13 Jan '13, 7pm

How Bitcoin can contribute to a resilient community. By Gary Rowe. #bitcoin

Power is quick and easy to generate at small scales, not so easy at national scales. A resilient community would expect their residents to invest early on in simple power generation solutions like solar powered mobile device chargers or more complex solutions like uninterruptible power supplies or manual power generators. At a community level the idea of DC grids and localised power generation would further reduce the reliance on a national grid system. If all else fails people will always be able to generate power somehow, even if it means sitting on a bike attached to a generator and pedalling like mad for an hour.

Full article: http://gary-rowe.com/agilestack/2013/01/13/how-bitcoin-ca...

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