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Bitcoin Brighton August Meetup: Next week!

August 19, 2014


So it’s been quiet round here recently – a lot of my attention has been taken up with 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


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


Just having an interesting discussion with Espen (see 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 […]