Buzzword Bingo: Bitcoin
Bitcoin

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Bitcoin -- http://bitcoin.org -- is a digital currency that enables
  • Instant peer-to-peer transactions
  • Worldwide payments
  • Low or zero processing fees
  • And much more!

Bitcoin uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority; managing transactions and the issuing of bitcoins is carried out collectively by the network. Through many of its unique properties, Bitcoin allows exciting uses that could not be covered by any previous payment systems. The software is a community-driven, free, open-source project released under the MIT license.

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https://www.vox.com/energy-and-environment/2018/1/18/16901422/bitcoin-price-crash-energy-emissions
https://www.wired.com/story/bitcoin-global-warming/
http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2017/12/climatedesk-bitcoin-is-really-bad-for-the-environment
https://www.wired.com/story/bitcoin-mining-guzzles-energyand-its-carbon-footprint-just-keeps-growing -
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https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-11-30/the-blockchain-is-bigger-than-any-bubble
https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/12/bitcoin-fees-are-skyrocketing
https://medium.com/@mariabustillos/you-dont-understand-bitcoin-because-you-think-money-is-real-5aef45b8e952
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-11-26/bitcoin-surges-past-9-000-as-euphoria-reaches-a-fever-pitch
https://qz.com/1067557/robert-shiller-wrote-the-book-on-bubbles-he-says-the-best-example-right-now-is-bitcoin
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/bitcoin-price-plummets-after-exchange-loses-65-million-to-hackers-2016-08-03
http://www.reddit.com/r/Bitcoin
http://qz.com/728023/the-halvening-is-upon-us-bitcoins-reward-for-miners-just-dropped-50
http://techcrunch.com/2013/08/16/bitcoin-atm-funds-first-run
http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2013/09/bitcoin-homeless
http://www.wired.com/2015/08/bitcoin-schism-shows-genius-open-source
http://money.cnn.com/2014/03/04/investing/bitcoin-las-vegas/index.html

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Bitcoin

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