Re: Future currency

From: Philip Goetz (
Date: Mon Jan 08 2007 - 17:35:01 MST

On 1/7/07, Russell Wallace <> wrote:
> A good currency needs to be storable, transportable, canonical and
> verifiable. Energy, information and computation fail all these requirements.

How is information not storable, transportable, or verifiable? (Are
you sneaking over into my house to read the emails I send you?)

Computation is storable - you store a credit saying someone owes you
computation in the future.

What does "canonical" mean here?

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