05 Dec '13, 3pm

Have you seen our tulip-bitcoin live exchange rate calculator?

Have you seen our tulip-bitcoin live exchange rate calculator?

See that big number up there? It’s the current bitcoin-tulip exchange rate. Based off the weighted price of bitcoin from the currency exchange website Mt. Gox , and updated every 15 minutes, it calculates just how many tulips you could buy with one bitcoin. As of publication, the number was in the 700s. It’s a silly way of getting at a serious question: Is bitcoin a bubble? The digital currency has now been the subject of a giddy U.S. Senate hearing , a Federal Reserve economist’s advisory letter , and oodles of bemused press. Since briefly losing value when law enforcement shut down the online black market Silk Road in October, the currency’s value has almost unstoppably climbed. A single bitcoin—little more than $13 a year ago—now costs over $1000. “All I can say is that the crash is going to be great,” proclaimed technology writer Adrian Chen in the New York Times last ...

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