25 Jun '13, 2pm

Planet Linux Caffe: Miami's First Bitcoin Restaurant

Planet Linux Caffe: Miami's First Bitcoin Restaurant

photo by web-dev-Chris via Wikimedia Commons Bitcoin, the world's foremost digital currency , has finally made it to Miami, and this week Planet Linux Caffe in Coral Gables will become the first business in the city to accept the decentralized digital currency as payment for items on its menu, says owner Daniel Mery. If this news means nothing to you, maybe you should attend the Day of Bitcoin Secrets seminar hosted by HackMiami and Miami-Corals Gables Open Source Group at PLC's Coral Gables location Thursday, June 27, at 6:30 p.m. What exactly is a bitcoin? It is a piece of digital currency that is essentially created out of thin air when your computer solves a complex mathematical problem over a bitcoin network. You are competing with other users -- or "miners," or groups of miners called "pools" -- with faster computers over who can solve the problem first. There are on...

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