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Hash

Hash is an important element in the description of blockchain infrastructures. It refers to the output of a cryptographic function for mapping inputs to particular outputs that seem arbitrary. Hashes are primarily useful for efficient data identification. READ MORE

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Halving

Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin run on a finite supply, thereby implying their characterization as a scarce digital commodity. The total amount of Bitcoin issued could never cross 21 million. So, the number of Bitcoins generated for every block is reduced by half every four years in a process known as halving.


Hashrate

Hashrate refers to the rate at which a specific machine is capable of addressing a particular hashing function. The Hashrate is generally similar to common CPU speed. Hashrate is calculated on the basis of number of times that a machine could perform specific functions per second. As a result, ASICs are capable of showcasing higher hashrate in comparison to processors with similar clock speed.


haecceity
A ‘haecceity’ (from the Latin, haecceitas, which translates literally as ‘thisness’) is a certain kind of property: a primitive, particular, nonqualitative property of an individual, i.e. the property of being a specific individual (or, perhaps, the property of being identical with a specific individual).
Submitted by: Latin

Han Suyin

Hashgraph

Hashgraph is a decentralized ledger that depends on a gossip protocol for communicating transactions alongside a tangle-style consensus approach. READ MORE

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Submitted by: 101blockchains.com

H L Mencken (3)
The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out... without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos. Almost inevitably he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane, intolerable.
Submitted by: American Journalist (1880-1956)

H L Mencken (9)
Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.
Submitted by: American Journalist (1880-1956)

H L Mencken (8)
Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage.
Submitted by: American Journalist (1880-1956)

H L Mencken (7)
Democracy, too, is a religion. It is the worship of jackals by jackasses.
Submitted by: American Journalist (1880-1956)

H L Mencken (6)
Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
Submitted by: American Journalist (1880-1956)

H L Mencken (5)
Government is a broker in pillage, and every election is a sort of advance auction in stolen goods.
Submitted by: American Journalist (1880-1956)

H L Mencken (4)
The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.
Submitted by: American Journalist (1880-1956)

H L Mencken (2)
The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.
Submitted by: American Journalist (1880-1956)

H L Mencken (14)
The best teacher is not the one who knows most but the one who is most capable of reducing knowledge to that simple compound of the obvious and wonderful.
Submitted by: American Journalist (1880-1956)

H L Mencken (13)
Truth would quickly cease to be stranger than fiction, once we got as used to it.
Submitted by: American Journalist (1880-1956)

H L Mencken (12)
Conscience is the inner voice that warns us somebody may be looking.
Submitted by: American Journalist (1880-1956)

H L Mencken (11)
If a politician found he had cannibals among his constituents, he would promise them missionaries for dinner.
Submitted by: American Journalist (1880-1956)

H L Mencken (10)
Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under.
Submitted by: American Journalist (1880-1956)

H L Mencken (1)
Nobody ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public.
Submitted by: American Journalist (1880-1956)

H L Mencken
You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.
Submitted by: American Journalist (1880-1956)

H. G. Wells

H.R.748 - CARES Act [2020] of the 116th Congress

H.R.748 - CARES Act [2020] legislated by the 116th House of Congress (2019-2020)

Submitted by: Act of Congress

Hammond Innes

Hanlon's Razor
Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity.
Submitted by: Proverb

Hannah Arendt (10)
For politics is not like the nursery; in politics obedience and support are the same.
Submitted by: German-American Political Theorist (1906-1975)

Hannah Arendt (9)
And the distinction between violent and non-violent action is that the former is exclusively bent upon the destruction of the old, and the latter is chiefly concerned with the establishment of something new.
Submitted by: German-American Political Theorist (1906-1975)

Hannah Arendt (8)
Caution in handling generally accepted opinions that claim to explain whole trends of history is especially important for the historian of modern times, because the last century has produced an abundance of ideologies that pretend to be keys to history but are actually nothing but desperate efforts to escape responsibility.
Submitted by: German-American Political Theorist (1906-1975)

