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Sixteen Colors of Liberation – Online Patriotic Art of the Gulf War

One of my more eccentric hobbies is as an armchair, amateur historian preserving the transient digital culture we all live in. A specific area of interest of mine is material from the Bulletin Board System (BBS) era. Specifically, 1993-1996. This is the time I started getting online with computers and connecting with other people before […]

Mining Bitcoin for Fun and (Basically No) Profit, Part 3: Mobile Development

If you have not done so already, please read parts 1 and 2 in this series. So I have a mining rig that’s successfully rewarding me with bitcoins. Normal people would probably stop at this point. One nice thing about mining in Slush’s Pool is that it has a handy email notification option that tells […]

Mining Bitcoin for Fun and (Basically No) Profit, Part 2: The Project

If you have not yet, please read the first article in this series: Mining Bitcoin for Fun and (Basically No) Profit, Part 1: Introduction I have a few Raspberry Pis around my house that I like to play with – four in total. Prior to this idea of a Bitcoin project, I had one running […]

Mining Bitcoin for Fun and (Basically No) Profit, Part 1: Introduction

If you’re anything like myself, you’ve been keeping loose tabs on Bitcoin over the years. When I first read about the cryptocurrency, I thought it was an awesome concept. Now, I had heard about electronic currencies before. The first mental link I made upon hearing about Bitcoin was that it reminded me of e-gold. Founded […]