05 Apr '13, 1pm

Listen To The Sounds Of The Bitcoin Bubble—Before It Pops

Bitcoin is out of control. The total size of the crypto-currency market cracked $1 billion on March 30, a five-fold increase since the beginning of the year. That’s an impressive feat for a currency that is "mined" by doing math and guaranteed by no government on earth. The question now being asked isn’t "if" the bubble will burst but "when." I can’t answer that question. But I can tell you what it will sound like. It will sound like a piano solo. At least that’s how it will sound at Listen To Bitcoin . Go to the website and you’ll find a multitude of opaque bubbles, each appearing with a random note from a celesta--a keyboard instrument that sounds a bit like a vibraphone. Every ten minutes or so there’s an orchestral swell made from double basses along with a large square bubble, signifying a "Bitcoin block" (basically a set of transactions performed to synchronize the n...

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