Feb 062015
 
Who Will Build the Roads? You Tell Us.

We don’t live in a libertarian world, so when we talk to people about libertarianism we often have to appeal to their imagination. This is particularly true when it comes to fringe issues like roads, dispute resolution, and security. People could do this. People would have the incentive to do that. We may be convinced, but to most people it’s just a nice sounding theory until they’ve seen some evidence. Fortunately, the evidence is out […]

May 242014
 
Lamar Wilson and Lafe Taylor talk PheevaWallet, Potluck Capitalism, and Building Community with Bitcoin

When I went to the Texas Bitcoin Conference a couple months ago, I met Lafe Taylor and Lamar Wilson of Love Will LLC. I learned that they had designed a hot wallet that iPhone users could access by joining a co-op. By getting an enterprise license and setting up the C.O.G. Cooperative, they were able to create a wallet that followed Apple’s guidelines. The Pheeva wallet is very user friendly and they have recently partnered […]

Nov 052013
 
An Evening in Satoshi Forest

The smell of fire permeates the air as we get closer to the campsite. Satoshi Forest is nine acres, but only a small portion is used for camping. The community feel of the Forest is reinforced as Adam, Bob, John, Ian, and two young boys gather fire wood; my husband and I join them in the hunt. Though the camping area is modest, there is plenty of space to explore and find fuel for the […]