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.
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?
Bitcoin fits Aristotle’s definition for good money. Money must be Durable, Portable, Divisible, and Intrinsically Valuable. Does the U.S. dollar or other Fiat currencies fit this definition?
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
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
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
Here at the Free State Bitcoin Shoppe we had 2 curious customers who wanted to learn a little bit about our funky apparel! Come by and check out some merchandise for yourself!
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
New customer learns a little bit about Bitcoin! Come find out what it is all about at the Free State Bitcoin Shoppe.
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