can take days. Obtaining a loan in an emergency is often im
[16:46] <stellar-slack> this is great @vanessa, thank you :lt3:
[16:47] <bittrex-richie> is anyone having problems with the sfd servers?
[22:20] <stellar-slack> this actually looks kind of cool http://www.cryptovideochallenge.com/
[22:21] <stellar-slack> contest to create a video promoting any kind of digital currency or service that uses digital currency (so something like Reveal would count, too)
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