Free State Blockchain Digital Assets Conference 2018 Recap

Kyle Clark, who attended the conference in Portsmouth, wrote a recap of things that stood out from this small-size but large-impact event. Read his article here.

What’s the exchange rate for BipCoin to Zimbabwe dollars?

Yeah, that just happened. Incredible. I can not believe it. A man who mined THE BipCoin walked into the Bitcoin Shoppe and asked if he could use them to buy merchandise. Where else on Earth (or Alpha Centauri) would the answer be YES? We were prepared to accept his BipCoin at a rate of 0.01… Continue reading What’s the exchange rate for BipCoin to Zimbabwe dollars?

Ross Ulbricht Joins Twitter

Ross Ulbricht,  founder of the Silk Road, has joined Twitter @RealRossU. He is currently serving a double life sentence in prison for creating a website. Make sure to give him a follow to give him a voice. The tweets are notes he is currently writing from prison. He is now approaching 5 years in prison… Continue reading Ross Ulbricht Joins Twitter

Erik Voorhees and Peter Schiff Debate

ReasonTV just uploaded the July 2nd debate between well-known investor and economic commentator Peter Schiff and Erik Voorhees, the CEO of Shapeshift. The debate question was if Bitcoin or a similar cryptocurrency would replace government issued fiat currency. The link is provided below it’s definitely worth a listen. Peter Schiff has done great work in… Continue reading Erik Voorhees and Peter Schiff Debate

Lecture on Dash Scalability

Dr. Darren Tapp and Nakul Chawla, two Dash developers, present the results of their latest tests on the viability of different scaling methods for cryptocurrency. They shared this valuable information with the public at the Blockchain Institute of Technology. Here is a link to the paper they produced, and here is their official publication on… Continue reading Lecture on Dash Scalability

Delivering a Crypto Experience That Inspires Merchants

Taking Crypto with Anypay

You have asked dozens, hundreds, maybe thousands of merchants if they will take Bitcoin, Dash, Litecoin, Ethereum. And in return, you got the dreaded blank stare that says, “How the hell am I supposed to do that? And why would I?” These are two of the most common objections that stifle the spread of cryptocurrency… Continue reading Delivering a Crypto Experience That Inspires Merchants

Cool Connections: German Libertarians Discover Bitcoin Shoppe, Purchase Cufflinks, Share Liberty Blogs

These excellent German tourists stopped by the Bitcoin Shoppe by accident — they noticed the sign and stopped in. All of them own bitcoin, but they had never used it to buy real things in a retail store. They each downloaded wallets and then loaded them with coins. Then they purchased bitcoin cufflinks and a… Continue reading Cool Connections: German Libertarians Discover Bitcoin Shoppe, Purchase Cufflinks, Share Liberty Blogs