Ask Me Anything - Marky Edition - June 8th 2021

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Have you always wanted to ask me something?
Now is your chance, there won't be another!
(ok, ok, there will)

Hit me up in the comment section with a question and I will do my best to answer it. I post a new AMA post every 2 months or so.

Want to do your own AMA?

There is a community for that™

Want to check out my previous AMAs?

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What is an AMA?

AMA is a format popular on Reddit where one person offers to answer questions for a limited period of time.

How long will I answer questions?

I will usually answer them pretty quickly, and I should be around for a few hours. I will continue to answer them as they come in.

What type of questions can you ask?

I'm open to pretty much anything but my interest fall in the following categories:

  • Hive
  • Hive Witness
  • Crypto
  • Gaming (Video & Board)
  • Photography
  • Development
  • Technology
  • Productivity
  • Movies & TV
  • Comedy
  • Memes
  • Dad Jokes
  • Waiting for CPUs & GPUs to come in stock (still ffs!)

Don't feel limited to the above categories, just things I generally talk about.

So let's get this shit started!

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When are you going to start posting your dad jokes on the Motherhood community? We welcome dads in there too!

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I didn't even know about the Motherhood community, but I'm not really a mom.

Did you promote it in the Community Announce community?

Honestly though, I'm more into puns than dad jokes, but I try to not tell them to kleptomaniacs because they take everything, literally!

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Ok so, first I didn't know about the community to announce communities, did you announce that community? we are not new we are actually under the OCD incubation program (on a trial basis for now) but will be promoting it there of course (this whole thing feels ver inception like LOL).

Second I would be surprise if you were a mom but then again now days men are getting pregnant so... who knows, but like I said we welcome dads there too, we actually have a few dads already posting!! We actually have a celebration for father's day coming so it would be nice to have you with a few jokes cause it doesnt matter if they are puns or whatever if they are told by a dad they are categorize as dad jokes!

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did you announce that community?

Yes, a long time ago, but most people I don't think use it.
The idea is if people do use it and subscribe to it, it is much easier to know about new communities.

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Dad Jokes

Nice to know your playful side! What is your favorite game with your child (s)?

my son is 14 months old and he has a lot of fun when I run after him shouting: I'll catch you! 🤭🤭🤭

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Nice to know your playful side! What is your favorite game with your child (s)?

We played a lot of Fortnite & Minecraft together, right now my favorite is Hunt: Showdown. For board games, I like Marvel Dice Masters.

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Ok then let’s start. I am very new here and still learning every day something new. I like it very much, nice community so far. But now to my question: I read some articles outside hive that social tokens like Hive and others will be the next hype in crypto. What’s your opinion to this topic? Thanks and stay healthy.

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I read some articles outside hive that social tokens like Hive and others will be the next hype in crypto. What’s your opinion to this topic? Thanks and stay healthy.

I think what we have isn't particularly new, many have tried and are doing it now. When you boil it down, it's just a distribution method like mining Bitcoin.

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Do you think POB gonna stay strong (and growing?) it's a risky bet inject money to buy pob for stake?

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Is HIVE ready to host any application? In that case. What would be missing to attract more developers, if we have transactions without commissions and one of the fastest chains? Or do you think we are maturing at a good rate?

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Is HIVE ready to host any application?

I think we can host a lot, but we need smart contracts to host almost anything.

do you think we are maturing at a good rate?

Could be a lot better.

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I thought that smart contracts could be executed, I still have a lot to learn. But can the changes be made to the chain to support smart contracts?

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Hi, I noticed some people have alt accounts for voting on community tokens, like name.leo and name.pob. Then delegate their tokens to that account. Can you explain a reason for this? Why not just use the main account. Thanks in advance

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Let’s say you want to participate in leo and pob. You find a post you like that is Leo and vote on it. Your Hive and Leo voting power has gone down but your pob has not. You then find a pob post and vote on it reducing your Hive and pob voting power but not your Leo. Finally you find a post on Hive but without either tags and vote on it only reducing your Hive voting power.

