05 Apr '13, 11am

BITCOIN 101: A Beginner's Guide To The Unfakeable Digital Anarchist Currency Everyone's Obsessed With

BITCOIN 101: A Beginner's Guide To The Unfakeable Digital Anarchist Currency Everyone's Obsessed With

Flickr / dekstop See Also 10 Discontinued Products That We Still Miss Dearly Here Are Some Mockups Of What The Rumored Budget iPhone Could Look Like 10 Shopping Tricks To Make You An Amazon Ninja You've probably noticed people talking and tweeting endlessly about "Bitcoin" lately. The Economist finds it intriguing while GigaOM's Matthew Ingram points out several problems with it . It's even gotten the attention of economic heavyweight Paul Krugman , who has said it's like a reimplementation of the gold standard. So what the heck is it? Click here to get up to speed on Bitcoins > Click here to get up to speed on Bitcoins >

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