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Gas

Gas in the blockchain terminology refers to a measure of the computational difficulty needed for processing a smart contract function. Functions with additional complexity would require additional gas. Users could find gas as hardcoded values for each operational code, such as in the case of Ethereum. On the other hand, gas could also refer to subjective values that depend on miner’s preferences. READ MORE

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Gwei

Gwei is the basic and specific denomination for ETH; it is also a unit for gas price.

Gas Price

Gas price refers to the number of tokens charged as fee for every unit of gas consumed by function of smart contract. Gas prices can help a network in responding dynamically to fluctuations in bandwidth demand on the grounds of market forces.

G K Chesterton (1)
If the devil tells you something is too fearful to look at, look at it. If he says something is too terrible to hear, hear it. If you think some truth unbearable, bear it.
G K Chesterton (2)
The decay of society is praised by artists as the decay of a corpse is praised by worms.
G K Chesterton (3)
But those dealing in the actual manufacture of mind are dealing in a very explosive material. The material is not merely the clay of which man is master, but the truths or semblances of truth which have a certain mastery over man. The material is explosive because it must be taken seriously. The men writing books really are throwing bombs.
G K Chesterton (4)
A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Gabriel Marcel
Today, the first and perhaps the only duty of the philosopher is to defend man against himself: to defend man against that extraordinary temptation toward inhumanity to which almost without being aware of it so many human beings today have yielded.
Galileo Galilei
Galileo di Vincenzo Bonaiuti de' Galilei (15-Feb-1564 to 8-Jan-1642) was an astronomer, physicist and engineer, sometimes described as a polymath, from Pisa, in modern-day Italy. Galileo has been called the "father of observational astronomy", the "father of modern physics", the "father of the scientific method", and the "father of modern science"
Gary Gordon

Retired stock analyst covering the housing, mortgage and consumer finance industries. US investment strategist and portfolio manager. Work career at PaineWebber and UBS, an adjunct professor at Mercy College in New York. Written articles about - for example - AMC where Gordon advocates sell the stock, exposing reasons why it's going to drop, telling the audience to get out while the going is good. Turns out he's got a lot of AMC stock and he's short on it!

Gary Kasparov (1)
The problems that humans are facing is that we are not consistent, we cannot play under great pressure. Our games are marked by good and bad moves – not blunders, just inaccuracies. They remain unnoticed in human chess, but are very damaging when you are facing a machine.
Gary Lloyd
When the government's boot is on your throat, whether it is a left boot or a right boot is of no consequence.
Gender Wage Gap - Numbers, Curiosities and Social Imperative (18-Feb-2020)

Wage gap between white women and women of color persists in Santa Monica, according to new report (18-Feb-2020) @ Santa Monica Daily Press article.

If one were a cynic, one might suggest this whole vector of propaganda isn't about equality for women but about cushioning the blow - making it a social imperative - for both parents to work full-time, which is increasingly necessary as the lower and middle class is squeezed to continue the enrichment of the elite class.

Genesis Block

It is the initial data block that was computed first in the history of blockchain network.

Geoffrey Chaucer
Geopolitics: Elias Amare (Ethiopia/Eritrea)

Erudite voice from the Horn of Africa @ ELIAS AMARE at blackagendareport.com website.

Geopolitics: Who are the top international-relations specialists? (25-Sept-2014) @ foreignpolicy.com

Who are the top international-relations specialists?Surprise! Scholars have a very different view than policymakers do @ (25-Sept-2014)WEBSITE LINK on foreignpolicy.com website.

George Bernard Shaw (1)
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world. The unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. All progress, therefore, depends upon the unreasonable man.
George Bernard Shaw (2)
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honourable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
George Bernard Shaw (3)
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.
George Bernard Shaw (4)
If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you.
George Bernard Shaw (5)
People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can't find them, make them.
George Carlin (1)
The real reason that we can't have the Ten Commandments in a courthouse: You cannot post 'Thou shalt not steal,' 'Thou shalt not commit adultery,' and 'Thou shalt not lie' in a building full of lawyers, judges, and politicians. It creates a hostile work environment.
George Carlin (2)
I'm completely in favour of the separation of Church and State. My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death.
George Carlin (3)
If crime fighters fight crime and fire fighters fight fire, what do freedom fighters fight? They never mention that part to us, do they?
George Carlin (4)
These days many politicians are demanding change. Just like homeless people.
George Carlin (5)
The owners of this country know the truth: It's called the American dream because you have to be asleep to believe it.
George Carlin (6)
I have solved this political dilemma in a very direct way: I don't vote. On Election Day, I stay home. I firmly believe that if you vote, you have no right to complain. Now, some people like to twist that around. They say, 'If you don't vote, you have no right to complain,' but where's the logic in that? If you vote, and you elect dishonest, incompetent politicians, and they get into office and screw everything up, you are responsible for what they have done. You voted them in. You caused the problem. You have no right to complain. I, on the other hand, who did not vote -who did not even leave the house on Election Day -am in no way responsible for what these politicians have done and have every right to complain about the mess that you created.
George Carlin (7)
Governments don't want well-informed, well-educated people capable of critical thinking, That is against their interests. They want obedient workers, people who are just smart enough to run the machines and do the paperwork, and just dumb enough to passively accept it.
George Eliot
George Meredith
George Monbiot (27-Jan-1963)

British writer known for his environmental and political activism. Contributor to The Guardian on left-environmentalism issues, speaking truth to power, opposing the corporatocracy. See monbiot.com for George Monbiot's personal website with article repository.

