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  • The technology underlying the system is called the blockchain, and is enthusiastically advocated by libertarians.
  • I’m always sceptical of claims that technology alone can transform society.
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  • In the programme Timandra and Leo investigate whether its ramifications could go much further than currency and reach into disrupting the roles of government, from providing identity documents to tax collection.
  • Like all challenging ideas, the Blockchain brings contradictions.

How could new technology change the nature of money and the role of government?
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How To Buy Your First Bitcoin Or Ethereum

  • Not a day goes by that someone isn’t emailing me or DMing me on Twitter, desperately asking how to buy Bitcoin.
  • When you buy your first Bitcoin, you join this strange club.
  • Millions of people already use digital currencies including Bitcoin and Ether.
  • When friends ask me how to buy Bitcoin, I usually just direct them to my friend invite page on Coinbase so they get some free Bitcoin as a bonus.
  • The snappy Jaxx mobile wallet also works with Bitcoin.

What a difference a couple years can make! As I
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BBC Radio 4

  • The technology underlying the system is called the blockchain, and is enthusiastically advocated by libertarians.
  • I’m always sceptical of claims that technology alone can transform society.
  • In the programme Timandra and Leo investigate whether its ramifications could go much further than currency and reach into disrupting the roles of government, from providing identity documents to tax collection.
  • Like all challenging ideas, the Blockchain brings contradictions.
  • A system that’s secure without a higher authority, that’s distributed across many strangers’ computers, and tamper-proof, promises a mechanism for trust mediated directly between individuals.

Read the full article, click here.


@BigDataSizeBook: “Catch up with @obussmann (I interviewed him last year on #Blockchain )”


How could new technology change the nature of money and the role of government?


BBC Radio 4

How To Buy Your First Bitcoin Or Ethereum

How To Buy Your First #bitcoin Or #ethereum

  • Not a day goes by that someone isn’t emailing me or DMing me on Twitter, desperately asking how to buy Bitcoin.
  • When you buy your first Bitcoin, you join this strange club.
  • Millions of people already use digital currencies including Bitcoin and Ether.
  • When friends ask me how to buy Bitcoin, I usually just direct them to my friend invite page on Coinbase so they get some free Bitcoin as a bonus.
  • The snappy Jaxx mobile wallet also works with Bitcoin.

Read the full article, click here.


@bitcoinagile: “How To Buy Your First #bitcoin Or #ethereum”


What a difference a couple years can make! As I


How To Buy Your First Bitcoin Or Ethereum

BBC Radio 4

  • The technology underlying the system is called the blockchain, and is enthusiastically advocated by libertarians.
  • I’m always sceptical of claims that technology alone can transform society.
  • In the programme Timandra and Leo investigate whether its ramifications could go much further than currency and reach into disrupting the roles of government, from providing identity documents to tax collection.
  • Like all challenging ideas, the Blockchain brings contradictions.
  • A system that’s secure without a higher authority, that’s distributed across many strangers’ computers, and tamper-proof, promises a mechanism for trust mediated directly between individuals.

Read the full article, click here.


@FINTECHCircle: “BBC Radio Documentary, The Blockchain #blockchain #fintech”


How could new technology change the nature of money and the role of government?


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