Category Archives: Bitcoin

BitSim – Bitcoin Between SIM and Phone

Check out BitSim, a Zero Footprint Platform that works by interposing an ultra thin chip between the SIM card and any SMS-capable phone. What does it do? Bitcoin, smart contracts, all encrypted over SMS without carrier permission. Providing NFC and … Continue reading

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Canadian Senate on Bitcoin with Andreas Antonopoulos

If you are still struggling to understand Bitcoin, put aside the time to watch this lesson from the master. There seems to be universal agreement that Andreas M. Antonopoulos is the most capable spokesperson and most engaging advocate for Bitcoin and blockchain technology in the … Continue reading

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How Green is Bitcoin?

In a detailed paper, Hass McCook has published his research into the relative sustainability of Bitcoin, printed money, credit cards denominated in fiat currency and industrial gold mining. While it’s understood that running Bitcoin mining hardware consumes significant electricity for … Continue reading

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Bitcoin The Rise of Cryptocurrency

Sydney startup incubator and Co-working space Tank Stream Labs kindly hosted a recent panel discussion on Bitcoin and the Rise of Cryptocurrency. The spark talking point is the following broad question. How will the rise of crypto-currencies, such as bitcoin, unify … Continue reading

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Video – Bitcoin Professionals 101

Bitcoin Professionals meetup is a monthly session organised by Reuben Bramanathan and Jason Williams in the Sydney offices of law firm McCullough Robertson. Each month there are presenters and this month I delivered a Bitcoin 101 talk to help everyone … Continue reading

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Me Interviewed on Bondi Beach Radio

Following my talk at the Bitcoin Professionals Meetup this week, I was invited in to the studios at Bondi Beach Radio to go into a little more detail and chat about some of the interesting side topics to the current … Continue reading

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Bitcoin and the History of Money

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Bitcoin – A non-technical intro by Kitten Tofu

Kitten Tofu is a friend of mine, so when he told me he was doing a talk about Bitcoin to a bank, I offered to record the video, carry chairs, whatever. The audience was a group of bankers who work for … Continue reading

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Expect Poor Imitations

Do you remember when the internet started to become part of the general public’s awareness? The jokes, the way people would throw in a emphatic “dot com” suffix to any phrase that was worthy for being tainted with nerd stink. … Continue reading

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Bitcoin-Obsessed Block Zombie

Is that you with red, drowsy eyes from all-night Bitcoin research, obsessively consuming all available cryptocurrency info, boring everyone around you to death while moaning, soullessly blockchains… blockchains! Yes? Then you too are a Block Zombie. How did this happen? Prior to “infection” you were … Continue reading

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