In July, while traveling in Moldova (two days after I was arrested in Transniestria) I had coffee with a stranger. We discussed lots of things, and the sum of the parts got me thinking about something new: Could new technologies be used add accountability to illegal migration contracts? I did enough research to convince
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
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
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.
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.