George Monbiot (1)
Governments are deemed to succeed or fail by how well they make money go round, regardless of whether it serves any useful purpose. They regard it as a sacred duty to encourage the country’s most revolting spectacle: the annual feeding frenzy in which shoppers queue all night, then stampede into the shops, elbow, trample and sometimes fight to be the first to carry off some designer junk which will go into landfill before the sales next year. The madder the orgy, the greater the triumph of economic management.
George Monbiot (2)
Neoliberalism sees competition as the defining characteristic of human relations. It redefines citizens as consumers, whose democratic choices are best exercised by buying and selling, a process that rewards merit and punishes inefficiency. It maintains that the market" delivers benefits that could never be achieved by planning. We internalise and reproduce its creeds. The rich persuade themselves that they acquired their wealth through merit
George Orwell (10)
But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.
George Orwell (11)
If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face -for ever.
George Orwell (12)
Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it
George Orwell (13)
We have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men. It is not merely that at present the rule of naked force obtains almost everywhere. Probably that has always been the case. Where this age differs from those immediately preceding it is that a liberal intelligentsia is lacking. Bully-worship, under various disguises, has become a universal religion.
George Orwell (14)
So much of left-wing thought is a kind of playing with fire by people who don't even know that fire is hot.
George Orwell (15)
The war against a foreign country only happens when the moneyed classes think they are going to profit from it.
George Orwell (16)
And if all others accepted the lie which the Party imposed -if all records told the same tale then the lie passed into history and became truth. 'Who controls the past' ran the Party slogan, 'controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.
George Orwell (17)
The really frightening thing about totalitarianism is not that it commits atrocities but that it attacks the concept of objective truth; it claims to control the past as well as the future.
George Orwell (1)
In our age, there is no such thing as 'keeping out of politics.' All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia. In our time, political speech and writing are largely the defence of the indefensible.
George Orwell (2)
Truth is treason in the empire of lies.
George Orwell (3)
There are some ideas so wrong that only a very intelligent person could believe in them.
George Orwell (4)
The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it.
George Orwell (5)
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
George Orwell (6)
One of the most horrible features of war is that all the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
George Orwell (7)
It reminded us that propaganda in some form or other lurks in every book, that every work of art has a meaning and a purpose — a political, social and religious purpose — that our aesthetic judgments are always coloured by our prejudices and beliefs.
George Orwell (8)
Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.
George Orwell (9)
I believe that the BBC, in spite of the stupidity of its foreign propaganda and the unbearable voices of its announcers, is very truthful. It is generally regarded here as more reliable than the press.
George Orwell
Power worship blurs political judgment because it leads, almost unavoidably, to the belief that present trends will continue. Whoever is winning at the moment will always seem to be invincible.
George Orwell
All political thinking for years past has been vitiated in the same way. People can foresee the future only when it coincides with their own wishes, and the most grossly obvious facts can be ignored when they are unwelcome.
George Santayana
Fanaticism consists in redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim.
George Sarlo Foundation
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The Sarlo Foundation was started in 1992 by venture capitalist George Sarlo. It offers financial support for pioneers in mental health with a particular focus on addiction, early childhood trauma and education, and research with psilocybin, MDMA and other transformative medicines.

George Seldes
The truth is not in the commercial media because the truth is a dagger pointed at its heart, which is its pocketbook.
George W. Bush
You can fool some of the people all of the time and those are the ones you want to concentrate on.
George Washington Carver
Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, and hate within will eventually destroy the hater. How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.
Gertz v. Robert Welch, Inc. 418 U.S. 323 (1974)

"Under the First Amendment there is no such thing as a false idea. However pernicious an opinion may seem, we depend for its correction not on the conscience of judges and juries but on the competition of other ideas."

Although the erroneous statement of fact is not worthy of constitutional protection, it is nevertheless inevitable in free debate. As James Madison pointed out in the Report on the Virginia Resolutions of 1798: "Some degree of abuse is inseparable from the proper use of every thing; and in no instance is this more true than in that of the press." A rule of strict liability that compels a publisher or broadcaster to guarantee the accuracy of his factual assertions may lead to intolerable self-censorship. Allowing the media to avoid liability only by proving the truth of all injurious statements does not accord adequate protection to First Amendment liberties.

The First Amendment requires that we protect some falsehood in order to protect speech that matters. Per Supreme Court Gertz v. Robert Welch, Inc. 418 U.S. 323 (1974).

