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State of the bitcoin address, Pizza, Pirates, and Profiteers: The Bitcoin has come a long way in its first 4 years as a crypto currency. Bursting bubbles and resurgence the bitcoin has comeback to a greater acceptance and wider audience than ever before. This talk will cover everything you NEED to know about bitcoin, from a consumer and manufacturer standpoint Acquisition to Spending (including mining crypto currencies and the future of mining) Staying secure anonymous with bitcoin, the infrastructure behind bitcoin, what you can do with bitcoin.


  • Intro on what is bitcoins
  • How bitcoins works
  • How you get bitcoins
  • What you do with bitcoins


  • Security, wallet security
  • Anonymity
  • The 10,000btc pizza
  • Spending
  • Mining and the future of mining
  • Buying
  • Trading
  • Other currencies
  • Drugs, guns, murder, sex, and gambling.
  • The blockchain, and infrastructure
  • You run barter town
  • future of bitcoin and economics
  • What is bitcoin
  • Who made bitcoin

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Bitcoin is a new kind of money. It's the first decentralized electronic currency not controlled by a single organization or government. Its an open source project, and it is used by more than 100,000 people. All over the world people are trading hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of bitcoin every day with no middle man and no credit card companies. Its a startup currency which has never happened before.

Bitcoin Wallets

In order to work with Bitcoin a wallet is a requirement. It's probably the safest to use a full Bitcoin client like the official one. However when just started out with small amounts you might choose security over ease of use.

  • Blockchain; hosted online wallet. Create when just getting started, the added benefit is that you can deposit money via Bank/Mobile to fund your account right away.
  • Electrum; a thin client. Like the Blockchain wallet this uses a remote server to retrieve the transaction data. Once installed you can start working with Bitcoin immediately.
  • Official Bitcoin client; the official client. It takes a while to get started with the official client since it needs to download all the transactions before you can actively use it.

Getting Bitcoin

There are tons of options of getting Bitcoin. Here are a couple of solutions if you have a better solution for a certain region please let me know.

Inside the US

  • Coinbase

Coinbase wants to be the Paypal for Bitcoin. Just hook up your bank account and you can instantly exchange Bitcoin.

  • Bitinstant

BitInstant enables you to make local cash deposits for Bitcoin. Just go down to wallmart for instance and have your Bitcoin in your account without problem. There is also an option to deposit using Dwolla.

Other locations

How do you Buy Bitcoins



Interesting Bitcoin Videos

Neat Linkz Doodz!

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