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  • Email: rross@foldingcoin.net
  • Real Name: Robert Ross
  • Location: Indianapolis
  • Website: foldingcoin.net
  • Bio:

    From 2007 until present Robert has been building out MDFs and IDFs for multi million dollar companies across the midwest and has managed hundreds of new construction IT build outs for various project sizes from small retail stores to large shipping distribution centers. Also during this time frame Robert has serviced hundreds of general IT service calls dealing with everything from broadband, to network upgrades, and everything in between dealing with copper cabling, security, fiber optics, and any commercial grade IT equipment maintenance. In between this time, Robert also spent 1 year acting as a Northern Michigan Red Cross IT administrator and has dedicated a small amount of time doing Linux server configurations for a small Indianapolis company.

    In 2013 Robert discovered Bitcoin and has spent every free moment dedicating time to advancing his knowledge in the field of cryptocurrency. From March 2013 until April 2014 Robert was a Bitcoin and Altcoin miner building up a mining farm consisting of 34 GPUs and 8 CPUs. Since mining on general computer hardware was no longer profitable for cryptocurrency mining, Robert co-founded FoldingCoin Inc in July 2014 with hopes of helping to redirect a large amount of the mining power that goes into altcoins to be better used towards Stanford's Folding@home project.

    Since FoldingCoin was well received in the cryptocurrency community, Robert decided in January of 2015 to go full time in the Counterparty community. Since the beginning of 2015 Robert has taken on the following roles:

    • Director of FoldingCoin Inc
    • Community director for the Counterparty Foundation
    • Host of the LTB podcast: “XCP Weekly Update”
    • Webmaster of XCPassets.org
    • Event coordinator to the Indy Bitcoin Meetup
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    • Robert Ross
    • Director of FoldingCoin Inc
    • Community Director for the Counterparty Foundation
    • Skype: foldingcoin
    • Twitter: @pooktwoFLDC
    • FLDC Twitter: @foldingcoin
    • Email: rross@foldingcoin.net
    • Alt Email: foldingcoin.net@gmail.com
  • Bitcoin Tipping Address (This is not your LTBCOIN address): 18Emgn5f5Y6u2DEqWpcRGAxdP6veDvYtjb
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  • Re: New Topic in Stellar.org!

    @cryptonaut My question is, what's with all the Stellar spam? some sort of scam? There has been at least like 5 accounts made over the past few weeks which have claimed to be the stellar foundation and have spammed their posts all over the forums

    Oh also, Stellar has been spamming on the Poloniex trollbox to, so I dont know what the deal is, but there is Stellar spam all over the place. For that I refuse to buy :)

  • Re: New Topic in Stellar.org!

    @cryptonaut My question is, what's with all the Stellar spam? some sort of scam? There has been at least like 5 accounts made over the past few weeks which have claimed to be the stellar foundation and have spammed their posts all over the forums

    I love the automatic response to you quote wasn't even relevant to what you said lol. I see a lot of Nike spam, don't they know this isn't the right target audience for that lol

  • Re: the price is interesting on poloniex

    @irnhnve Based on the pricing options that show at the bottom of the sponsor page, isn't it fair to say that we could expect the price to rise to just under 0.00001 BTC per 1 LTBc? This is of course only if sponsors pay by using LTBc.

    1.5 BTC / 150,000 LTBc = 0.00001 BTC per 1 LTBc

    In the past I remember it was cheaper to set up your own token society if you paid in LTBc relative to the price in BTC to incentivize people to use LTBc. I would expect the same here since people clearly have more incentive to buy LTBc at the current rate compared to what it would cost if they paid in BTC (I'm not sure of the relative value of the one of the SPONSOR tokens).

    They have changed this now with the new sponsor and buy tokens tabs. So now the price of the sponsorships accurately represent the market rate.

    I should have bought more sponsorship while i had the chance lol

    I am one of the buyers, I have used so many LTBC for advertisement, its a fantastic idea and token. Over time as more people take advantage of the sponsorship you will see the price go up. To help the price, everyone should start using the sponsorship for whatever projects they have or even just like, last episode I didnt here any, get advertising folks :)

  • Re: FoldingCoin forum faucet

    All previous posters have been paid. Dont forget to tweet us and like us on facebook for additional bounties. Go to http://foldingcoin.net/earn-fldc/ for details

  • Re: Mining PC - still worth it?

