20 Sep '13, 6pm

Wired thinks Bitcoin could be the great homeless "equalizer"

Wired thinks Bitcoin could be the great homeless "equalizer"

But there are a lot of variables involved in this "great" leveling of the playing field. In addition to the access to a mobile device, power, and an internet connection, there's the difficulty of explaining these Bitcoin tasks. Angle, the article notes, previously worked as a network engineer and computer repair technician. Then there's the instability of Bitcoin. Earlier this week, another Wired article reported that Mt. Gox, the world's largest Bitcoin exchange, was out $10 million —half of that seized by the feds and half from a legal dispute with a former partner. It's hard to predict if these Bitcoin side hustles will be around next year or even next month.

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