• Why Satanists Love Bitcoin

    Why Satanists Love Bitcoin

    motherboard.vice.com 01 May '15, 12pm

    The comparison between Satanism and Bitcoin is interesting because they’re both pretty misunderstood. Are you worried that associating Bitcoin with Satan could harm Bitcoin’s public perception? That’s a great question. Bitcoin is challenging the status quo—it’s for everyone. To try to...

  • Why Chile's first Bitcoin exchange was funded by the government:

    Why Chile’s First Bitcoin Exchange Was Funded by the Government |

    motherboard.vice.com 21 Apr '15, 8pm

    ​The first Bitcoin exchange in Chile, where citizens can buy bitcoin with pesos, launched this month with $40,000 in funding from a surprising donor: the Chilean government. SurBTC represents a huge step forward for cryptocurrency in Chile. It's not just because the exchange exists at...

  • Rand Paul is accepting Bitcoin donations, and that could be very bad for his campaign:

    Why Bitcoin Could Actually Be Bad for Rand Paul's Campaign

    motherboard.vice.com 07 Apr '15, 8pm

    ​Tuesday, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul became the first mainstream presidential candidate to accept bitcoin donations. But if his goal is to rake in as much money as possible, he’s might be going about it all wrong. There are lots of reasons why a political candidate, especially Paul, w...

  • How to trace a political donation made with Bitcoin:

    How to Trace a Political Donation Made with Bitcoin

    motherboard.vice.com 08 Apr '15, 6pm

    ​So, Rand Paul is doing perhaps the most libertarian thing ever and accepting Bitcoin to fund his campaign to be elected president. But—*pushes up glasses*—what does this mean for the political process? On the one hand, Bitcoin advocates believe the cryptocurrency is more transparent ...

  • How to Make a Bitcoin Address With a TI-89 Calculator

    How to Make a Bitcoin Address With a TI-89 Calculator

    motherboard.vice.com 02 Apr '15, 10pm

    The power of Bitcoin is giving your dusty old TI-89 calculator a second chance of being useful. Matt Whitlock, who helped make one of the world’s first Bitcoin ATMs , is at it again. In a video posted on to Vimeo, he showed how using the calculator once only used for high school geome...

  • Bitcoin

    Designing a Bitcoin system to use in prison

    motherboard.vice.com 30 Mar '15, 1pm

    (This isn’t quite the same as Bitcoin, because as the single node, I’m acting similar to a banker. If we really wanted to imitate Bitcoin perfectly, many inmates throughout the prison would be keeping track of these transactions and then synchronizing them together, just like nodes in...

  • This Decentralized Bitcoin Market Is for Legal Stuff Only, Promise

    motherboard.vice.com 25 Mar '15, 2pm

    BitHalo is the platform that could finally support the decentralized Silk Road that darknet drug dealers so badly want, and it’s up and running in public beta testing mode as of Tuesday. But its creator doesn’t want it turning into a destination for criminals. Despite the fact that an...

  • This Decentralized Bitcoin Market Is for Legal Stuff Only, Promise

    motherboard.vice.com 25 Mar '15, 3pm

    BitHalo is the platform that could finally support the decentralized Silk Road that darknet drug dealers so badly want, and it’s up and running in public beta testing mode as of Tuesday. But its creator doesn’t want it turning into a destination for criminals. Despite the fact that an...

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