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I was originally disappointed with some poor experiences using Coinbase and mentioning my issues on this sub. I never asked for anything, simply was whining about problems I had with Coinbase at the time when they were being flooded with new accounts and support requests.
Everyone was great about helping me out and pointing me in the right direction to have things set up properly. Unexpectedly, someone sent me about a quarter of a bitcoin to repair my feelsies, which was quite a lot of currency to send over the internet to a stranger, especially on an alt account that had been fairly recently created.
I ended up using it to cover the costs of starting a little business. I now manufacture stenography keyboards that are compatible with Plover for stuff like live transcription (or just fast typing in general). Now that the design all done, I'll soon be uploading the PCB files and case design online to be freely used for anyone to make or modify, even for commercial purposes, under the TAPR Open Hardware License.
I know I might be better off hodling, but I like the idea of actively using bitcoin more than storing it away.
Thanks, /r/Bitcoin, for helping me get to this point. Even when I didn't deserve it.
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A computer-implemented method (600) and system (1) for verifying ownership of a computer software for installation using a distributed hash table (13) and a peer-to-peer distributed ledger (14). This may be the Bitcoin blockchain or an alternative blockchain implementation. The method includes determining (610) a second user public key associated with a second user (24) from a transaction record stored on the peer-to-peer distributed ledger (14). A second public key associated with the…
A computer-implemented method (900) and system (1) for verifying the integrity of a computer software for installation using a distributed hash table (13) and a peer-to-peer distributed ledger (14). This may be the Bitcoin blockchain or an alternative implementation. The method includes determining (910) a metadata associated with a transaction record stored on the peer-to-peer distributed ledger (14). An indication of an entry stored on the distributed hash table (13) may be determined (920…
A South Korean police officer has been indicted for his role in an operation to bypass China’s capital controls. Using bitcoin to transfer the funds, the case involves the movement of 12 billion won, approximately $ 11 million, by foreign exchange services in both China and South Korea.
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The invention presents a solution in which blockchain Transactions are created to implement the functionality of a logic gate. The invention may be implemented on the Bitcoin platform or an alternative blockchain platform. The transaction includes a locking script which comprises instructions selected so as to implement the functionality of a logic gate such as OR, AND, XOR, NOT and so on. In some examples, the instructions may be provided in a hashed form. When the script is executed (…
A computer-implemented method (100) and system (1) for controlling the performance of a smart contract. The method includes storing a contract on or in a computer-based repository. The contract is associated with a licence between a first user (U1) and a second user (U2). The method further includes receiving, over a communications network, a transaction comprising a transfer of a token from an agent (A) to the first user (U1) or the second user (U2). The transaction comprises metadata that…