• Government surveillance has become a fact of life for anyone communicating digitally these last few years, and it’s been a bumpy transition for those that value privacy. Even with the adoption of PGP keys and VPNs, options for secure day-to-day communication are scarce. End-to-end encryption is a clunky mess for email and IM, and the commercial services that automate the process rely on the assumption that they won’t be subpoenaed or broken into. Also read:

    Blockchain Commuication Could Replace Email, IM, add Trustless Security

    | 2016/01/05 8:00 am
  • There has been a lot speculation, shouting matches, opinions, dubious accusations etc. that flew around concerning digital currencies, or like some call them crypto currencies. Some journalists from the more traditional media made unfounded accusations like “Mt. Gox has crashed so Bitcoin will follow suit”. If professionals and academics read things like that what do they think? Are there some that are sceptical or what is the deal? It does seem it’s “all quiet on

    Is digital currency “the solution”? The academic perspective.

    | 2014/11/11 9:04 am
  • People always ask me: “What to do with your Bitcoin and other crypto”? the answer is: you can do a lot with it. Buying gift cards for amazon, iTunes etc. However you want to do a solid investment. Maybe investing in some real money and what is better than buying proof sets, gold coins, silver coin sets etc. When you want to do this you need to be very careful. This article is written because

    Investing Bitcoins in physical coins. Risky business.

    | 2014/11/10 2:28 pm
  • Palm trees, turquoise horizons, perfect weather, happy people… When you think of Bitcoin and other blockchain related technologies, the most remote island chain on the planet is generally not the first place that springs to mind. A fact highlighted by Hawai’i being ranked dead last on Forbes’ list. Yet, being so remote offers us a unique opportunity. As the old adage goes, “if you can make it here, you can make it anywhere”. While they

    Hawai’i gets its first Bitcoin ATM

    | 2014/09/04 1:28 pm