Harming Bitcoin will be economically impractical

I had the pleasure of meeting Jeffrey Smith, CEX‘s CIO in the CoinsCrum’s after party for the Inside Bitcoin conference recently held in London. A lot has been said recently about Ghash and a possible attack on the Bitcoin network, but as conservative as it may sound, no real solution has been enforced yet. I …

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Blockchain Politics 2.0

I was first introduced to Peter Todd by Amir Taaki and Kyle Drake. Peter is a consultant in the bitcoin space. Allegedly called a core developer, Peter is chief scientist for MasterCoin and DarkWallet, chief architect for ZeroCash and a developer for Counter Party, ColoredCoins and Coinkite. We met while he traveled through London, and …

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Bitcoin Focus – Framing The Debate

As before, the theme of the BitcoinFocus event was to remain accessible to all. A big thank you to the sponsors at @TechHub, @coindesk and @diacle_ for allowing to keep these events free to attend and to keep the food and drink flowing. Also, a big thank you to Paul @bitcoinfocus for a fantastic organisation. First up, …

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The Threat Of Centralization

Wendell Davies is the founder of Hive, an iOS wallet application that raises the standard of built in social and consumer features. Very energetic, well-traveled and an open-source advocate, Wendell is an early adopter who is been riding the Bitcoin wave for a while. I met Wendell outside of a VC pitch session on the …

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Bitcoin Mining For The Masses

I met with Emmanuel Abiodun, a senior IT developer in a leading high street bank to film an interview for my research. Emmanuel sees the future in the Cloud. That’s what made him start his project, Cloud Hashing, where it’s all about the Cloud. The mission statement is to see more people with a vested …

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