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  • In November 1, 2008, a man named Satoshi Nakamoto posted a research paper to an obscure cryptography listserv describing his design for a new digital currency that he called bitcoin.

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  • He says there is no center to the whole bitcoin system.

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  • He looks up the exchange rate, $17 per bitcoin, and gives us 2.352941176 bitcoins.

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  • We talked with Gavin Andresen, a programmer whose done a lot of work on bitcoin.

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  • When we started working on this story, $7 got you one bitcoin.

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  • But slowly, word of bitcoin spread beyond the insular world of cryptography.

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  • I make this appeal to Wikileaks not to try to use bitcoin.

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  • "No, don't 'bring it on,'" he wrote in a post to the bitcoin forum.

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  • On a bitcoin IRC channel, someone noted portentously that in Japanese

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  • Laszlo Hanyecz, a Florida programmer, conducted what bitcoiners think of as the first real-world bitcoin transaction, paying 10,000 bitcoins to get two pizzas delivered from Papa John's.

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  • It is headed (& entail (out) spinning) toward analogical (rune-in) ruin?!
    Digit points but is not 'is'!
    Rue(l) out is in!
    a paradox- a pair of (d)ox(i)s! (plowing boustraphedrically)?

    April 13, 2013

  • s bitcoin is a piece of online currency. It's a decentralized online currency which relies on encryption to ensure that a coin has value.
    It is used in an online market service on the Tor network where illegal items and services can be bought and sold.

    January 4, 2013