A Geek in Prison — Part 3 “OK, I’m Actually in Prison”

June 6, 2018  /  by Charlie Shrem
A Geek in Prison is Bitcoin Pioneer Charlie Shrem’s account of his experience going from being a force for increasing adoption of Bitcoin before the world had heard of cryptocurrency to a 15-month stint in federal prison for selling it to the wrong people. In his excitement to spread the word about Bitcoin, Charlie fell… Read more

A Geek in Prison — Part 2

June 4, 2018  /  by Charlie Shrem
A Geek in Prison is Bitcoin Pioneer Charlie Shrem’s account of his experience going from being a force for increasing adoption of Bitcoin before the world had heard of cryptocurrency to a 15-month stint in federal prison for selling it to the wrong people. In his excitement to spread the word about Bitcoin, Charlie fell… Read more

Bitcoin Mining Will Have a Net Positive Effect on Energy Production and Usage Efficiency

January 20, 2018  /  by Charlie Shrem
Transition is always messy and often painful, whether we’re talking about the switch from the kind of horsepower with hooves to the kind with tires — or the birth of a profoundly transformational technology like Bitcoin. For Bitcoin, one transitional pang is its gargantuan appetite for energy. Electricity powers the computers that capture, verify and… Read more
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