Over time your voting power with get out of sync as every post won’t likely be on leo and pob exclusively.

By using dedicated accounts you can use your voting power for each token without waste.

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The FBI took control of a cloud server with the private key.

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ah, ok, interesting, you know how they figured out the wallet/key was on that particular cloud server?

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Cool, thanks for the info, still kind of weird because this article is from May 14th but according to the Blockchain data the BTC was transferred to the FBI seized wallet on May 28th.... but I get the gist of it, probably whatever corporation was hosting their web servers handed them over to the FBI...

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Are you into indie games? If so, what's your favorite right now?

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I am generally not so much into indie games, I like polish and depth, but there are occasionally some good indie games.

The most recently ones I liked are Valheim and The Raft.

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What do you see for the future of STEMGeeks? Any new developments on the plans?

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The next big thing would be Hackathon 2.

I am deciding about building a new front end but I haven't started yet. My biggest focus would be onboarding.

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Hey Marky, thanks for hosting this.

Do we have any tool to see basic stats from our own Hive Account? I am not a dev so cannot create or run queries. But if it comes to that, Do you think an average joe like me who is a non-dev can learn at least the basics of SQL or whatever is required?

For ex: I want to know how much Hive or Leo I made through my comments in a particular time frame like a day, a week, or a month.

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There is currently no sql db for Hive Engine data like leo payouts. You would need to query the Hive Engine api directly.

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Alright. Thanks for your reply. I guess it's out of my bounds.

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Engine is just mongo, which is pretty easy to learn if you already know SQL(probably even easier).

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Is POB everything you wished STEM could be, and more???


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No

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Noice!
I triple edited that question, just for you!!!


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Is Lassecash everything you wished Hive could be?

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In some aspects, yes! I do wish HIVE had a hard cap on supply, even it if were just an arbitrary huge number, there is comfort in printing not going on to infinity!! Good Question!! To tell the truth I exactly think that about POB, POB is what I wished HIVE would be more like! ( Just cause the price illusion is more strong)

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While there is no hard cap, it is completely predictable, disclosed, and shrinking.

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Oh yeah I forgot you explained that to me about the decreasing inflation. Cool, thanks, that helps a lot! Sshew

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Hive inflation is around 7.6% right now. Higher than some tokens, but fairly reasonable. Compared to some tribes that are 300%+ higher.

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Do you ever lay awake at night worrying about the price of HIVE going back to 8 cents?

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No, you?

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Yeah I do lay awake worrying about it at times, but not for too long, that's why I asked. It's always in the back of my mind because because if I knew it was gonna happen again I could sell and buy back and get even more!! Always a conundrum, very tricky!

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If Hive gets to 8 cents, there will be a buying spree.
Unlike Lassecash, it won't just be one person buying back their own token.

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Perhaps we should rename it LASSECRASH then Hua lol! hah jk - thanks for the entertainment!

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The thing about Lassecrap and any token that is centrally controlled by one party is it is any price they want it to be, until they don't or can no longer support it by buying it back. Like a hot potato, you don't want to be holding it then.

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IS HIVE going to be Quantum Computer resistant, what are HIVE's plans to address this threat in the future? Can hive implement this in time before it is needed?
https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/10/long-term-crypto-threat-quantum-computers-hacking-bitcoin-wallets.html

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That’s a question none of know and will affect everything from cell phones, bank accounts, nuclear weapons, and of course crypto.

I suspect we are a long ways out and if we get even remotely close we can up the bits to out pace it.

Even when and if quantum computing gets here it will initially be limited to governments and massive businesses.

Hive's ability to adapt is likely better than most crypto projects in the space.

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O,K, good. I agree HIVE's flexible in this manner. I'm not gonna worry about that for us.

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Quantum computing is like Super AI.