Gil Courtemanche
Propaganda is as powerful as heroin; it surreptitiously dissolves all capacity to think.
Gillick v West Norfolk and Wisbech AHA [1985] of the UK House of Lords

Gillick v West Norfolk and Wisbech AHA [1985] passed by UK House of Lords (17-Oct-1985)

gleichgeschaltet
Literally "synchronized" or brought into line and good order - synonymous with Nazification of extant institutions like universities and media outlets, bringing them into line with the National Socialist worldview
Glenn Greenwald (1)
The true source of the contrivance known as 'fake news' is not merely social media, but a liberal 'mainstream' self-anointed with a false respectability that claims to challenge corrupt and warmongering power but, in reality, courts and protects it, and colludes with it.
Glenn Greenwald (2)
There is little or no ability for an internet user to know when they are being covertly propagandised by their government, which is precisely what makes it so appealing to intelligence agencies, so powerful, and so dangerous.
Glenn Greenwald
[Julian] Assange is a deeply polarizing figure. That's almost certainly why the Trump DOJ believes it could get away with indicting him based on a theory that would clearly endanger core journalistic functions: because it hopes that the intense animosity for Assange personally will blind people to the dangers this indictment poses. But far more important than one's personal feelings about Assange is the huge step this indictment represents in the Trump administration's explicitly stated goal to criminalize journalism that involves reporting on classified information. Opposition to that menacing goal does not require admiration or affection for Assange. It simply requires a belief in the critical importance of a free press in a democracy.
Global Supply Chains in Food Fraud and Counterfeit Cotton

Food Fraud - Counterfeit Cotton article on theguardian.com untangling global supply chains.

Globalism: Child Labour for Batteries
Are children ‘dying like dogs’ in effort to build better batteries? @ LINK.
GLOBE.GL @ Earth Rendering Tool Mapping Visual Datasets

Github open-source website globe.gl is a UI component for Globe Data Visualization using ThreeJS/WebGL. Examples are: Submarine Cables Connecting the World, World Population, World Cities by Population, International Outbound Airline Routes plus source code/API on the site.

GMB - Trade Union Representing All Workers
GMB is a trade union that represents all workers. See GMB Latest Activity on gmb.org.uk website
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
Two souls, alas, are housed within my breast, And each will wrestle for the mastery there... To speak the truth, as truth to me appeared, Caused noisy protest, I was hooted down. Such unpleasant incidents occurred I ran off, to be on my own, into a wilderness. Utterly forsaken, I fell into that devil's grip, and was taken.
Gordon Klein (1956)

UCLA Law Professor suing California University system for nuking his income by letting woke students tarnish his reputation with racist accusations. See Gordon Klein post on Bari Weiss Substack.

Gore Vidal (1)
As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate, action: You liberate a city by destroying it. Words are used to confuse, so that at election time people will solemnly vote against their own interests.
Gore Vidal (2)
The corporate grip on opinion in the United States is one of the wonders of the Western world. No First World country has ever managed to eliminate so entirely from its media all objectivity much less dissent.
Gore Vidal (3)
You cannot get through the density of the propaganda with which the American people, through the dreaded media, have been filled and the horrible public educational system we have for the average person. It's just grotesque.
Gore Vidal (4)
Any order that has successfully demonized the word 'liberal' has effectively stifled all opposition to itself.
Gore Vidal (5)
America is the only country in the world that believes in socialism for the rich and private enterprise for the poor.
Gore Vidal (6)
Conspiracy theory has become a code for 'unspeakable truth'.
Gossip Protocol

Gossip protocol refers to a process through which actors in a network can exchange information with other members easily. Upon receiving new information, an actor relays the information to all other actors. The cumulative connection of all actors in a network ensures that all of them receive the information eventually.

Government: Pro-NSA Surveillance State Reflections (10-Jun-2013)

Government: Here is the Pro-NSA Surveillance Argument (10-Jun-2013) theblaze.com article, purged from their website but retained by the Wayback Archive.

Graphical User Interface

The Graphical User Interface or GUI is basically an instrument for displaying information to users through personalized design of on-screen elements such as taskbars and windows.

Great Whales
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/10340277
Grift: Going, Going, Almost Gone: UK Government Speeds Up Privatisation of National Health System
Grift: How Iran Was Swindled Out Of $3.2 Trillion
Groucho Marx (1)
Those are my principles, and if you don’t like them…well, I have others.
Groucho Marx (2)
I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns it on, I go into the other room and read a book.
Groucho Marx (3)
Please accept my resignation. I don't want to be a member of any club that would have me as a member.
Groucho Marx
Gustavus Myers

Gustavus Myers (20-Mar-1872 to 7-Dec-1942) was an American journalist and historian who published a series of highly critical and influential studies on the social costs of wealth accumulation. His name has been associated with the muckraking era of US literature, somewhat erroneously, since his work was not journalistic, did not aim at popular magazine publication, and took a scholarly, investigative and documentary approach to its subjects.

Guy Debord (1)
The more powerful the class, the more it claims not to exist.
Guy Debord (2)
The story of terrorism is written by the state and it is therefore highly instructive… compared with terrorism, everything else must be acceptable, or in any case more rational and democratic.

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