An essay on the implications of blockchain and cryptocurrency technology as understood by a tech simpleton. Despite having grown up on a diet of technological accessibility, the only command I have over a computer is playing games, sending email, or surfing the occasional web site. Also I don’t really use Twitter or even Facebook. AndContinue reading “I Can Do What Now?!”
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How about living your life on Bitcoin: @LifeonBitcoin In 2013, a young couple decided to put Bitcoin (and themselves) to the ultimate test. If Bitcoin is going to change the world, it has to start with regular people using it every day. Can Beccy and Austin live only on Bitcoin for every living expense forContinue reading “Can You Live Your @LifeOnBitcoin”
I just finished Nathaniel Popper‘s great book on Bitcoin. Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money. It was a great read and other than the title being too long, it’s a great primer on the people and businesses participating in the crypto-currency market.
This guy is my hero: http://reason.com/blog/2016/10/06/overstock-ceo-patrick-byrne-on-gary I can’t do better than quote the interview: His enthusiasm for bitcoin and other blockchain-based technology: (4:18 – “For five-thousand years, society has accumulated these [centralized] institutions like barnacles on our hull, and now the blockchain lets us scrape those off.”), His new venture t0 that brings the blockchainContinue reading “Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne”