25 Jun '13, 1pm

Why This Couple Is Living For Three Months On Bitcoin Alone

Why This Couple Is Living For Three Months On Bitcoin Alone

Bitcoin, Bitcoin, Bitcoin . We’re all a little sick of hearing about it. But statistically speaking, only a small fraction of you actually use (much less understand) the anonymously held cryptocurrency . The rest of us are watching from the sidelines--curious, but skeptical. That’s more or less the situation Austin Craig was in when he committed himself and his fiance Beccy Bingham to participate in a documentary, surviving while spending only Bitcoins for three months. “I have the sinking suspicion that there are real benefits to it. Even though I don’t fully understand it. “I have the sinking suspicion that there are real benefits to it,” Craig says, “Even though I don’t fully understand it.” Life on Bitcoin will kick off on July 27, when Craig and Bingham return from their honeymoon in Costa Rica and hand over their cash, credit cards, and phones before leaving the airp...

Full article: http://www.fastcoexist.com/1682394/why-this-couple-is-liv...

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