Category: Ideas

Capturing information, thoughts and ideas about the cryptocurrency world.

Marc Andreessen’s Bitcoin Thoughts via Twitter

Marc Andreessen just posted a ton of tweets about Bitcoin on twitter, and we decided to consolidate them here. Some thoughts on the state of Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, and distributed transaction and trust networks at...

Bitcoin Survives.

(this video is actually really good) Mt. Gox, the world’s first and largest bitcoin exchange, rolled over and died yesterday. It stole a bunch of people’s money and the price tanked a bunch. Media...

BTC in the News: 06/014

BTC in the News: 06/014

CNBC: Bring on the Bitcoin Regulations: Winklevoss Financial Times: The Bitcoin believers! CoinDesk: Bitcoin in business: Buyer’s Best Friend San Francisco Chronicle: This Is Litecoin, The ‘Silver’ to Bitcoin’s ‘Gold’ iTWire: Bitcoin gets first...

More Bitcoin Exposure in Meatspace

More Bitcoin Exposure in Meatspace

Cups and Cakes Bakery is taking another (first?) step in mainstream bitcoin adoption: running ads in SF cabs proudly displaying their bitcoin acceptance. More public exposure to the concept and logo are necessary for...

Today is M Day!

Today is M Day!

Bitcoin users on reddit and bitcointalk have declared June 2 as “M Day.” They want everyone to start using mBTC whenever possible in place of identifying prices as whole bitcoin. mBTC is 1/1000th of...

Dan Kaminsky Cuts Through the Bitcoin Hype

Dan Kaminsky Cuts Through the Bitcoin Hype

Wired came out with possibly the best writeup I’ve seen on Bitcoin. It was a piece done by hacker Dan Kaminsky called “Bitcoin Is Not as Secure, Unregulated, or Lucrative as You Might Think.”...