Monthly Archives: November 2013

Crazy Bitcoin rollercoaster

It’s not so much the Bitcoins but the Bitcoin services that are causing my stomach to turn in circles. But Bitcoins are doing their best to cause high emotions.  They are currently trading for a whopping $838 each on Mt. … Continue reading

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Mining for non-miners

What I am seeing while logged into my CEX.io account is truly tempting me to dump my remaining Devcoins so that I can improve the picture even more.  My most recent purchase of GHZ brought my total up to 0.768 … Continue reading

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The round 29 bonanza

I did not expect to do very well in round 29.  I certainly did not expect to just rake it in.  I was actually without a computer for half of that round, and the rest of it my life was … Continue reading

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Don’t keep all your eggs in one basket

It has been less than a year since I got into Bitcoins and I am already losing count of how many web-based services have either completely blown up or have developed some major problems. Inputs IO and Coinlenders are the … Continue reading

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Inputs hacked

Another reason I find high Bitcoin prices annoying is this, the recent hack into the Inputs IO wallet service. I’m not sure exactly what happened, but I get the impression the hacker managed to compromise the site’s security in a … Continue reading

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How to dump Devcoins without killing their value

Disclaimer:  This isn’t so much a how-to manual as it is another installment of my story. The short answer is simple:  Only dump small amounts.  If you are earning generation shares from writing for the Devtome and you start selling … Continue reading

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Up, up, and away!

Watching the Bitcoin prices on the various exchanges brings back memories.  It was sometime in March that I first got involved in Bitcoins.  At that time, I bought my very first tenth of a Bitcoin and paid just under ten … Continue reading

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Up and running again

It has been a long couple weeks without my own computer, but a few days ago I picked up my new laptop. I’m not sure I like Windows 8.  It’s very Android-like.  Android is fine for one of those small … Continue reading

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