There are not so many really active women within the Bitcoin community, are there? So, it would be a huge mistake from our side not to pay attention to Moran Shaked, a beautiful woman and co-founder of Miss Bitcoin. You would probably ask what is Miss Bitcoin even if you have already heard about it. But it’s the mystery that intrigues us most, right? Let us move on to an exclusive interview with Moran and see if she takes us to the backstage of Miss Bitcoin.
It would appear that Bitcoin communities have found a new home in the LinkedIn social network. Until now, most Bitcoin community activity has been happening on reddit, a social network that allows a topic to have multiple threads and sub-threads in addition to the standard inbox facilities present in all social networks. Reddit followed by Twitter still hold a commanding lead on matters bitcoin. With the growth of bitcoin communities on LinkedIn, there are reasons why you should be paying attention.
“There is no doubt that cryptocurrency is the future of money”, — said Joerg Platzer, the owner of Room 77, the first bar in Berlin to accept Bitcoin. He believes that together with Bitcoin, cryptocurrency is the future alternative to the current economic system, and he precedes this idea through plenty of lectures, talks with politicians, meetings and conferences. Joerg has recently written a book for Bitcoin dummies, which is going to be released this autumn.
Security in Bitcoin will always be an issue. Many companies and services have been hacked since the start of Bitcoin and companies need to take any measure possible to secure their services. What do you do if you can’t afford an expensive security team or professional audits? CrowdCurity has built a decentralized security force by giving an open network of security researchers the chance to earn bounties for finding vulnerabilities in Bitcoin company websites.
With the rapid development of the Bitcoin community more and more ventures that accept Bitcoins come to light. This time we will have a look at Galt’s Gulch Chile, an extraordinary community of scientists, inventors, entrepreneurs and other Bitcoin enthusiasts in the heart of Chile, who have found a way to escape “the over-regulated, over-taxed, war-riddled and welfare-riddled society consuming the world”.
The idea of creating such a community came from Ayn Rand, an American novelist, philosopher, playwright, and screenwriter, whose famous protagonist character, John Galt, decided to stop supporting the corrupt society and found redemption in a place “where they found their freedom, success and peace of mind”.