#Bitcoin: An Interview with Gluten Free Bitcoins

Spam on social media is nothing new. In late 2014, Instagram purged inactive & fake accounts. Users lost thousands of followers from this action, resulting in a huge number of complaints and comments asking Instagram to bring their followers back. But by July 2015, research showed that spammers had returned to the platform since the purge, finding that…

Talking Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Segways

Lately, the branding of Bitcoin has been on my mind. When I began working in the industry, my choice was met with a lot of confusion and suspicion from people that I knew. Some of them hadn’t ever heard of Bitcoin; others had only heard that it was a method of purchasing illegal goods or a way to…

How Bitcoin Gave Me Motivation to Get Fit

Proof of Workout began as an April Fool’s joke. “We thought it would be funny to start a rumor that BitPay is developing a miner that runs from mechanical energy powered by your workout,” Emily Vaughn from BitPay told me. But from there, Vaughn liked the name “Proof of Workout” so much that she began…

Etsy & Bitcoin: Dancing Lion Chocolate

In 1996, Richard Tango-Lowy began working with chocolate. Now, he’s accepting Bitcoin for his chocolates at Dancing Lion Chocolate in New Hampshire, as well as in his Etsy shop. Made with premium chocolate from all over the globe, each bar is truly a work of art, almost too pretty to eat… and the fact that you can…