21 Feb '13, 5am

#BitCoin seems to be the "local currency" of the Internet. Fun!

Bitcoin image from http://bitcoinme.com/ which has a good intro video I have been playing around with Bitcoin, the mathematically very cool digital currency. It occurred to me that it is the “local currency” of the Internet. There are local currencies like Ithaca Hours or Bernal Bucks that facilitate trading within a community. Bitcoins are kind of like that. It is for those of the Internet. I found getting it going was an adventure which ended in my figuring out how to donate to the Internet Archive, which was fun. People have donated over $5000 worth of bitcoins in the last 2 years to the Internet Archive. I was able to buy a physical bitcoin , which makes a good souvenir. I was interviewed for an upcoming article in Bitcoin Magazine . And been giving out 10 bitcoin cents to friends that I can find their bitcoin address. I can not sure when I have to stop this gesture, b...

Full article: http://brewster.kahle.org/2013/02/20/bitcoin-is-the-local...

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