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Vyper is a programming language, that is used for building smart contracts. It can also be complied for Ethereum.



The validator in a blockchain ecosystem basically refers to a participant in Proof of Stake consensus algorithm. Validators have to submit security deposits for inclusion in the validator set.

Vaccine Apartheid: USA Hoarding 500 Million Doses
Submitted by: scheerpost.com

Vaclav Havel

Various Articles @ 10th September 2021

Groundbreaking technique yields important new details on silicon, subatomic particles and possible ‘fifth force’ (21-Aug-2021) @ ARTICLE on sciencedaily.com website.

Too much free time may be almost as bad as too little - Using excess discretionary time on productive activities can help bolster well-being @ ARTICLE on Science Daily August 2021

Assessing China's Prosperity Campaign (9-Sept-2021) @ LONG ARTICLE LINK on brookings.edu website.

Hacker Lawyer Jay Leiderman Is Dead at 50 - California defence attorney known for his whistleblower advocacy and defense of political dissidents and hackers, was confirmed dead in Ventura County (8-Sept-2021) @ DEATH NOTICE ARTICLE on slashdot.org website.

Submitted by: Articles

VeryWellHealth: COVID-19 Vaccine/Treatment/Adverse Effects Insurance?
Submitted by: verywellhealth.com

Victor Hugo (1)
In a little town, there are many mouths which talk, and very few heads which think.
Submitted by: French Writer

Victor Hugo

VigiAccess gateway to VigiBase: WHO Global Case Safety Database for Medicinal Products
  • VigiBase is the unique WHO global database of individual case safety reports (ICSRs). It is the largest database of its kind in the world
  • VigiAccess launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2015 to provide public access to information in VigiBase, the WHO global database of reported potential side effects of medicinal products
Submitted by: vigiaccess.org | who-umc.org

Viktor Frankl

Virginia Woolf

Submitted by: Virology

Virtual Machine

Virtual Machine refers to an operating system that runs on another operating system. Virtual Machines are important for allocating the processing strength of large servers to the simpler / smaller applications.

Virtue Ethics versus Principles Ethics
Virtue ethics is based on the consequences of actions, whereas principle-based ethics is based on character traits. Virtue ethics is based on set of rules, whereas principle-based ethics is based on consequences of actions.
Submitted by: Ethics

Visualisation Pages
Submitted by: US Slavery

Vittorio de Sica
Moral indignation is in most cases 2% moral, 48% indignation and 50% envy.

Vladimir Lenin
Truth is the most precious thing. That's why we should ration it.
Submitted by: Russian Revolutionary (1860-1924)

Vladimir Lenin
The theory of Marx and Engels of the inevitability of a violent revolution refers to the bourgeois state. The latter cannot be superseded by the proletarian state (the dictatorship of the proletariat) through the process of 'withering away', but, as a general rule, only through a violent revolution. The panegyric Engels sang in its honour, and which fully corresponds to Marx's repeated statements.
Submitted by: Russian Revolutionary (1860-1924)

Vladimir Nabokov (1)
Curiosity is insubordination in its purest form.
Submitted by: Russian-American Writer

Vladimir Nabokov

Voltaire (1) [François-Marie Arouet]
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.
Submitted by: French Philosopher (1694-1778)

Voltaire (2) [François-Marie Arouet]
History is fables agreed upon.
Submitted by: French Philosopher (1694-1778)

Voltaire (3) [François-Marie Arouet]
What can you say to a man who tells you he prefers obeying God rather than men, and that as a result he's certain he'll go to heaven if he cuts your throat?
Submitted by: French Philosopher (1694-1778)

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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…"