Monthly Archives: March 2014

Bested by security measures

I finally enabled two-factor authentication on my Cryptsy account this morning. So anyone looking to steal all my Devcoins will first have to get a hold of my tablet PC. Usually when I enable two-factor authentication I also change the … Continue reading

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My one year cryptoversary

I began this blog by making a reference to a conversation I had with a friend in which the word “Bitcoin” was used. I went home from that conversation, looked up Bitcoin on Google, and the rest is history. And … Continue reading

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Dollar cost averaging

When I got my first full time job after finishing college I got sent some materials about retirement planning and information about available funds I could invest in. I learned that mutual funds worked like stocks in the sense that … Continue reading

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Weekly roundup

The last two weeks have been exciting ones for Bitcoin, to be sure. As one person on Twitter said, one thing about Bitcoin is that it is not boring. Last week I was very busy with real life challenges, so … Continue reading

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Media saturation

The last two weeks have been very exciting ones for Bitcoin. To say there’s been a media frenzy about Bitcoin is not an exaggeration. I read a lot of news stories and opinion pieces about Bitcoin during that time, many … Continue reading

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Making Bitcoin work, part 2

It’s difficult to not feel just a little bit insulted by articles such as this one calling people who are involved in Bitcoin a doomsday cult. Then I recently had some back and forth on this blog where I got … Continue reading

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Making Bitcoin work

This morning I learned a lot of bad news about Bitcoin just by checking my Twitter account. As if the Mt. Gox fiasco wasn’t enough, some online wallet service I might have once seen advertised on BitVisitor had all its … Continue reading

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Next diversification

My attempt to run the most recent version of the Next NRS client was an abysmal failure. That trusty start bat file which had worked for many previous NRS versions couldn’t do it for the last one. Once again, my … Continue reading

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Bitcoin does need balance

I read on average a half dozen or so articles on Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies a day, and in any given day one of them is likely to be a gloom and doom article. Today, it happened to be this one … Continue reading

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Regulation: who needs it?

One of the questions that often comes up when it comes to cryptocurrencies is the issue of governmental regulation. Recently a number of countries and even some US regulators, such as this rather colorful character in Alabama┬áhave issued warnings to … Continue reading

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