28 Aug '15, 8pm

Research aims for Bitcoin science to catch up with growth in usage - Baltimore Sun

Six years after their first use, there are nearly 14.5 million bitcoins in circulation — a fortune worth more than $3 billion. But unlike minted money, the online currency is not backed by the faith and credit of any nation, nor does any central authority police its use. Instead, it depends on its thousands of users to review its exchange, and to give bitcoins any value at all. While bitcoin advocates say the cryptocurrency is here to stay, its relative youth and rapidly evolving marketplace mean there are many questions about its future, including how safe it really is from hacking and other manipulation. Scientists also are eyeing how "smart" contracts written in computer code could one day employ cryptocurrency and make it ubiquitous. Cryptocurrency meets cash at new bitcoin ATM in Fells Point Scott Dance Cryptocurrency may be the future, but it lives in what is, for ma...

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