2013: A Year in Review

I started this "blog" in January 2013 as part of a Global Career Development Class I took in Barcelona. It has evolved from a trial in blogging, personal branding, and learning WordPress to a tech site discovered by people around the world. Well sort of, according to stats at least. I started writing about my … Continue reading 2013: A Year in Review

The Intrinsic Value of Digital Commodities

Bitcoin is more than just a digital commodity. It is more than just digital currency. In context it is the first application of many to the distributed consensus asset ledger. The protocol is a frictionless digital api for trading and storing scarce resources of virtually any magnitude.  Bitcoins, altcoins, stocks, gold, programmers, or any asset; are valuable … Continue reading The Intrinsic Value of Digital Commodities

Technology, Energy, and Connections

The way we utilize our Technology, Energy, and Connections will revolutionize and shape the next 50 years. I have no idea what the outcome will be, but I have an idea of what might influence it. Business to Business or B2B is where the money is at. B2B = $. Technological Mergers and Acquisitions, where … Continue reading Technology, Energy, and Connections

Bitcoin Mining 101

Bitcoin Mining 101 There are a few factors that affect the ability for one to mine bitcoins. It can seem like a rather confusing concept. It is. Good luck. Bitcoin mining comes down to a few things: computer hardware required, electricity and mining pools. To start off here are a few terms to know: Bitcoin … Continue reading Bitcoin Mining 101

Raspberry Pi Solar Mobile Mining Rig Backpack

Raspberry Pi Solar Mobile Mining Rig Bitcoin is open source and globally accessible. It gives people the ability to send remittances. Operate e-commerce. Manage offshore deposit. It brings international banking to the 5 billion users of mobile phones. Microloans in crowdfunding and micropayments in paywalls. The system is still very underdeveloped. Bitcoin or digital currency … Continue reading Raspberry Pi Solar Mobile Mining Rig Backpack

Bitcoin Exchange Price Comparison

Bitcoin Exchange Price Comparison in US Dollars Mt. Gox Coinbase BTC China Bitstamp Coinfloor Date Time 250 251 249 244 NA 5-Nov 13:00 264 268 266 260 NA 6-Nov 12:14 295 300 290 290 NA 7-Nov 3:42 367 352 383 348 NA 12-Nov 13:00 426 401 414 391 NA 13-Nov 12:07 428 414 431 411 … Continue reading Bitcoin Exchange Price Comparison

Programmable Currency

Third Party software applications that drive global user adoption are essential to the future of bitcoin. Applications that remove friction in financial transactions at the enterprise level is where the true intrinsic value in bitcoin is. Bitcoin is often looked at as an anonymous, volatile, investment vehicle for speculators when in fact it is THE … Continue reading Programmable Currency

Bitcoin Hits 400 USD, Correction 500… 600 really?

Over the last two weeks there has been an incredible surge in the price of bitcoin. The higher the price of bitcoin goes, the higher the price of the miners go. There has been a 300% increase in the price of ASIC USB Miners in the last week. Just started mining, the higher the price … Continue reading Bitcoin Hits 400 USD, Correction 500… 600 really?