Hannah Arendt (7)
When all are guilty, no one is; confessions of collective guilt are the best possible safeguard against the discovery of culprits, and the very magnitude of the crime the best excuse for doing nothing.
Submitted by: German-American Political Theorist (1906-1975)

Hannah Arendt (6)
Love, by its very nature, is unworldly, and it is for this reason rather than its rarity that it is not only apolitical but antipolitical, perhaps the most powerful of all antipolitical forces.
Submitted by: German-American Political Theorist (1906-1975)

Hannah Arendt (5)
The common prejudice that love is as common as romance" may be due to the fact that we all learned about it first through poetry. But the poets fool us; they are the only ones to whom love is not only a crucial - but an indispensable experience.
Submitted by: German-American Political Theorist (1906-1975)

Hannah Arendt (4)
Clichés, stock phrases, adherence to conventional, standardised codes of expression and conduct have the socially recognised function of protecting us against reality, that is, against the claim on our thinking attention that all events and facts make by virtue of their existence.
Submitted by: German-American Political Theorist (1906-1975)

Hannah Arendt (3)
Before mass leaders seize the power to fit reality to their lies, their propaganda is marked by its extreme contempt for facts as such, for in their opinion fact depends entirely on the power of man who can fabricate it.
Submitted by: German-American Political Theorist (1906-1975)

Hannah Arendt (2)
The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi or the dedicated communist, but people for whom the distinction between fact and fiction, true and false, no longer exists.
Submitted by: German-American Political Theorist (1906-1975)

Hannah Arendt (13)
The new always happens against the overwhelming odds of statistical laws and their probability, which for all practical, everyday purposes amounts to certainty; the new therefore always appears in the guise of a miracle.
Submitted by: German-American Political Theorist (1906-1975)

Hannah Arendt (12)
Action, as distinguished from fabrication, is never possible in isolation; to be isolated is to be deprived of the capacity to act.
Submitted by: German-American Political Theorist (1906-1975)

Hannah Arendt (11)
Only crime and the criminal, it is true, confront us with the perplexity of radical evil; but only the hypocrite is really rotten to the core.
Submitted by: German-American Political Theorist (1906-1975)

Hannah Arendt (1)
Only the mob and the elite can be attracted by the momentum of totalitarianism itself. The masses have to be won by propaganda.
Submitted by: German-American Political Theorist (1906-1975)

Hardware Wallet

Hardware wallet refers to any physical device such as the popular Ledger Wallet, which can be connected to the web with a facility for interaction with online exchanges.


Harry Reid
Harry Mason Reid (2-Dec-1939) is a retired American lawyer and politician, Harry M Reid served as a United States Senator from Nevada from 1987 to 2017. He led the Senate Democratic Caucus from 2005 to 2017 and was the Senate Majority Leader from 2007 to 2015. Neoliberal legitimacy archetype.

Harry Reid Wikipedia

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Harry S Truman (1)
Socialism is a scare-word they have hurled at every advance the people have made in the last 20 years. Socialism is what they called public power. Socialism is what they called social security. Socialism is what they called farm price supports. Socialism is what they called bank deposit insurance. Socialism is what they called the growth of free and independent labour organisations. Socialism is their name for almost anything that helps all the people.
Submitted by: American President (1884-1972)

Harry S Truman (2)
The Marine Corps is the Navy's police force and as long as I am President that is what it will remain. They have a propaganda machine that is almost equal to Stalin's.
Submitted by: American President (1884-1972)

Haruki Murakami

Harvard / Ivy League Lockdown
Submitted by: Academia Owned

Hash Collision

Hash collision happens in the circumstances when two inputs are mapping to the same output hash. However, it is impossible to offer two sets of meaningful data with colliding hashes. Although users can construct hashes from data, they cannot reconstruct data from hashes.


Hash Function

Hash function refers to a cryptographic function that enables mapping of inputs to particular yet visibly random outputs.




Heather Heying

Evolutionary biologist, victim of "woke" cancellation and host of the sceptical anti-institution Dark Horse podcast with her husband and fellow biologist Bret Weinstein.

