31 Oct '13, 5pm

There's a Bitcoin ATM in Vancouver. Why that actually matters:

There's a Bitcoin ATM in Vancouver. Why that actually matters:

Matthew Yglesias is on vacation. Bitcoin ATMs aren’t a pipe dream anymore. Though too much fondness for the virtual currency will still get you laughed out of many parts of America, the modest debut of an ATM in Vancouver is a big step toward the mainstream. In the long term, it will be a critical test for the currency’s viability for regular use. As reported in the Guardian , the ATM is “next to the espresso bar in a trendy Vancouver coffee shop” and was attracting lines of people. It allows people to buy Bitcoins and convert Bitcoins to cash, enabled through hand and barcode scanners. The company that actually built this ATM is Robocoin ; here you can check out a how-to Robocoin video , which doubles as a proof of concept. (You may wish to mute your speakers.) Another important recent step for Bitcoin’s acceptance into the mainstream was the shutdown of Silk Road —which ...

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