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Paying with Bitcoin at the Spar supermarket in Arnhem (a.k.a. Bitcoin City).

 

"We must be able to measure blockchain decentralization before we can improve it": https://news.21.co/quantifying-decentralization-e39db233c28e

 

So far, the only companies having asked me to update my credentials in light of Cloudbleed, are all Bitcoin services. Thanks, Mt. Gox!

 

Dog listening to Bitcoin meetup conversations. Woof woof central banks.

 

3rd day in CNX and already found the weekly Bitcoin meetup. Plus free kung-fu training beforehand: https://storage.5apps.com/basti/public/shares/161120-1244-cube_meetups.jpg (at Cube No. 7)

 

The Swiss railway company SBB will start selling BTC on their ticket machines in November: https://www.sbb.ch/en/station-services/services/further-services/bitcoin.html

 

The Halvening is a live monitor for the Bitcoin block reward halving (ETA: Saturday): http://www.thehalvening.com

 

And here's the Bitcoin community's Hillary-Clinton-promises-you-whatever-you-want-to-hear moment: http://www.coindesk.com/presidential-candidate-hillary-clinton-pledges-support-blockchain-tech/

 

In case you wondered if Bitcoin miners are all dickheads: http://www.coindesk.com/accidental-136000-bitcoin-mining-pool/

 

"MIT ChainAnchor - Bribing Miners to Regulate Bitcoin": https://petertodd.org/2016/mit-chainanchor-bribing-miners-to-regulate-bitcoin

 

Bitcoin's first production sidechain goes live: https://blockstream.com/2015/10/12/introducing-liquid/

 

Headline of the day: "Mike Tyson: I'm Grateful to be Part of the Bitcoin Revolution". http://www.coindesk.com/mike-tyson-im-grateful-to-be-part-of-the-bitcoin-revolution

 

And so it begins. Intermediary bank blocked my SEPA transfer to a Bitcoin exchange due to the nature of the transaction. No law against BTC.