Europe Online Magazine: German Finance Ministry recognizes bitcoin as currency

Source – Europe Online Magazine – 8/17/13 [From John: This article is big news friends! The implications of any sovereign body recognizing bitcoin as a currency are huge, and the impact is even more positive when it is a major and well-reputed economic powerhouse such as Germany. Also see related articles where you will note that … Read more Europe Online Magazine: German Finance Ministry recognizes bitcoin as currency

American Thinker:The Mind-Boggling Implications of a Bitcoin Economy

American Thinker – July 21, 2013 – Robert Berry Just when we thought we had seen the last great innovation of our age, something new appears.  Like the internet that came before, an obscure open-source computer protocol is poised to create and destroy whole industries and has already become a source of agita for government … Read more American Thinker:The Mind-Boggling Implications of a Bitcoin Economy

Zerocoin and Bitcoin: Taking Anonymity to the Next Level

Bitcoin has been changing. Drastically. Business Insider says that Bitcoin is selling its soul. Bloomberg, on the other hand, continues the line that bitcoin is a revolution bound to change the world for the better. What has changed? Basically there are three major events going on in the bitcoin world right now: Mt Gox is … Read more Zerocoin and Bitcoin: Taking Anonymity to the Next Level

Methodology for Bitcoin Valuation as a Fiat Hedge

This article goes over my methodology for a bitcoin valuation which resulted in my guest article on the Mineforman website here. The spreadsheet I used, complete with all my little self-notes and summaries, is available in its original Gnumeric format here, and in the more common Excel format here. Simple Excel conversion resulted in some errors … Read more Methodology for Bitcoin Valuation as a Fiat Hedge

Compilation of Guest Articles and Contact Information!

This article is a directory of articles which I have written as a guest for other websites. They are in reverse chronological order starting with the most recent and ending with the oldest. This article will also include my guest article pitch video in which I make the case that I would be valuable as … Read more Compilation of Guest Articles and Contact Information!

An Update on the Litecoin Explosion

First, go join http://www.reddit.com/r/cryptocurrency. The reddit /bitcoin community has long been my home, but since I’ve become convinced that LTC is a winner, I have realized that the bitcoin community is too narrow minded for a real crypto-currency discussion. I like /litecoin as well, but I am worried they will develope a similar closed-mindedness down … Read more An Update on the Litecoin Explosion

3 Reasons Why I Now Like Litecoin

Litecoin is a branch off the Bitcoin project. It’s essentially the same as bitcoin with a few interesting and distinct features. For one it features Scrypt-based mining which is more difficult for ASIC and FGPA miners. Secondly it boasts a quicker transaction confirmation speed which simultaneously allows for quicker transactions and an overall greater total … Read more 3 Reasons Why I Now Like Litecoin

Buy Bitcoin in 5 Easy Steps

In my last post I wrote on 4 Recommended Ways to Buy and Sell Bitcoin. That post used a video discussing how to set up a Mt Gox account. However that video was dated. In fact, Youtube doesn’t have much current stuff on how to quickly set up and fund a new bitcoin account! So … Read more Buy Bitcoin in 5 Easy Steps

4 Recommended Ways to Buy and Sell Bitcoin

Today, April 10, the price for a Bitcoin fluctuated big time. Some people are whining about how Bitcoin must suck after all. These people are not smart. The smart people are excited, asking, “How can I load up on this amazing and undervalued asset NOW?” Allow me to present my recommended ways to buy and … Read more 4 Recommended Ways to Buy and Sell Bitcoin

How Popular is Bitcoin? How Big is the Bitcoin Economy?

This post was inspired by and will include an excellent discussion on the Bitcoin channel for Reddit. This post will be an attempt to calculate how many people use Bitcoin, what percent of the world that is, and how that number compares to numbers of users of other currencies such as the Euro, dollar, yen, … Read more How Popular is Bitcoin? How Big is the Bitcoin Economy?