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CryptoCurrencies – No Keys No Coins

Whoever controls your private keys controls your crypto. If that’s not YOU, that’s not good. So what does this really mean? Let’s first look at Fiat currencies like USD, ZAR or any currency for that matter.  Most of the currencies you “own” is in some bank account.  Now you might think that you own that […]

Crypto Faucets: My go-to list that build my Crypto holdings

Faucets is a waste of time except for the couple of “Moon” faucets for Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Dogecoin and Dash.

Earn and Accumulate Bitcoin the simple way: Earn.com [Update]

Replace your public email with an inbox that pays you! Update: Earnings from 1 Jan 2018: 0.00180905 BTC ($22,82 at time of publishing this post) Set up an Earn.com profile to receive paid messages from people outside your network. It’s like LinkedIn InMail, except you get paid! There are various lists that you can join that […]

[Update] Bitcoin: How long to accumulate 1 BTC by buying $20 per day?

I came across this tweet today which lets one think a bit. New adopters may never own a whole BTC (100,000,000 satoshis.) If you start buying $20 / day and price increases 0.2% daily, will take 2 years to acquire 1 BTC. pic.twitter.com/OkalWFyOYC — Jameson Lopp (@lopp) November 19, 2017 [Update]: So my maths was […]

Bitcoin and Crypto Journey – layman’s experience.

With Bitcoin  currently trading at around $7200.00, that is around R102000.00, I want to give you, the reader a view of my experiences.  I am what they call a HODL. ie I am a holder of Bitcoin and other crypto currencies and not a trader at all. I will try to give you an overview […]

Earn Bitcoin and other Crypto – The Best of the Best – How do I do it?

Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies like Ethereum, Litecoin, Dash, and Dogecoin are all the rage at the moment and the price is going up by the day. Firstly you need a wallet that you control and personally keep your own private keys.  I do not recommend any online cloud-based wallet since you are not in control of your […]

Bitcoin Cape Town meetup

Are you interested in Bitcoin? Do you live in Cape Town? Want to hear one of the most renowned and well-respected figures in Bitcoin speak? If you answer YES to all the questions above then make your way here to reserve your ticket.  It is only R100.00 or about 641000 Satoshi‘s The keynote speaker is Andreas […]

Bitcoin: a new journey – Glossary

Bitcoin Glossary For a couple of years now I have been interested in bitcoin and cryptocurrencies and have embarked on a road of educating myself with it.  On of the first stumbling blocks is to get used to terms used and Bitcoin speak.  I am currently reading Mastering Bitcoin from Andreas Antonopoulos and found exactly what […]

PHP upgrade on Dreamhost

Short post to verify and check that all went correctly in upgrading PHP from version 5.5 to PHP version 5.6. All looks fine and all seem to be working, please comment if you see anything weird.

Google Pixel and Pixel-XL, but will we get it in South Africa?

On 4 October, Google announced their new Google branded cellphone called Google Pixel and Google Pixel-XL.  The hardware for these phones are made by HTC.  HTC has always made good phones and I like the build quality of their phones but they are not that good at marketing so the relationship with Google will be […]