Eris Exchange Seeks to Futurize, Standardize, Capitalize

In the early 1990s, comedian Chris Rock played a recurring character named Cheap Pete. Cheap Pete would walk into a store, act aghast at the prices, and try to make laughable bargains.

“How much for that soda?” he’d ask.

“Seventy-five cents.”

“Seventy five cent! Good LAWD, that’s a lot of money! How about I give you 68 cent and you let me suck out the bubbles?”

Instead of vehicle airbags, he asked for garbage bags filled with Jell-O. Instead of 35 cents for a newspaper he offered 15 cents to

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