30 Dec '13, 4pm

Bitcoin Big Hit with Developers: Predicting the future with Github

Bitcoin Big Hit with Developers: Predicting the future with Github

This chart describes the number of Github projects in existance (y axis) throughout the last couple of years (x-axis) that reference selected keywords. It gives us a pretty good idea of how big a hit bitcoin is with developers. But let’s back up a little bit. Bitcoin Pulse My friend Tony and I (Flavio ) recently launched Bitcoin Pulse to monitor how bitcoin is growing as a technology. We built this because we wanted this for ourselves. Trying to understand how bitcoin is growing as a technology and as a way to exchange actual goods versus just being a store of value or even a way to get rich quick speculation. What is Developer Mindshare? To us, one of the most important ideas that can be indicators predicting the success of a new technology platform is what we call Developer Mindshare. “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” – Alan Kay, 1971 Chris Dixon says...

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Here's the answer to why Bitcoin has value.

Here's the answer to why Bitcoin has value.

businessinsider.com 30 Dec '13, 5pm

Paul Krugman set off a new firestorm this weekend with a post about Bitcoin that asked a fairly simple question: What give...

New money of the future?! Holy shit you gotta see!

New money of the future?! Holy shit you gotta see!

cyber-m.com 29 Dec '13, 10pm

If you pay attention to financial, technology, or even just skim general news; you probably have heard of bitcoin. Yet whi...

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marginalrevolution.com 29 Dec '13, 7pm

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Poll: Will the Bitcoin Price Hit $10,000 in 2014?

Poll: Will the Bitcoin Price Hit $10,000 in 2014?

coindesk.com 31 Dec '13, 5pm

2013 saw the price of bitcoin go from $13 to $266 , then to almost $1,200 on the back of strong growth in China. There was...

Divining The Underlying Value Of Bitcoin

Divining The Underlying Value Of Bitcoin

techcrunch.com 30 Dec '13, 8pm

Business Insider’s Joe Wiesenthal today published an interesting piece on Bitcoin , partially responding to Paul Krugman’s...

How and why Bitcoin will plummet in price

marginalrevolution.com 30 Dec '13, 12pm

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BitHub Pays Open-Source Developers in Bitcoin

BitHub Pays Open-Source Developers in Bitcoin

coindesk.com 26 Dec '13, 10am

Privacy software provider WhisperSystems has announced that it is integrating bitcoin with open-source code hosting site G...

Bitcoin Is Good

Bitcoin Is Good

recode.net 02 Jan '14, 10pm

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Bitcoin a Bit Useful - Guardian Express

guardianlv.com 30 Dec '13, 7am

Reporting and editorials fall on both sides of the debate surrounding the Bitcoin, the virtual currency based on a peer-to...

CrunchWeek 2013 In Review: Bitcoin’s Big Rise, ...

techcrunch.com 29 Dec '13, 5pm

In this first installment of our two-part year in review, Leena Rao, Ryan Lawler and I talk about the meteoric rise of Bit...

From China to Cyberspace: Bitcoin’s Year in Review

From China to Cyberspace: Bitcoin’s Year in Review

coindesk.com 31 Dec '13, 6am

Welcome to CoinDesk’s Yearly Review 2013 – a look at the five hottest, most controversial and thought-provoking events in ...

Bitcoin

cdixon.org 31 Dec '13, 5pm

Some people assume that all Bitcoin advocates are motivated by a libertarian political agenda. That is certainly not my ag...

Bitcoin? Coinye West is the future!

Bitcoin? Coinye West is the future!

domaingang.com 03 Jan '14, 10pm

No screwed up fake “fair” launches, shyster devs, muted channels, and f**ked up wallets. We will be releasing password pro...

Bitcoin isn't the only virtual currency you onl...

washingtonpost.com 29 Dec '13, 4am

By now, most people have heard of Bitcoin, the peer-to-peer currency whose value has soared over the past couple of years....