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!

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

How to Monetize Any Text Platform

Bitcoin. Bitcoin can monetize anything that can hold text. Better yet, it can do so without revealing your identity and without charging fees! All you have to do is obtain a bitcoin “wallet.” These can be generated in various ways. For a basic wallet (ease of use, not intended to carry large amounts of money) … Read more How to Monetize Any Text Platform

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

Bitcoin: 10,000% ROI Over 10 Years?! Valuation, Analysis, Prediction.

Bitcoin will easily double in value by year’s end. It’s on the blog now its an official prediction. I don’t have time to go over the calculations but just look at the damn graph its pretty obvious (from coinbase.com/charts): I expect BTC to exceed double today’s (April 2) price ($132) by the end of the … Read more Bitcoin: 10,000% ROI Over 10 Years?! Valuation, Analysis, Prediction.

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?

Past and Present Alternatives to Bitcoin

As a matter of theory many current monetary thinkers, especially in the Austrian school of economics or those involved in the bleeding edge of technology including Bitcoin, have long anticipated competition to Bitcoin. We see the competition as good and healthy in the long term because competition usually fosters quality over time. This article will … Read more Past and Present Alternatives to Bitcoin