Submitted by: anti-institution broadcaster scientist

Heffner Research Institute
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The Heffter Institute promotes research of the highest scientific quality with the classic hallucinogens and related compounds (sometimes called psychedelics) in order to contribute to a greater understanding of the mind leading to the improvement of the human condition, and to alleviate suffering.

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Helen Steele
We feel this is a matter of free speech, people should have the right to put alternative views across and criticise multinationals, especially those who spend a fortune pushing their own propaganda.

Henrik Ibsen

Henry A Wallace
The American fascists are most easily recognised by their deliberate perversion of truth and fact. Their newspapers and propaganda carefully cultivate every fissure of disunity, every crack in the common front against fascism.

Henry Ford
It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.
Submitted by: American Industrialist

Henry Kissinger
It is not a matter of what is true that counts, but a matter of what is perceived to be true.
Submitted by: American Statesman (1923-)

Henry Miller (1)
Everything we shut our eyes to, everything we run away from, everything we deny, denigrate or despise, serves to defeat us in the end. What seems nasty, painful, evil, can become a source of beauty, joy, and strength, if faced with an open mind.
Submitted by: American Writer (1891-1980)

Henry Miller

Herbert Spencer
The ultimate result of shielding men from the results of folly is to fill the world with fools.
Submitted by: American (1820-1903)

Herman Göhring (1)
Why of course the people don't want war. Why should some poor slob on a farm want to risk his life in a war when the best he can get out of it is to come back to his farm in one piece? Naturally the common people don't want war neither in Russia, nor in England, nor for that matter in Germany. That is understood. But, after all, it is the leaders of the country who determine the policy and it is always a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, or a fascist dictatorship, or a parliament, or a communist dictatorship.
Submitted by: German Nazi Marshall (1893-1946)

Herman Göhring (2)
Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the peacemakers for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any country.
Submitted by: German Nazi Marshall (1893-1946)

Herman Hesse

Hexadecimal Notation

Hexadecimal notation is basically the representation of raw data in base of 16 rather than base of two or base of 10.


highlowblog.com
Submitted by: Pop-Culture


History: Afghanistan Timeline 2500BC to 2020AD

Link to high resolution image timeline of Afghanistan 2500BC to 2020AD history overview.

Submitted by: History

History: Battle of Blair Mountain
Battle of Blair Mountain (West Virginia, 1921) @ WIKIPEDIA ENTRY.
Submitted by: History

History: British East India Company Half Entire World Trade
Submitted by: History

History: Calvin Case of the Postnati (1608)
Calvin's Case, also known as the Case of the Postnati, was a 1608 English legal decision establishing that a child born in Scotland, after the Union of the Crowns under King James VI and I in 1603, was considered under the common law to be an English subject and entitled to the benefits of English law. Calvin's Case was eventually adopted by courts in the United States, and the case played an important role in shaping the American rule of birthright citizenship via jus soli ("law of the soil", or citizenship by virtue of birth within the territory of a sovereign state).
Submitted by: History

History: CIA and Mafia in Italy 1947-8
In 1947 the CIA (having, that year, superseded the OSS) was faced with its first daunting task, i.e. how to prevent the Italian Communist Party (PCI) from forming the next government. Elections were scheduled for 1948 and the PCI was a virtual shoe-in not just in Italy proper, but in Sicily as well. Fortunately, ‘Gladio’ was ready and waiting. The gladiators had been training in a special camp set up in Sardinia under the local command of the former WW2 Italian fascist leader, Prince Junio Valerio Borghese.In addition, hundreds of American mafioso began to arrive on the shores of Italy to lend a hand with the communist ‘problem’. The arrival of the ‘made men’ was the result of Donovan’s efforts from 1943 onward in working with American mobsters Charles ‘Lucky’ Luciano and Vito Genovese to conger new (drug) funding for the OSS’s off-books’ operations, and to reinstall the Sicilian mafia on the island in the leadup to Operation Husky (the Allied invasion of Sicily). These forces were now unleashed on the Italian electorate, and through 1948 an average of five people a week were murdered by the CIA-backed terrorist units. The results were grimly predictable.
Submitted by: History

