• Bitcoin is soaring and if you don’t know what it is, maybe now is the time to check it out.
    • Bitcoin is a type of virtual currency – which is a type of currency not regulated or under the direct control of any government entity. It was created by an anonymous group, or figure that goes by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto.
    • Bitcoin is the name for two things: the currency and the network and protocol that facilitates bitcoin transactions.
    • A penny represents one-hundredth of a US dollar. In bitcoin, the penny equivaent is called a satoshi and represents one-hundred-millionth of a bitcoin.
    • Bitcoin is powered by blockchain (a decentralized database storage technology created by the same figure satoshit nakamoto)
    • Bitcoin is stored in a digital wallet and there will never be more than 21 million bitcoin in circulation
    • Two weeks ago people were freaking out because the price of one bitcoin hit $6000 dollars.
    • Bitcoin started the year around $800, and To start this week, it just eclipsed $8k
    • While some investors believe this is just a bubble, it may be the time to start taking bitcoin seriously.
    • Src: https://www.coindesk.com/8200-bitcoins-price-starts-week-new-time-high/
  • Keystone xl pipeline just had a leak, and Nebraska doesn’t care
  • Jeff Flake, the az senator talks off mic about how screwed the republican party is.
    • Joking about running for president Mesa Mayor John Giles is goating Flake to run in 2020.
    • Quote: If we become the party of Roy Moore and Donald Trump. We are toast… check the video out here.
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    • Flake announced he wouldn’t run again after this term due to the direction of the Republican party
    • From Marco Rubio, to John McCain… many Republicans have already announced their disgust with Trump, failing to discredit Roy Moore only ads to the discord.
    • And while the Democrats are still licking their wounds from the Donna Brazille fallout, Republicans aren’t sure how far down this rabbit hole really goes.
    • Src: Abc news in phoenix

 

 

Q3:

 

No Trump Dump – Rating the holiday ads of 2017

Starting today you’re going to be lambasted with holiday ads for this beautify 2017 holiday season. I watched a ton of the holiday ads

 

  1. Debenhams – #YouShall | Country: U.K. | Agency: J. Walter Thompson London
  2. HP – Create Wonder in Your World – Country: U.S. – Agency: BBDO San Francisco
  3. Heathrow Airport – Heathrow Bears | Country: U.K. | Agency: Havas London

Honorable mentions

  • Penny – The Path | Country: Germany | Agency: ServiceplanMyer
  • Elf’s Journey | Country: Australia | Agency: Clemenger BBDO Melbourne and Aardman Animation
  • Cost Plus World Market – The Performance | Country: U.S. | Agency: barrettSF