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Jimmy Song and Greg Maxwell: Credit Cards Are Better for Purchases Than Bitcoin

Bitcoin Core contributors Jimmy Song and Greg Maxwell encouraged using credit cards over Bitcoin for purchases, highlighting areas for growth for payments-focused cryptocurrencies. In a recent tweet, Song, a Bitcoin Core contributor, encouraged users to employ credit cards for purchases and selling Bitcoin to pay off the bill, rather than use it for the payment directly: If you want to ...

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What Bitcoin Did Gets Technical with Crypto-Educator Jimmy Song

<iframe style=”border: none” src=”http://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7132345/height/90/theme/custom/autoplay/no/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/87A93A/” height=”90″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no”  allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen></iframe> On the latest episode of What Bitcoin Did, host Peter McCormack interviews Jimmy Song, a consultant in blockchain education, to take an in-depth look at a relatively recent incident in the world of cryptocurrency and use that as an example to segue into a deeper discussion on the ...

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Crypto Debates…On A Boat: Roger Ver and Jimmy Song to Hash Out Their ‘Bitcoin’ Differences

Two well-known leaders in the blockchain world are coming together to hash out their differences. Roger Ver, Bitcoin Cash evangelist, and the well-known Bitcoin writer Jimmy Song of ‘OffChain’ have held a series of public debates about Bitcoin Cash earlier this year. They will reprise the debate at Coinsbank’s third Blockchain Cruise on the Mediterranean, September 7-11. Bitcoin.com announced in ...

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Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales has ‘Zero Interest’ in an ICO

The founder of Wikipedia, Jimmy Wales, has ruled out the possibility of the free online encyclopedia getting involved with cryptocurrency. Asked whether Wikipedia had any cryptocurrency or ICO ambitions during an interview with Business Insider Wales said the platform had ‘zero interest’. “We are absolutely never going to do that. Zero interest,” Wales said. The internet entrepreneur also repeated the ...

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a Talk with Jimmy Wales

This interview has been edited and condensed. ‘Jimmy Wales is good at failure.’ Who would think that? Apparently, Jimmy would, as this is the message he was spreading during his speech at the biggest crypto conference in Europe, Blockshow, calling failure ‘an essential part of innovation.’ But the importance of not giving up is also clear from his speech, as ...

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Crypto World ’Definitely in a Bubble’: Wikipedia Creator Jimmy Wales

Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The co-founder of the world’s largest online encyclopedia said that he believes the current state of the cryptocurrency market bears many of the characteristics of an asset bubble. Wikipedia creator Jimmy Wales made this claim on Tuesday at cryptocurrency conference Blockshow, which is being hosted in Berlin. ...

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Crypto World ‘Absolutely, Definitely in a Bubble’: Jimmy Wales at BlockShow

The second day of the BlockShow Europe 2018 conference kicked off with a keynote speech by Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales. Wales said that cryptocurrency and blockchain are “in a bubble” Tuesday, May 29. Speaking as part of a presentation on the objective future of crypto assets versus their representation in the press, the veteran internet entrepreneur delivered frank words about ...

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Jimmy Wales, Founder of Wikipedia, Will Speak at Major Blockchain Conference BlockShow Europe In Berlin – The Merkle

Among conferences, BlockShow is like the Cirque du Soleil of the circus – we stand out from the competitors. We are not your typical conference: we remove standard, official stuff from it and focus on a casual atmosphere where [the] community feels [at] home and where people can network and sign contracts. We disregard the word “official”, and like to replace ...

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Bitcoin Developer Jimmy Song To Train And Pay Bitcoin… | News

Jimmy Song, Bitcoin developer and venture partner at Blockchain Capital, has announced a new initiative called Platypus Labs, designed to educate and compensate Bitcoin (BTC) cryptocurrency developers. Platypus Labs will focus on training developers to specifically work with Bitcoin Core, but it could eventually expand to covering developing other altcoins. Blockchain Capital will be funding the education endeavor, as Song ...

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Cryptocurrency Expert Jimmy Song to Join Blockchain Capital

The blockchain and cryptocurrency sector has become immensely popular both this year and last year, with a number of companies announcing a move into the industry. Meanwhile, companies that are already involved in the sector, and have been long before the hype surrounding the technology emerged, are now making advancements in their corporate models in order to give themselves a ...

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