21 Sep '13, 6pm

These homeless guys are surviving on bitcoins.

Yes, you need a smartphone to earn bitcoins — or some other device that gets you onto the internet. But the homeless carry mobile devices more often than you might expect. Angle’s homeless friends Chris Kantola and Paul Harrison also have phones, and they aren’t unlike people living on the streets in other parts of the country. At San Francisco’s Tenderloin Technology Lab — a nonprofit that provides the city’s poor and homeless access to computers — organizers say that many of its clients use personal phones to connect to the net. Android is the mobile platform of choice.

Full article: http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2013/09/bitcoin-home...

Tweets

Homeless, Unemployed, and Surviving on Bitcoins

wired.com 20 Sep '13, 1pm

Paul Harrison, Chris Kantola, and Jesse Angle, scrounging for bitcoins outside a public library in Pensacola, Florida. Pho...

Homeless, Unemployed, and Surviving on Bitcoins

Homeless, Unemployed, and Surviving on Bitcoins

wired.com 20 Sep '13, 12pm

Yes, you need a smartphone to earn bitcoins — or some other device that gets you onto the internet. But the homeless carry...

Homeless, Unemployed, and Surviving on Bitcoins

wired.com 20 Sep '13, 10am

Yes, you need a smartphone to earn bitcoins — or some other device that gets you onto the internet. But the homeless carry...

Homeless, unemployed, and surviving on bitcoin

wired.com 20 Sep '13, 12pm

Paul Harrison, Chris Kantola, and Jesse Angle, scrounging for bitcoins outside a public library in Pensacola, Florida. Pho...

the homeless

wired.com 20 Sep '13, 12pm

Yes, you need a smartphone to earn bitcoins — or some other device that gets you onto the internet. But the homeless carry...

Homeless, Unemployed, and Surviving on Bitcoins...

wired.com 24 Sep '13, 6pm

Yes, you need a smartphone to earn bitcoins — or some other device that gets you onto the internet. But the homeless carry...

A Homeless Florida Man Is Alive Because Of Bitcoin

businessinsider.com 20 Sep '13, 3pm

Flickr / zcopley See Also Tim Cook Is In The Palo Alto Apple Store Right Now Check Out Leafly, The Yelp For Marijuana Here...

Wired thinks Bitcoin could be the great homeless "equalizer"

Wired thinks Bitcoin could be the great homeles...

valleywag.gawker.com 20 Sep '13, 6pm

But there are a lot of variables involved in this "great" leveling of the playing field. In addition to the access to a mo...

The hidden Bitcoin economy of Florida's 'homeless geeks'

The hidden Bitcoin economy of Florida's 'homele...

theverge.com 20 Sep '13, 3pm

For most, a life on Bitcoin is a short experiment . For some of Pensacola, Florida's homeless, though, the currency has be...

RUSSIA: Surviving In The Shadow Of China

strategypage.com 22 Sep '13, 12pm

Russia has gone public with fears that their ambitious new warship building program may take up to five years longer. The ...

Sem-teto norte-americano sobrevive com bitcoins

tecmundo.com.br 20 Sep '13, 8pm

Paul Harrison, Chris Kantola e Jesse Angle, todos desabrigados, coletando suas bitcoins. (Fonte da imagem: Reprodução/Wire...

How to buy bitcoins in the UK - CoinDesk #bitcoin

How to buy bitcoins in the UK - CoinDesk #bitcoin

coindesk.com 22 Sep '13, 11am

One of the problems with bitcoin is actually getting hold of the stuff. Most of us are not bitcoin miners which leaves us ...