27 Jan '14, 7am

Bitcoin: The Currency Of The Future?

Saturday January 25, marked the start of the Miami Bitcoin conference. When I first told my partners I planned to attend, one asked “Why go to a conference when you can read about it on Wikipedia?” There were two answers to that question. One: the Wikipedia reference is pretty much incomprehensible to a non-technical human, and Two: Retailers are starting to take it as a valid form of payment. That means I need to understand it clearly. So, off I went. And I learned quite a bit that I’d like to share with you. So, what is Bitcoin, anyway? As I see it, it’s a cross between a stock and a form of payment. It’s a form of payment because you can use Bitcoins to pay for things. You can buy computers on Tigerdirect.com, you can buy pretty much anything on Overstock.com Overstock.com , and apparently, some enterprising young California girls are letting you buy cookies with them. ...

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  1. 21 Feb '14, 9am

    Thanks for sharing what you’ve learned from the conference. Anyway, if you’re interested to learn more about bitcoin, the articles and news from bitcoindaily.com might be able to help you.

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