Sunday, December 27, 2020

At the Guardian, the majority of content – including articles, live blogs, galleries and video content – is produced in our in-house CMS tool, Composer. This, until recently, was backed by a Mongo DB database running on AWS. This database is essentially the “source of truth” for all Guardian content that has been published online – approximately 2.3m content items. We’ve just completed our migration away from Mongo to Postgres SQL. #

Bye bye Mongo, Hello Postgres #

The same characteristics for which people should oppose the transition to Central Banking Digital Currencies give central banks the strongest reason to champion and implement them. And while the pretense of an investigation into the fiat money tokenization gives an impression of a debate on the topic, the reality is, there will be no debate and the digital currencies will go through and give central banks more control than they had before with all the disastrous consequences such control brings. #

Three Reasons Why Central Bank Digital Currencies Are a Bad Idea #

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