History: English Common Law Individual Rights
They were certain basic rights that all subjects of the English monarch were understood to be entitled to, such as those expressed in Magna Carta since 1215, the Petition of Right in 1628, the Habeas Corpus Act 1679 and the Bill of Rights 1689.In a legal case in 1608 that came to be known as Calvin's Case, or the Case of the Postnati, the Law Lords decided in 1608 that Scotsmen born after King James I united Scotland and England (the postnati) had all the rights of Englishmen. This decision would have a subsequent effect on the concept of the "rights of Englishmen" in British America.
Submitted by: History

History: First Command of George Washington General
First command of George Washington was to kick out the blacks from the American army. In fact POC mostly fought on the British side for fear of slavery.
Submitted by: History

History: Italy Election 1948
A massive letter writing campaign from Americans of Italian extraction to their relatives and friends in Italy – at first written by individuals in their own words or guided by “sample letters” in newspapers, soon expanded to mass-produced, pre- written, postage-paid form letters, cablegrams, “educational circulars”, and posters, needing only an address and signature. And – from a group calling itself The Committee to Aid Democracy in Italy – half a million picture postcards illustrating the gruesome fate awaiting Italy if it voted for “dictatorship” or “foreign dictatorship”. In all, an estimated 10 million pieces of mail were written and distributed by newspapers, radio stations, churches, the American Legion, wealthy individuals, etc.; and business advertisements now included offers to send letters airmail to Italy even if you didn’t buy the product. All this with the publicly expressed approval of the Acting Secretary of State and the Post Office which inaugurated special “Freedom Flights” to give greater publicity to the dispatch of the mail to Italy.
Submitted by: History

History: Rights of Englishman in America
George Mason, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, stated that "We claim nothing but the liberty and privileges of Englishmen in the same degree, as if we had continued among our brethren in Great Britain."
Submitted by: History

History: US Senate
Term of the Senate, [26 June] 1787 @ LINK.
Submitted by: History

History: William Colby CIA Director
“It was primarily this fear [spread of socialism/communism],” William Colby, former Director of the CIA, has written, “that had led to the formation of the Office of Policy Coordination, which gave the CIA the capability to undertake covert political, propaganda, and paramilitary operations in the first place.”
Submitted by: History

Hong Kong Chinese Labour Bulletin
  • Chinese Labour Bulletin: Union Activity Tracker
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    Horace Walpole
    The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.
    Submitted by: English Politician (1717-1797)

    Hospitalisations in England 1-Feb-2021 to 29-Aug-2021
    9,472 people were admitted to English hospitals with the highly transmissible Delta variant of coronavirus between 1 February 2021 and 29 August 2021. 5,098 people were under 50.Some 3,742 – or 73 per cent – of the under 50s were unvaccinated. Over 70% of the over 50s were vaccinated.
    Submitted by: nhs.uk

    Hot Wallet

    The hot wallet in blockchain points out to wallets that are connected directly to the internet at all times, such as the ones held on centralized exchanges.


    How does Tor maintain anonymity when a source and destination are required at the end? (13-Mar-2020)

    How does Tor maintain anonymity when a source and destination are required at the end? question and answer on stackexchange website, plus index of similar answers.

    Submitted by: Privacy

    How To Academy (London)

    London How To Academy website. How To Academy is an organisation for people who think big. From Nobel laureates to Pulitzer Prize winners, we invite the world’s most influential voices to London to share new ideas for changing ourselves, our communities, and the world.

    "We host leading artists and thinkers in an unrivalled programme of public talks, debates and conferences – from Yuval Noah Harari to Natalie Portman, Emma Watson to Eric Schmidt. We help businesses discover transformative new strategies, anticipate the future, and inspire their staff with keynotes and workshops by internationally-acclaimed economists, psychologists, politicians, and thought leaders. We offer masterclasses live and online with experts in essential twenty-first century skills, like leadership, public-speaking, decision-making and resilience. And we make books, podcasts and films to share insight and innovation around the world."

