31 Oct '12, 12am

Can #Bitcoin do more about #Sandy than just gloat over its own resilience? Let's actually USE this tool!

Can #Bitcoin do more about #Sandy than just gloat over its own resilience? Let's actually USE this tool!

Even under horrifically inappropriate circumstances, we humans experience a strange emotion the Germans call schadenfreude - pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others. Perhaps it's the optimistic bit of our brain trying to find a silver lining or a natural defense mechanism to keep us sane when times are hard, but we always seem to look for some sliver of pleasure in every disaster. I'm sure I don't have to tell you that at this very moment, hurricane Sandy is ravaging the East cost of the United States and horrific as it is, we wouldn't be human if we didn't look for that silver lining, the bit of humor in the terrible situation to make us feel better about the fact that we're helpless in the face of such tremendous forces of nature. One tweet, in particular, caught my attention and brings a Bitcoin-themed spin to the story. All the markets are closed because of hur...

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benjaminkerensa.com 31 Oct '12, 11pm

For the longest time I thought Bitcoin was a novelty but when a friend of mine Ryan Singer who is very involved in Bitcoin...

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epa.gov 31 Oct '12, 1pm

Limit contact with flood water. Flood water may have high levels of raw sewage or other hazardous substances. Early sympto...

ECB: “The theoretical roots of Bitcoin can be f...

maxkeiser.com 30 Oct '12, 8am

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BitInstant responds to the European Central Bank's report on Bitcoin and virtual currencies #euro #ECB

BitInstant responds to the European Central Ban...

blog.bitinstant.com 30 Oct '12, 5pm

On Oct 29, 2012, the European Central Bank (ECB) released an official (and very nicely prepared) report called “Virtual Cu...

Hurricane Sandy: How you can help

Hurricane Sandy: How you can help

mnn.com 30 Oct '12, 2pm

A man walks over debris where a 2,000-foot section of the "uptown" boardwalk in Atlantic City, N.J., was destroyed by floo...

Using #Bitcoin? We now use bitcoin on and

Using #Bitcoin? We now use bitcoin on and

TransexualHypnosis.com 02 Nov '12, 4pm

You never thought you’d dare, and yet here you are. She’s stunning. She’s dressed in the most exquisite lingerie you’ve ev...

Bitcoin merchants working to attract adoption w...

thenextweb.com 30 Oct '12, 4am

A group of Bitcoin merchants have banded together to create Bitcoin Friday, their own take on Black Friday sales, the Amer...

Bitcoin merchants working to attract adoption w...

thenextweb.com 30 Oct '12, 4am

A group of Bitcoin merchants have banded together to create Bitcoin Friday, their own take on Black Friday sales, the Amer...

Forbes on Viagra, Bitcoin and Intellectual Prop...

c4sif.org 29 Oct '12, 8pm

Excellent Forbes post by Jon Matonis, “Generic Viagra Industry Is Pro-Choice In Payments ,” in which he points out that “p...

Do Bitcoin, Paypal etc threaten Positive Money’s ideas?

Do Bitcoin, Paypal etc threaten Positive Money’...

positivemoney.org.uk 29 Oct '12, 4pm

One of the basic claims made by Positive Money is that government and central bank should create and spend money into the ...

some people in #bitcoin community are trying to...

bitcoins4sandy.com 30 Oct '12, 11am

bitcoins4sandy is proud to be the first and only website to offer support through bitcoins to victims of hurricane Sandy. ...

Bitcoin Ends October Down Nearly 10%, Still Up 137% YTD 2012: #Bitcoin

Bitcoin Ends October Down Nearly 10%, Still Up ...

bitcoinmoney.com 02 Nov '12, 10pm

The 230,400 bitcoins issued which Bitcoin miners took in during the month is valued at $2.70 million using the average dai...

Q. Why was Bitcoin designed with a decreasing p...

bitcoin.stackexchange.com 28 Oct '12, 8pm

Bitcoin was designed to have potential to increase in value a lot over the long term. If not, noone would want to take the...

The Difficulty With #Bitcoin Stats

The Difficulty With #Bitcoin Stats

codinginmysleep.com 26 Oct '12, 10pm

The Difficulty With Bitcoin Stats There has been a lot of news lately surrounding a certain study (PDF warning) funded by ...