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Old 05-12-2018, 04:31 PM
 
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I admit it - I may read about Bitcoin, but it doesn't tempt me at all


What the Founding Fathers’ Money Problems Can Teach Us About Bitcoin
The challenges faced by the likes of Ben Franklin have a number of parallels to today’s cryptocurrency boom

By Clive Thompson

The Winklevoss twins, who won $65 million from Facebook in a lawsuit claiming the business was their idea, believe Bitcoin is nothing less than the next incarnation of global money.

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/innov...oin-180968393/
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Old 05-14-2018, 12:00 PM
 
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I admit it - I may read about Bitcoin, but it doesn't tempt me at all


What the Founding Fathers’ Money Problems Can Teach Us About Bitcoin
The challenges faced by the likes of Ben Franklin have a number of parallels to today’s cryptocurrency boom

By Clive Thompson

The Winklevoss twins, who won $65 million from Facebook in a lawsuit claiming the business was their idea, believe Bitcoin is nothing less than the next incarnation of global money.

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/innov...oin-180968393/
Bitcoin doesn't interest you, don't buy any. What's the point of this post? Not that this is a terribly written article, but honestly it doesn't really address any of the challenges of Bitcoin, doesn't address much of the critics critiques of it, etc. if your going to drop links at least add some commentary, otherwise this post is really nothing more than clutter.

I'm pretty heavily invested in Bitcoin, most of it being profits at this point even at these lows. I'll be honest kicking myself for being greedy and not taking more profits at 20k, but most of my Bitcoin was acquired anywhere from $120 to $800 so still well in the green.

If you have an interest in monetary policy, investing, technology you would have at least a minor interest in terms of I'm curious to see how this grand experiment plays out even if you have no desire to put money into it.
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