Bitcoin presentation, addendum

posted by Jonathan Logan on 2011.15.06, under Blog, Random Findings

Yesterday I held a small presentation concerning Bitcoin. For those that can read German, here’s the stuff: Someone even blogged about it: (German)

Bitcoin spam

posted by Jonathan Logan on 2011.09.06, under Blog, Random Findings

You know when you hit a bubble or a strange business when you receive spam about it. So it happened to this blog last night. We received two spam comments that try to entice the use of some bitcoin based mining pool, exchanger and whatever. Have a look at this site: http://www.bitcoins.REMOVED You can actually earn free bitcoins by your own. Currently i think the value is something like $10 each!

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The decentralization of Information (by means of Internet)

posted by Jonathan Logan on 2009.31.08, under Blog, Random Findings

Ten Reasons To Be Happy. #2. The decentralization of information is here. For most of the twentieth century, ideas and information in America were largely controlled in two institutions closely tied to the state: the media and the Academy. The Internet has blown that wide open. Add in Twitter, Facebook, Digg and the like, and the distribution channels for decentralized information have become decentralized too. We are in a world where any article written on any web site has as much chance of being read en masse as something published in The NY Times.

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