03 May '13, 4pm

Bitcoin

Bitcoin

After work, I bike to a far less high-tech Bitcoin machine at the Internet Archive, which is about 20 hills away from my work. Months ago, I bought two tickets to “Escape from a Mysterious Room,” a Japanese production that involves locking a group of 11 people in a room with hidden clues and challenging them to escape. I had paid for the tickets with a Visa Visa card, and now it doesn’t seem right that I should be able to use them. My date offers to buy them from me so we can still go, but he doesn’t have any Bitcoin. So instead we plan to use the Internet Archive’s Bitcoin <-> Cash Converter Box, an “honor based Bitcoin ATM. ” It’s an incredibly simple process. We just scan the QR code of my Blockchain Wallet (I’m spreading my funds beyond Coinbase now), put $70 into the cash box and send the Bitcoin equivalent (0.67 BTC at that time) to my wallet. It may be low-tech, but...

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