29 Aug '13, 5pm

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What comes to mind first when one thinks about a digital, decentralized currency? For myself, it is the unifying reach Bitcoin has around the world and back. Who would have thought that Satoshi Nakamoto’s initial white paper from October 2008 would spark a revolution of unification, ingenuity and cross cultural, cross race, cross political, cross faith, and cross ideological lines. After first learning about Bitcoin I initially could not wrap my mind around the idea that I could send money from my cell phone to my relatives in Norway, friends in Washington, DC or my family in New Jersey with just the scan of a QR code. Bitcoin leads us to embrace a world of interconnectedness where we are prompted to and benefit much from learning from people around the world who may be different on paper from us but share a common desire for economic liberty, ingenuity and freedom of spee...

Full article: http://bitcoinmagazine.com/6648/bitcoin-a-great-unifier/

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