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Bitcoin Brighton August Meetup: Next week!

August 19, 2014

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So it’s been quiet round here recently – a lot of my attention has been taken up with bitcoinbrighton.com and sorting out meetups. It’s a hard life. Posts have been building up, so expect a bit of a flurry while the pipes clear through a bit… Speaking of meetups, the next Brighton Bitcoin meetup is […]

Farewell to Arscoin

April 8, 2014

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Ars Technica have a fascinating debrief on their deliberately-experimental foray into setting up their own altcoin, including a breakdown of blocks, miners, transactions and running costs. It’s this kind of ‘documentation’ that shows how powerful open source economics can be – the old hacker approach of playing, learning and sharing, all in order to figure […]

Altcoin endpoint: Risk widgets and P2P HFT

March 17, 2014

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Just having an interesting discussion with Espen (see www.blocknois.es for some of his music available for Bitcoin) around the future of altcoins, and whether they’re a gimmick or not. On a related note, I’ve signed up with Donkey Koin this week, an online wallet service in beta that lets you store and trade dozens of […]