Lance Kletzien

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The People Making Real Money On Bitcoin

Last week, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss announced<p>their campaign to get people to stop thinking of them as “the twins best known for their part in the history of Facebook”an SEC filing for the “Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust,” an exchange-traded fund that would allow institutional investors to dabble in …

Litecoin 101: How To Build Your Own Mining Rigs

<b>UPDATE 1:</b> A Software Guide To Mining With Windows is now live<p><b>UPDATE 2:</b> I’ve recently switched my mining hardware to Dogecoin due to its rising popularity and lower difficulty. I’ve found it to be more profitable, and it may be worth pursuing depending on your specific situations.<p><b>UPDATE 3</b>: Nvidia …

What Is Bitcoin Mining?

If you’ve ever wondered where Bitcoin comes from and how it goes into circulation, the answer is that it gets “mined” into existence. Bitcoin mining serves to both add transactions to the block chain and to release new Bitcoin. The mining process involves compiling recent transactions into blocks …

The End of Monetary Policy

<i>Below is the September 28th Thoughts from the Frontline, republished in full.</i><p>We are the hollow men<br>We are the stuffed men<br>Leaning together<br>Headpiece filled with straw. Alas!<br>Our dried voices, when<br>We whisper together<br>Are quiet and meaningless<br>As wind in dry grass<br>Or rats’ feet over broken glass<br>In our dry …

How Bitcoin Will End World Poverty

William Blair partner Brian Singer explains how Bitcoin and blockchain encryption has a greater ability to bring more of the world’s population out of poverty than anything we’ve seen in decades.<p>FORBES: And is bitcoin the currency of the future? Or is it the payment system they’re …

Blockchain

China's Biggest Bang, A Supercollider Twice The Size Of CERN's

Chinese scientists are forging ahead with plans to build the world’s largest supercollider as part of a broader effort to brand the country as a leader in theoretical and practical science.<p>The enormous machine, which was first floated shortly after the Swiss-based Large Hadron Collider proved the …

Primitive Quantum Computers Are Already Outperforming Current Machines

The future is now.<p>By now, most readers of Futurism are probably pretty well acquainted with the concept (and fantastic promise) of quantum …

The Untold Story of Silk Road, Part 1 | WIRED

<i>“I imagine that someday I may have a story written about my life and it would be good to have a detailed account of …

The Untold Story of Silk Road, Part 2: The Fall | WIRED

<i>Read part I of this story here.</i><p><i>“I imagine that someday<br>I may have a story written about<br>my life and it would be<br>good to have a detailed account of</i> …

Charted: The life and (many) deaths of bitcoin

Bitcoin has had an eventful life. Since the cryptocurrency’s inception in 2008, all the bitcoins in circulation have grown from being worth nothing to a value of nearly $7 billion today.<p>Along the way, however, bitcoin helped fuel the rise of the Silk Road, a globe-spanning black market for …

Bitcoin