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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 To put that into context. […]

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 […]

Google Duo is available in South Africa

Up until today, Google Duo was not available in South Africa from the Google Play store. The only way to install it was to side load the APK which you had to download from somewhere.  What you could do was to pre-register on the Google Play store to be informed when it will be available […]

Receive and Manage International payments with Payoneer

You are a freelancer or a business that needs to receive payments from anywhere in the world no matter where you are.  As business is more global than ever, clients and partners can be based anywhere. This creates numerous challenges dealing with transactions abroad. Whether you’re a freelance web designer, web developer, blogger, or making […]

How-to: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS minidlna fixes after upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

This is how I solved the problem with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS minidlna after upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. MiniDLNA is a lightweight DLNA/UPnP media server. The MiniDNLA daemon serves media files (music, pictures, and video) to clients on a network. My setup before the upgrade was as follows: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS […]