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Why Are People So Damn Excited About Bitcoin?

This week a new app—QuickCoin—created a way for anyone to send and receive Bitcoin via their Facebook account. In my excitement I added some bitcoin to my Facebook wallet and posted a message on my wall that I would send some Bitcoin to anyone who asked. Within a few hours I had sent a thousand

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My First Bitcoin Beer

Norwich is not a big place, so when I searched on coinmap.org I was surprised to find a bar down the block from my flat downtown that accepted Bitcoin. I’ve made some money on the price rise and wanted to share that, as well as support a local business using BTC, so I treated some

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How Bitcoin Could Revolutionize Media

Bitcoin makes it posible to re-organize and decentralize media funding which could shift the emphasis away from creating better consumers towards creating better content.

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The Original Bitcoin Paper

I’ve never re-posted someone else writing here before but this is a special occasion—Bitcoin is now worth over $1,000 each. Is it a bubble? Probably, but that’s besides the point. The rapid rise in price has gone alongside a growing rate of acceptance. Bitcoin seems poised to dramatically change the way we interact with money.

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Alternative & Unusual Currencies

Last week I went to the bank with a backpack full of cash and deposited $1600 in $2 bills. It’s all part of a recent fascination of mine with alternative and unusual currency: $2 bills, Bitcoin and Ithaca Hours.

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