01 May '13, 7pm

Living On Bitcoin For A Week: The Journey Begins

Living On Bitcoin For A Week: The Journey Begins

On Tuesday morning, I emptied my wallet of all of the cash and credit cards before I left my house. Many journalists have been writing about the mechanics of buying Bitcoin and the resulting heart palpitations as they watched the dramatic rises and falls in the digital currency’s worth over the last few weeks. But that’s just a story about gambling . My editor issued a different challenge to test the currency’s legitimacy: “Don’t just buy Bitcoin. Live on it for a week.” Here’s to hoping I survive on the virtual tokens that promise to make online transactions more anonymous and decentralized. No handing over your name and credit card number every time you make a purchase. It’s the online equivalent of paying cash. Last week, I bought five Bitcoins through Coinbase after a failed attempt to do so via Mt. Gox , the value-setting Bitcoin exchange based in Japan; my bank refus...

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