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Weekly digest of all my publications

Weekly publications digest – April 11, 2014

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Here are my latest publications from around the web. Bitcoin price falls amid China's banking blocks – CoinBuzz Bitcoin prices fell sharply yesterday as several Chinese exchanges announced that they could no longer process Yuan due to having their bank accounts cancelled or frozen. Interestingly, there is still no official guidance from the People’s Bank of China (PBOC). 568 words Migrate Your Data from Evernote to OneNote with This Tool Windows only: For those of us who need an internet assisted brain, note taking apps are an invaluable tool -and now that OneNote has stepped up its game (and is free), you may be thinking about switching. Free app Evernote2Onenote will migrate your data for you. 205 words Add a Sternum Strap to Any Backpack for Better Support There are plenty of well designed backpacks out there, with excellent padding and wide shoulder straps, but many don’t have sternum straps. Luckily, you can add one cheaply and get better support from your bag. 308...

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Weekly publications digest – April 4, 2014

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Here are my latest publications from around the web. Hullcoin: The World's First Local Government Cryptocurrency? A forum at Hull City Council in the UK this month saw the launch of the very first UK local government operated cryptocurrency, dubbed HullCoin. The reason for this unprecedented technological act of local government is to tackle poverty, the council says, making it arguably the most worthy use of a cryptocurrency yet. 1262...

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Weekly publications digest – March 28, 2014

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Here are my latest publications from around the web. What is a Bitcoin Mining Pool? One of the first questions that anyone interested in mining cryptocurrencies faces is whether to mine solo or join a ‘pool’. There are a multitude of reasons both for and against mining pools. However, if the hash rate distribution across the bitcoin network is anything to go by (and it is) then most miners are opting to join a pool. Here’s what you need to know. 1017 words Cloud Mining – How to Mine Bitcoin without a Miner If you want to invest in bitcoin mining without the hassle of managing your own hardware, there is an alternative. You can use the cloud to earn your coins. Put very simply, cloud mining means using (generally) shared processing power run from remote data centres. One only needs a home computer for communications, optional local bitcoin wallets and so on. 1177 words What is the Difference Between Litecoin and Bitcoin? In 2009, Satoshi Nakamoto launched bitcoin as the world’s first cryptocurrency. The code is open source, which means it can be modified by anyone and freely used for other projects. Many cryptocurrencies have launched with modified versions of this code, with varying levels of success. Litecoin was announced in 2011 with the goal of being the ‘silver’ to bitcoin’s ‘gold’. 718 words How to Mine Litecoin – A Guide on Litecoin Mining and Other Altcoins While it is now considered too late for hobbyists without expensive ASIC processors to start mining bitcoins, many of the alternative digital currencies are still well suited for mining on your home PC. In this guide, we’ll take you through all you need to know to start digging up a few litecoins, feathercoins or dogecoins without any costly extra equipment. 1672...

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Weekly publications digest – January 31, 2014

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Here are my latest publications from around the web. How to Sell Bitcoin – A Guide to Selling Bitcoin Online or In Person Selling bitcoin isn’t quite as straightforward as buying bitcoin, but fortunately CoinDesk is here to help. This guide will give you all the information you need to cash out your digital currency. 1451...

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Weekly publications digest – January 10, 2014

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Here are my latest publications from around the web. Real time bitcoin calculator – Bitcoin Live Converter If you’re interested in Bitcoin, the question you’ll be regularly asking yourself is how much is it worth? We’ve just come across a Bitcoin price tracker for Windows Phone that gives you real time updates from most of the major cryptocurrency exchanges, and it’s called Bitcoin Live Converter. 348 words 5 Security Tips for Bitcoin Beginners Bitcoin makes moving money across the internet incredibly easy, but that ease comes with risks. 836...

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