If you are not familiar, there are three forms of AI.

ANI, or Narrow Intelligence, this is typically what you see today. We train a computer to do one thing and do it well, play chess, solve pi, detect cats and dogs. If you throw any other problem at it, it can't solve it as it has no way to understand what to do.

AGI, this is General Intelligence, you no longer train something specifically on one task and it can react like a human and respond to most tasks quite well by learning and adapting. We haven't accomplished this stage and would be the key to making human quality androids.

ASI, the apex of AI is Super Intelligence, this is intelligence that is beyond human ability. This is a real threat to humanity as we know it. Once a computer can surpass our ability to solve problems without topical training, anything is possible. A cure for cancer in less than a week, extending the life of humans another hundred years, and the absolute extinction of the human race.

There is a understanding that smart people learn faster and are able to snowball their intelligence quickly. When you have a computer that is multiple times smarter than us, it's intelligence will grow exponentially to levels our mind can't even comprehend.

ASI & Quantum computing can be the single biggest change to the human specious, for better or worse.

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Do you love yourself so much that you have to rate your own comments?

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Heck yeah! There is nothing wrong with upvoting your own stuff. If the powers at be decide, then they can change the code. I downvoted the post you re-blogged because I thought it was overpaid. That's it, I am trying to even out the system, take fro the bloated posts and shift it to the lower paid ones. All you people are disgusting. I vote my post to pay myself for this work that I do. You are rude.

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Du bist ganz schön durchgeknallt Kollege. Nimmst Du Drogen oder bist Du immer so schräge drauf?

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Once I get more power I'll make sure people like you, the rude bitched don't make a penny [email protected] GTFO, just flushing you out! Hahah

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Ähm, Du sage mal. Kann es sein, dass Du einen kleinen an der Waffel hast?

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Of course you do weirdo, quit thinking about my junk! GTFO, lol!

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Ja, Du mich auch

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Whatever... I don't read your garbage any more, you're muted!

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Du bist also nicht nur dumm, sondern auch noch faul

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What are you talking about, I'm neither stupid nor lazy. Where are you coming up with this??????????? What is all this waffle talk, you are a sicko, you are obsessed with me, and now stalking. OMG talk about Cape fear, but it's flattering I guess! Thanks!! Haha

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Ich bin nur höflich und beantworte immer alle Kommentare, welche an mich gerichtet werden Das ist alles.

I am only polite and always answer all comments which are addressed to me. That is all.

;)

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Nothing wrong with self voting, bu!

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Selbstvoteing ist Masturbieren in der Öffentlichkeit 🤣😅

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It was lik3 .0001 penny wtf!!!!

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Man, bist Du aber ein dummer Mensch. Als die Evolution den Verstand verteilte, hast Du nicht viel davon abbekommen.
Ach was solls, auch dumme Menschen haben ihre Daseinsberechtigung.

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You're done, I'm watching you!

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Danke. Ich freue mich über jeden Follower 🤩

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You make the list, congrats!!!!!

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Oooh, eine gespaltene Persönlichkeit. Bist Du in Behandlung ?

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What do you think about the new developments of SMTs on Hive Engine? I don't think I have seen many people using the feature yet nor have anyone go into detail about it yet.

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I was just looking it over.

Looks like it is more of another way to do things rather than an improvement. In fact, right now it is more limited than existing option and there is no benefit to move scotbot tribes over.

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Cats or dogs?
Apples or oranges?
Which came first, chicken or egg?
What are you most proud of doing in the last week?

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Any thoughts on how we can get Hive to grow? I see projects creating hundreds of accounts, but we just have a few thousand active users. Some are just posting and not commenting, but they may just be desperate for rewards and not interested in socialising. We have some cool creative content, but a lot of the votes go to the OG (yourself included). Maybe we need to target certain types of content that could do well here, e.g. comics. If we can get a buzz going in specific fields it may bring in others. I'm no marketing expert and maybe what @lordbutterfly is doing will help.