    Our Team:

    • John Gordon | Director
    • Sam Algranti | COO & Head of Design
    • Vassili Christodoulou | Deputy Director
    • Dana Outcalt | Senior Events Producer

    Submitted by: howtoacademy.com

    How To Destroy Surveillance Capitalism - Cory Doctorow

    How To Destroy Surveillance Capitalism - Cory Doctorow long read article about Big Tech/State surveillance, monopoly; myths and existential threats.

    Submitted by: Cory Doctorow

    Howard Zinn (1)
    What matters most is not who is sitting in the White House, but who is sitting in, and who is marching outside the White House, pushing for change.
    Submitted by: American Historian (1922-2010)

    Howard Zinn (2)
    Civil disobedience is not our problem. Our problem is civil obedience. Our problem is that people all over the world have obeyed the dictates of leaders and millions have been killed because of this obedience Our problem is that people are obedient all over the world in the face of poverty and starvation and stupidity, and war, and cruelty. Our problem is that people are obedient while the jails are full of petty thieves (and) the grand thieves are running the country. That's our problem.
    Submitted by: American Historian (1922-2010)

    Huge Number of Hospital Workers Still Unvaccinated
    Submitted by: WebMD.com

    Hugo Black (1)
    In the First Amendment the Founding Fathers gave the free press the protection it must have to fulfil its essential role in our democracy. The press was to serve the governed, not the governors. The Government’s power to censor the press was abolished so that the press would remain forever free to censure the Government. The press was protected so that it could bare the secrets of government and inform the people. Only a free and unrestrained press can effectively expose deception in government. And paramount among the responsibilities of a free press is the duty to prevent any part of the Government from deceiving the people and sending them off to distant lands to die of foreign fevers and foreign shot and shell.
    Submitted by: American Judge (1886-1971)

    Hugo Black (2)
    Only a free and unrestrained press can effectively expose deception in government. And paramount among the responsibilities of a free press is the duty to prevent any part of the Government from deceiving the people and sending them off to distant lands to die of foreign fevers and foreign shot and shell.
    Submitted by: American Judge (1886-1971)

    Hunter S Thompson
    Crowd-pleasers [demagogues] are generally brainless swine who can go out on a stage and whip their supporters into an orgiastic frenzy -then go back to the office and sell every one of the poor bastards down the tube for a nickel apiece.
    Submitted by: American Gonzo Journalist (1937-2005)

    Hunter S Thompson
    The press is a gang of cruel faggots. Journalism is not a profession or a trade. It is a cheap catch-all for fuckoffs and misfits -a false doorway to the backside of life, a filthy piss-ridden little hole nailed off by the building inspector, but just deep enough for a wino to curl up from the sidewalk and masturbate like a chimp in a zoo-cage.
    Submitted by: American Gonzo Journalist (1937-2005)

    Hunter S. Thompson
    The press is a gang of cruel faggots. Journalism is not a profession or a trade. It is a cheap catch-all for fuckoffs and misfits a false doorway to the backside of life, a filthy piss-ridden little hole nailed off by the building inspector, but just deep enough for a wino to curl up from the sidewalk and masturbate like a chimp in a zoo-cage.
    Submitted by: American Gonzo Journalist (1937-2005)

    Hybrid Consensus Model

    The hybrid consensus model focuses on combining the best functionalities from Proof of Stake (PoS) and Proof of Work (PoW) consensus mechanisms. Hybrid consensus model enables validation of blocks by miners as well as voters, thereby leading to balance in network governance.


    Hyde Amendment (1976)
    Submitted by: Prejudice

    Hyperledger

    Hyperledger is one of the top enterprise favorites for leveraging the power of blockchain. Hyperledger features an assortment of tools offered by IBM and helps in creating enterprise-level consortium chains with hosting by The Linux Foundation. READ MORE

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    Submitted by: 101blockchains.com


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    “A really efficient totalitarian state would be one in which the all-powerful executive of political bosses and their army of managers control a population of slaves who do not have to be coerced, because they love their servitude. To make them love it is the task assigned to ministries of propaganda, newspaper editors and schoolteachers…"