Here's a little subtle humor for your Friday morning/afternoon. Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange did a Reddit AMA (ask me anything - basically a Q&A of the internet) session on Thursday and cracked (why I interpret to be) a joke on bitcoin. Asked by user 'coindog08': "What are your thoughts on cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin?" The response: Here is a conversation from 2011 where I tell Go...
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Speaking at the Computer History Museum, Google Chairman (and former CEO) Eric Schmidt had some good things to say about bitcoin. "[Bitcoin] is a remarkable cryptographic achievement," he said on a panel. "The ability to create something which is not duplicable in the digital world has enormous value." And while Schmidt wasn't exactly singing praises with regard to bitcoin's implementation as a ...
Here's an interesting little anecdote that's come from a USA Today report via Reddit. Reporter Michael Wolff says that he was recently told a story at a White House dinner that involves President Obama and Bitcoins. In an apparent meeting with then Google CEO Eric Schmidt, the President asked if Bitcoin was something that ought to be on his radar: "The president, whose most important job is sur...