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The Week In Bitcoin - Mar 14 through Mar 20, 2011.

Sunday Mar 20th, 2011

  • Press: Open source identity: Bitcoin technical lead Gavin Andresen - CIO Australia
    ”Disparate group of developers take on the established financial system”
    “The goal is to grow the Bitcoin economy so it is large enough you don’t have any exchange rate dilemma – you can buy the products and services you need using Bitcoins that you earn by providing products and services that others need.”
    http://www.cio.com.au/article/380394
  • Article: Thoughts on The Future of Money, by @webisteme
    “Suspicious of government, and equipped with the technical known how to dodge its influence, these hackers have collaboratively developed bitcoin to the point where it now stands as a viable internet currency.”
    http://www.webisteme.com/blog/?p=60


Saturday Mar 19th, 2011

  • Creator of the Liberty Dollar, Bernard Von Nothaus convicted.
    “Liberty coins were marked with the dollar sign ($); the words dollar, USA, Liberty, Trust in God (instead of In God We Trust); and other features associated with legitimate U.S. coinage.”
    “Attempts to undermine the legitimate currency of this country are simply a unique form of domestic terrorism” - US Att. Tompkins
    http://charlotte.fbi.gov/dojpressrel/pressrel11/ce031811.htm


Friday Mar 18th, 2011

  • Bounty offer: Sha256 compute shader using 100% open source video drivers on Linux.
    Approach is to load a compiled binary object from ATI’s SDK into Linux/OSS driver and execute.
    Currently at 300 BTC bounty reward, however target is 1,000 BTC.
    http://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=4618.0
  • Payments: Visa to roll out P2P payment network for credit cards.
    Allows one person to send money from a bank account directly to another person’s Visa credit card account (or debit card, or prepaid debit card).
    Bank-related part of transaction handled by CashEdge’s PopMoney and ZashPay.
    MSN Money article: http://on-msn.com/hIYa1D
    http://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=3233.msg67776#msg67776
  • New sites and other content:
    Podcast: Bitcoin – a Digital, Decentralized Currency, - omega tau
    Bitcoin technical lead Gavin Andresen is interviewed.
    http://bit.ly/g52Xap


Thursday Mar 17th, 2011



Wednesday Mar 16th, 2011



Tuesday Mar 15th, 2011



Monday Mar 14th, 2011

  • Miner updates:
    - poclbm-gui for m0mchil’s OpenCL miner updated
    - Ufasoft’s miner gets OpenCL support
    http://www.bitcoinminer.com/post/3863859696
  • Bitcoin Economy Snapshot:
    1 BTC = $0.89 USD, Size: 5.68M BTC, Last 24h: 0.21M BTC in 2.7K trx, Difficulty: 76.2K, Forum posts/day: 319, Nodes: 1.5K.
    http://bit.ly/hnglAA
  • s3052’s Technical Analysis:
    - “As forecasted, prices have indeed broken out of the big triangle that formed.”
    Short Term:
    - The break […] has opened up potential to reach $0.95, $1.00 and then $1.10.
    - A break down below 0.8 $ will likely lead to a decline towards $0.40 - $0.50.
    http://www.forexfactory.com/showthread.php?p=4470542
  • Bitcoin-OTC Order Book - new feature, Filter on notes.
    This provides the ability to further filter orders for more specific criteria.
    For example:
    - Buy and Sell Orders for USD currency traded using Dwolla http://bit.ly/hdMZyH
    - Buy and Sell Orders anywhere traded using Cash http://bit.ly/gF7dny
    Full order book: http://bitcoin-otc.com/vieworderbook.php


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Re: The Week In Bitcoin - Mar 14 through Mar 20, 2011


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Re: The Week In Bitcoin - Mar 14 through Mar 20, 2011


Friday Mar 18th, 2011

  • Bounty offer: Sha256 compute shader using 100% open source video drivers on Linux.
    Approach is to load a compiled binary object from ATI’s SDK into Linux/OSS driver and execute.
    Currently at 300 BTC bounty reward, however target is 1,000 BTC.
    http://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=4618.0
  • Payments: Visa to roll out P2P payment network for credit cards.
    Allows one person to send money from a bank account directly to another person’s Visa credit card account (or debit card, or prepaid debit card).
    Bank-related part of transaction handled by CashEdge’s PopMoney and ZashPay.
    MSN Money article: http://on-msn.com/hIYa1D
    http://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=3233.msg67776#msg67776
  • New sites and other content:
    Podcast: Bitcoin – a Digital, Decentralized Currency, - omega tau
    Bitcoin technical lead Gavin Andresen is interviewed.
    http://bit.ly/g52Xap


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March 21, 2011, 01:58:27 PM
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Re: The Week In Bitcoin - Mar 14 through Mar 20, 2011

Sunday Mar 20th, 2011

  • Press: Open source identity: Bitcoin technical lead Gavin Andresen - CIO Australia
    ”Disparate group of developers take on the established financial system”
    “The goal is to grow the Bitcoin economy so it is large enough you don’t have any exchange rate dilemma – you can buy the products and services you need using Bitcoins that you earn by providing products and services that others need.”
    http://www.cio.com.au/article/380394
  • Article: Thoughts on The Future of Money, by @webisteme
    “Suspicious of government, and equipped with the technical known how to dodge its influence, these hackers have collaboratively developed bitcoin to the point where it now stands as a viable internet currency.”
    http://www.webisteme.com/blog/?p=60


Saturday Mar 19th, 2011

  • Creator of the Liberty Dollar, Bernard Von Nothaus convicted.
    “Liberty coins were marked with the dollar sign ($); the words dollar, USA, Liberty, Trust in God (instead of In God We Trust); and other features associated with legitimate U.S. coinage.”
    “Attempts to undermine the legitimate currency of this country are simply a unique form of domestic terrorism” - US Att. Tompkins
    http://charlotte.fbi.gov/dojpressrel/pressrel11/ce031811.htm



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