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Markys AMA. lol. Pretty sure Marky doesnt think anything i do is helpful.😂

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Well at least you are doing something. It can feel like some big players are not bothered if Hive grows.

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Most of them are paying attention and are helpful. Some providing contacts and delegations for the coming influencers. Its just Marky that really doesnt like me. But ill let him chip in on that. 😂

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Most of them are paying attention and are helpful. Some providing contacts and delegations for the coming influencers.

Happy to hear it. It may just take a few key influencers to get things moving.

Its just Marky that really doesnt like me.

Well I didn't like you criticising my dedication to Hive ;) I just think that given how badly we have done to date that we need to work together on anything that can improve matters.

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Some people care more about their own personal antagonism than benefiting Hive. Marky ive contacted multiple times to help with promoting STEM, with promoting the Hackathon.
Last years Hackathon was promoted almost nowhere...
Hes rooting for me to fail (now its more than just me working on this) so when you ask him what he thinks about the proposal, his answer is expected. 😄

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Clashes of personalities are common on Hive. Often they can put people off getting involved, so we should try to get along more.

I think there are more people in my village than are active on Hive. When we get to city level then we can be more complacent.

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Most of the accounts being created are alts to farm rewards sadly.

I believe we need more dApps that don't depend on the reward pool that are interesting to those outside of Hive.

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I can assume people are grabbing good account names in hope of selling them later. I think we have a good range of dapps, but still hardly anyone has heard of Hive and you wouldn't know that some dapps use it.

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I remember Dan squatted the big names early on and Nog got the rest.

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My question to you is, if I'm upvoting through portals like Stemgeeks or proofofbrain or really any number of portals to the hive, does the upvote for the person's post only get backed by the coin of the front end I'm using? For instance, on Ecency, I get Hive, the native currency. I don't get additional ecency coins from people's upvotes; however, when I visited the proofofbrain community, I found I had pob waiting for me. When I went to the StemGeeks interface, I had Stem waiting for me. So if I upvote on a post and I have staked POB, STEM, and have HP, does the person I upvote get a portion of all 3 (amongst many other coins I've staked tied to Hive)? And if they get all the ones I've staked, does that also mean when I curate, I'm getting a percentage of all 3, also?

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You can earn tokens on any tribe (community with their own token).

It is possible to earn tokens without any staked like if you leave a comment on a pob post and get upvoted by someone with pob staked but usually it is via author and curation in those communities.

Generally though people will make a dedicated account for curation due to shared voting power issues.

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So rewards from my upvotes are dependent on which community I'm signed into at the time and the staking I have in that community? For instance, I am currently signed into the Stem community for this comment. When I upvote your reply to me, it's worth 0.000434 Stem, based on what I saw. I'm assuming then, that you won't get 100% of my HP vote or POB vote but my vote will only be based on my staking in Stem because that's the community I'm interacting on at the moment, correct?

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It doesn’t matter what community you are signed in to. All the matters is what tokens you have staked an what tags were used on the post. If you have pob staked but the post isn’t tagged with proofofbrain you will not give any pob influence nor will you earn pob curation rewards.

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Is this expected behavior?
It seems the percentage of the whole is printing zeros.

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Hmm, I'm getting broken links in the preview.

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So, no screencap.
Archon is showing the percentage of the whole as zeros?
Here

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I hope you do get the time to upgrade the front-end, these standardised interfaces are very basic. Nice to see some excellent writing in here though so thanks for creating and running the community.

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Can you add your tool to see how much I have spent on games, specifically farmfarmer?

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I don't see any transactions for you for farmfarmer.

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Lol, I'm using freebornsociety.

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333.666 Hive

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Oh, thank you.
Not near as bad as what I had feared.
I'm trying to set prices on the two coins for the market, but math across multiple inputs is not my strongest attribute.

I just fat fingered a 'banner' day,...

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