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Bitcoin Mining – A Waste Of Energy?

Bitcoin mining uses energy – a lot of it. So much so, that in 2017, Newsweek declared mining for the cryptocurrency will ‘consume all of the world’s energy by 2020’. It’s a fanciful headline but the fact that Bitcoin mining uses more energy than some entire countries in a single year, does make it hard… View Article

How To Become Less Crypto Obsessed

Are you into crypto? Are you surrounded by people that just don’t get you? Does every day feel like a struggle to integrate with Bitcoin unbelievers? Sound familiar? Don’t worry – you’re not alone. But if you’re fed up of friends and family telling you how worried they are about your obsession with make believe… View Article

What Does The Altcoin You Buy Say About You?

Wirex integrates with ShapeShift, letting you deposit nearly 50 different altcoins into your wallet. Although we don’t yet offer multi-coin wallets (it’s on the way though!), you can convert altcoins into bitcoin and sell for fiat currency. However, the term ‘altcoin’ can be misleading – it implies that other cryptocurrencies are essentially interchangeable with bitcoin…. View Article

Here’s Why Crypto Is Perfect For Digital Nomads

You probably adopted a nomadic lifestyle out of a desire for freedom and flexibility. Freedom from a 9-5 schedule, lengthy commutes, inner-city rent and the growing pile of unneeded possessions. The flexibility to live anywhere with WiFi and have new experiences every day. Okay, you don’t literally work on the beach with a fruity drink… View Article

Why Crytpo Financial Management Is So Important For Our Future

We need banks because we need money and we also need a way to manage it. But traditional banks don’t always meet everyone’s needs. Bitcoin first showed us what an alternative could look like. Here’s why cryptocurrency financial management is important for the future. Psychologists often say that humans are set apart from other animals… View Article

Pay A Visit To Camden And Pay With Bitcoin

Based in Camden, La Porca serves up some seriously indulgent wraps, burgers and salads filled with BBQ pulled pork in their signature sauce.   However, unlike your average food joint, La Porca accepts payment in bitcoin.   I chatted with Neelima at La Porca about why she made the decision to accept bitcoin and her… View Article

The Pros and Cons of Modern Banks

If you’re like most of us, your bank is just a part of your everyday life. It’s where you keep your savings, receive your salary, or go for a mortgage or loan. Whether you ever go to a physical branch or not, you probably open your online banking app at least every few days. Even… View Article

Valentine Gift Ideas For Your Bitcoin Lover

Has Bitcoin interfered a little with your love life because they never stop talking about Bitcoin? As Bitcoin appreciators, we don’t think it is going anywhere. Perhaps it’s time to embrace it with a present to show that you support the cause. Here are 7 ideas for cryptocurrency related gifts perfect for Valentines or that upcoming birthday, anniversary or holiday. Bitcoin The simplest… View Article

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Crypto Influencers You Need To Keep An Eye on in 2018

Bitcoin prices are often closely linked to the opinions of influencers. While millions of people discuss Bitcoin on social media, there are a number of key figures all crypto enthusiasts should keep a keen ear out for: Vitalik Buterin – @VitalikButerin Buterin first discovered Bitcoin at 17. Within a few years, he received a grant… View Article