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Eric Sammons is the author of several books, including Bitcoin Basics: 101 Questions and Answers. He holds a degree in Systems Analysis with a concentration in Economics from Miami University in Ohio. He has worked for more than 15 years in the software development field, including with numerous start-ups. He has been using Bitcoin since 2013 and looks forward to the day when he can close his bank account.

The 2016 Bitcoin Voting Guide

The 2016 U.S. Presidential campaign season is in full swing, and both major parties – the Democrats and the Republicans – will soon be...

Decentralization: The Death or Salvation of Bitcoin?

Since its inception, Bitcoin’s main selling point has been its decentralization. Bitcoin claims to solve an age-old problem: how do you transfer value between...

DASH-Powered Soda Machine to Debut at Miami Bitcoin Conference

Supporters of DASH, the privacy-centric cryptocurrency, hope to highlight what they believe are its strengths at the upcoming North American Bitcoin Conference in Miami....

Will 2016 be the Year of the Satoshi? Bitcoin.com Team Shares...

2016 is shaping up to be a big year for Bitcoin – but of course that has been true of every year since the...

The Value of a Bitcoin: Teaching Your Kids Financial Responsibility

As a father, I want to teach my children about money and the wise use of it. My father taught me to be responsible,...

Four Reasons Why You Should Invest Your Christmas Bonus in Bitcoin

This is the time of year when many people receive year-end holiday bonuses from their employers. Your bonus can be used for many things:...

Chasing the Mythical ‘Blockchain without Bitcoin’

“Blockchain without Bitcoin.” If there’s been one catchphrase that has taken hold in the FinTech world, it’s this one. Almost everyone – banks, tech...

How Bitcoin Could Have Prevented the Creation of the Death Star

The release of Star Wars Episode VII - The Force Awakens has brought the cultural phenomenon which is Star Wars back to the forefront...

2016: The Year Bitcoin Adoption Goes Mainstream?

If you do a Google search for “Bitcoin,” one of the top results is still the 2011 Wired article “The Rise and Fall of...

‘Who is Satoshi?’ is the Most Irrelevant Question in Bitcoin

In the most recent attempt to uncover the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, both Wired and Gizmodo released information this week that they claim points...

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