31 Jan '14, 2am

Bitcoin

Bitcoin

John Biggs has a writing problem. It’s terrible. I too know manias. I see them most often among writers who have a mania for writing even when they have nothing to say. Such is the case with John Biggs’ recent Bitcoin’s Image Problem . First off, Bitcoin’s image problem is evident to anyone watching the mainstream media’s portrayal of BTC as the domain of drug dealers and terrorists, despite all the evidence to the contrary. Bitcoin’s image problem is one fabricated by writers like Mr. Biggs. But let’s look at his obvious blunders. Writing students, pay attention. He claims “Its followers see themselves as freedom fighters, attacking outsiders with vengeance and talking up their own accomplishments in the language of the already victorious. “ This sentence is an assertion made without evidence, and one that ascribes a universal characteristic (freedom fighters, attacking o...

Full article: http://bitcoinmagazine.com/9799/biggs-bitcoin-bunk/

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