    @just The btc price is too low now mining is bad thing

    maybe buy BTC is good time now

    The FLDC price is on the move though, https://www.poloniex.com/exchange#btc_fldc if you have some GPUs sitting around maybe consider folding for FLDC

  • Re: Windows or MacOS X or Linux?

    @prodatalab

    @pooktwo

    @prodatalab Open source advocate here.

    I've been using Gentoo / Kubuntu ~ GNU / KDE Linux since 2003..

    Gotta love Linux and the entire OpenSource software movement !!

    Though for a general user, linux will not be the way to go for many. The features that lets say Ubuntu comes with are great, and the software center makes life easy for many, but even doing one thing in terminal can be very hard for people to do.

    Ease of use - Windows

    Security and reliability - Linux

    Although I have noticed a drastic increase in the Windows OS when using a solid state drive. It is about ten times better

    Hi @pooktwo,

    Please don't dismiss a Linux based OS as being more difficult to use as there have been great advancements in relieving non-technical users from the command line interface (CLI).. It is nearly not necessary in the least.

    Documentation is always improving as well. But, I grant you that more effort is still needed. Community support is mostly terrific.

    I would also like to advocate a defense for the CLI, in that it is both not so frightening as non-technical users may have been told and that is a lot of times even much easier than using a graphical user interface (GUI).

    All in all, what you have stated is exactly what I dedicate my motivations to: making software both easier to use and, for that matter, easier for programmers/developers to produce and bring to market. Please see my Crypto-2.0 related project proposal at http://ProDataLab.com. I have not announced this project yet but please stay tuned :-)

    Wow! That project looks fantastic! I will be keeping tabs on it.

    But just to make things clear, I love linux, the very first thing i did when i got my new laptop is formatted the crap called windows 8 and put the latest version of ubuntu on it immediately. That being said:

    If someone is looking to lets say install quickbooks, a video game like WOW, office, ext... They are not going to want linux. Wine is hard enough for alot of us to get working. I get so close to getting Starcraft II working on Ubuntu, but i still cant do it fully, i cant get the damn colors to fix :( Though there is fantastic free software in the Ubuntu center able to replace many of these programs, people like the name brands. I have used open office for years (now mostly google docs though) and have had zero problems. But once you tell someone its free, they think there is a catch.

    Even though many in this crypto space are probably comfortable using the terminal program, if i ask any of my friends to do things in terminal, they see that black and white screen and thats all they need to see to get scared away. The software center is nice, but still somethings dont work in there right. I just recently tried installing Skype through the software center and it didnt work right. So i had to do it manually through terminal and now its fine.

    It sucks though because many programs out there could be easily designed for the Ubuntu software center, but most individuals and businesses still have windows (besides tablets which are on the rise) so that is what companies develop for.

    Though with Windows 10 being free, its easy to tell that Microsoft is shaking in their boots with all the competition they are for the first time receiving :)

  • Re: Clock/Time on This Forum?

    @cryptonaut Its been a requested feature for a while now but low on the priority list. It's coming though!

    Good to hear, but it is not super important, I would rather you keep doing what you do :D

  • Re: FoldingCoin forum faucet

    All previous posters have been paid. Dont forget to tweet us and like us on facebook for additional bounties. Go to http://foldingcoin.net/earn-fldc/ for details

  • Re: Windows or MacOS X or Linux?

    @prodatalab Open source advocate here.

    I've been using Gentoo / Kubuntu ~ GNU / KDE Linux since 2003..

    Gotta love Linux and the entire OpenSource software movement !!

    Though for a general user, linux will not be the way to go for many. The features that lets say Ubuntu comes with are great, and the software center makes life easy for many, but even doing one thing in terminal can be very hard for people to do.

    Ease of use - Windows

    Security and reliability - Linux

    Although I have noticed a drastic increase in the Windows OS when using a solid state drive. It is about ten times better