05 Apr '13, 9pm

Geeks Love The Bitcoin Phenomenon Like They Loved The Internet In 1995

Flickr / zcopley Ken Tindell Ken Tindell is the CEO of JK Energy, a software consultancy startup. He has a doctorate in real-time systems from the University of York and has been involved in technology startups in various industries including automotive, embedded internet, authentication and web TV. Recent Posts Flash Wars to App Store Wars: What Adobe's Abandonment of Flash... TV: A Complex Fragmented Industry Apple Can't Disrupt Easily The Real Reason Why Flash On Tablets Hasn't Happened Yet Bitcoins are a bit like the Internet. Or, rather, the Internet as it was in the mid ‘90s: something strange, coming out of geekdom into mainstream perception, greeted by puzzlement over how it works, why it works and why anyone would think it’s useful. Even more intriguing is that the creator of Bitcoins is unknown, pseudonymous like Banksy . And maybe like installation artist JSG Bo...

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