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Hey guys, my Fiancee makes dice sets, jewelry and other nerdy crafts. We will be at Geekcraft St. Louis next weekend and Geekcraft Madision. Come say hi and talk bitcoin and spend and replace if you feel so inclined!
We had a lot of people asking about bitcoin at the first fair we did and even got a bitcoin sale which felt great!
It's essentially admitting that your security, technology, or policy is not flexibly enough to accommodate for this change. Which in the grand scheme of things suggest it won't be able to accommodate any rapid change of events. In todays world that is a high proability event. My assumption is that "fighting" against this movement is likely a key indicator that can be used to assess future risk in governments and organizations.
Marc Lasry, hedge fund manager and CEO of Avenue Capital Group, stated that he invested 1% of his money in Bitcoin.
Seeing the Lightning Network grow is one of the most exciting developments in Bitcoin in years. Watching by the sidelines is thrilling, but a community is built from contributions by *normal people*. How can I contribute?
A community dedicated to Bitcoin, the currency of the Internet. Bitcoin is a distributed, worldwide, decentralized digital money. Bitcoins are issued and managed without any central authority whatsoever: there is no government, company, or bank in charge of Bitcoin. You might be interested in Bitcoin if you like cryptography, distributed peer-to-peer systems, or economics. A large percentage of Bitcoin enthusiasts are libertarians, though people of all political philosophies are welcome.
Bitcoin Core is the backbone of the Bitcoin network. Almost all Bitcoin wallets rely on Bitcoin Core in one way or another. If you have a fairly powerful computer that is almost always online, you can help the network by running Bitcoin Core. You can also use Bitcoin Core as a very secure Bitcoin wallet.