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Fiatleak - watch the world's currencies flow into bitcoin in realtime

Fiatleak - watch the world's currencies flow into bitcoin in realtime
- waiting for first trade... Each trade results in a Bitcoin being sent from the currency counter in red to the country on the map. The value in BTC is listed in green and plotted across the map. The last exchange rate for each currency is listed in @purple and updated for each trade. Hide animations? Play sound when rate is BTC per second or higher?

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Bitcoin Tutorial: Learn What Is Bitcoin and Lot More Welcome to the first community built BItcoin course! This course serves as a central point of introduction to Bitcoin for anyone interested. It assumes no special skills or knowledge nor experience in computer science. All are welcome and the course shall forever be free under a creative commons license. The United Nations of Bitcoin This is a map of every Bitcoin download (that was able to be traced to a country), by operating system. Each dot is an individual Bitcoin download. The yellow dots are a general reference of all Bitcoin downloads ever while the red ones call out a specific OS used in the download. Bitcoin downloads by country, by operating system. At least, when the specific country was known. Of course there is plenty of geographically anonymous downloading (here's the nitty gritty on that).

Andreas M. Antonopoulos Name: Andreas M. Antonopoulos Website: For the past 22 years, Andreas has advised hundreds of organizations on emerging technologies and trends, and developed business strategies for the efficient and effective use of technology. An early pioneer who saw the potential of the Internet in 1988, Andreas helped many businesses harness new processes to take advantage of the rapid developments in open source, open standards and open networks. In 1990, Andreas started teaching on various IT topics in private, professional and academic environments. Andreas honed his speaking skills in front of audiences ranging in size from five executives in a boardroom to thousands of people in large conferences.

Comparison of mining pools Reward types & explanation: CPPSRB - Capped Pay Per Share with Recent Backpay. [1] DGM - Double Geometric Method. A hybrid between PPLNS and Geometric reward types that enables to operator to absorb some of the variance risk. Operator receives portion of payout on short rounds and returns it on longer rounds to normalize payments. [2] ESMPPS - Equalized Shared Maximum Pay Per Share. Like SMPPS, but equalizes payments fairly among all those who are owed. [3] POT - Pay On Target. A high variance PPS variant that pays on the difficulty of work returned to pool rather than the difficulty of work served by pool [4] PPLNS - Pay Per Last N Shares.

A Network Analyst's View of the Block Chain Martin Harrigan is a computer scientist and software developer. He is the founder of QuantaBytes, an Irish startup developing a suite of tools for analyzing and visualising bitcoin’s block chain. He is also the co-author of one of the earliest academic papers to study the network properties of the block chain and its implications for anonymity. The block chain is a decentralised, consensus-driven ledger of every successful bitcoin transaction to date. As of the 300,000th block, the ledger includes over 38 million transactions. Aside from being a monumental technical achievement, the block chain is a fascinating dataset.

MadBitcoins Good Morning Bitcoins! and welcome to Mad Bitcoins introductory video. This video explains how MadBitcoins became a youtube tv show and serves as an introduction and welcome to you, New Viewer. Welcome to the MadBitcoins Channel. I believe in Bitcoin. I'd like to share an old Archimedes quote that is very important with me. change SIX Interbank Clearing Ltd (SIX) is the official record keeper for the ISO 4217 list of three-letter currency symbols. SIX has declined previous requests to assign a symbol for Bitcoin, providing shallow arguments about how Bitcoin is not associated with any institution or government. However, during 2012, Bitcoin has further re-inforced its status as the dominant paradigm in electronic currency. The security of Bitcoin has been asserted by a detailed analysis from experts in ETH Zurich, and Bitcoin was the primary currency featured in a digital currencies report published by the European Central Bank in October 2012.

When an economist tells you something that is based on a theory or a model, you should be very skeptical This was the year we were supposed to get hoverboards and flying cars. Instead we got more robots that fall over. Even though they were all over the news, television, and cinema screens this year, robots have not really entered the mainstream yet. They may build our cars and clean some of our floors, but for the most part, robots remain tucked away in research facilities and space operas. Threat of capital controls looms over Thailand as it loses “currency war” It was the cold, slushy week in Manhattan after late January’s blizzard and Chloe was dolefully eyeing the darkened studio where she awaited her call time. She wore a rose-colored cashmere sweater, a bridesmaid gift from a New York society wedding weeks earlier. “I didn’t even say hi!” an assistant exclaimed, running up to Chloe’s side.

Learn About Mining Bitcoin From a Redditor Over and over, you ask yourself the same question: "What are Bitcoins? Do they bite?" Explain Bitcoin Like I’m Five The Solution What if we gave this ledger — to everybody? Instead of the ledger living on a Blizzard computer, it’ll live in everybody’s computers. All the transactions that have ever happened, from all time, in digital apples will be recorded in it. You can’t cheat it.

Bitcoin: Fad, fraud or the future? — RT Op-Edge Patrick L Young is CEO of niche crowdfunding platform HanzaTrade and an advisor to fund managers throughout the world. Born in Ireland, he is an active investor in the “New Europe” amongst other emerging markets and is an active Co Founder of grassroots startup group "Mission ToRun." Home Page: Twitter: @FrontierFinance Digital Currency Bitcoin is big news: Is it really the panacea for the problems of money or just another quick fix? Bitcoin offers a fascinating peek into the future of money. In essence, simple, it’s also ludicrously complex and therein lies the opportunity for many a correspondent to rant about its remarkable merits or incredible pitfalls.

ForexMinute Co-Founder Jonathan Millet Speaks about Bitcoins, Calls it the Future of Trading London, UK (PRWEB) May 23, 2013, a highly regarded and renowned portal for distributing and promoting essential financial market tools and resources, recently launched a new section, completely dedicated to Bitcoins. Upon its release, the portal’s co-founder Jonathan Millet also spoke highly of Bitcoin and its emerging role in the global economy. “We, along with our financial experts, have thoroughly studies the trends of Bitcoins in the present market aura.”, says Jonathan on being asked about the reason for introducing a whole new section for Bitcoin resources.

ECC2013/Money Stream/Documentation Key Readings Jem Bendell, Tom H. Greco (2013): Currencies of transition: Transforming money to unleash sustainability, in: The Necessary Transition: The Journey towards the Sustainable Enterprise Economy, edited by Malcolm McIntosh. Veronika Bennholdt-Thomsen (2011): Money or Life.