Jul 092014
 

A San Francisco startup has announced that it has created a new digital currency that will solve the pesky problem of bitcoin’s volatility. Dubbed warcoin, the digital currency will be backed by the military industrial complex—a stable and even growing industry that its creators argue provides real value to the cryptocurrency. “We wanted to make a coin that utilized this fledgling blockchain technology but was unburdened by uncertainty in the economy. If there’s one industry […]

Dec 092013
 
Thoughts on Altcoins

I want to start this by saying I am not a cryptocurrency genius and neither have ties to any altcoin group who would pay me to write this opinion. I am also open to changing my mind as more evidence comes out, and have a lot of respect for more knowledgeable people like Erik Voorhees who have written on the subject. That being said, I am a huge fan of the idea of altcoins. While […]

Oct 022013
 
 Bitcoin and Other Altcoins: A Solution for Millennials

Gold and silver have historically been used as money and as a way to retain the purchasing power of fiat currency. As we as a population face such issues as mounting debt and endless warfare, one oft-reviled generation is really getting a sour deal: the millennials. Those narcissistic, lazy, good-for-nothing louts who played by all the rules only to realize the rules had been changed or were never for their benefit in the first place. […]