What if They Had a Bitcoin Ban and No-one Cared?

If the recent issues surrounding bank account closures and domestic media warnings were supposed to scare Chinese attendees away from the two-day Global Bitcoin Summit starting in Beijing Saturday, someone forgot to tell everyone. The main 400-seat auditorium was regularly full on the first day for the event’s keynote speakers, which included Roger Ver, Aaron […]

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A Strange High: Two Days at Denver’s Crypto-Cannabis Conference

Hungover. Trying to motivate myself to drive from Colorado Springs to Denver for the second annual Crypto-Cannabis conference. It’s 1 pm. Chris Derose messages me: “This conference is weird!” “How so?” “Well, there’s a lot of bitcoin pumping, with newbs. And this porn star is getting trashed. Shitfaced.” “I should be there. I’m headed up.” […]

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