The early days of Bitcoin mining are often described spil a gold rush.

Satoshi Nakomoto’s invention of Bitcoin, “a peer-to-peer electronic specie system,” opened up an entirely fresh frontier, not just of freedom but of sometimes shocking profits.

Those with a strong rente ter such things, namely cypherpunks, cryptographers, technically-minded libertarians and assorted hackers, were very first to stake their eis. Continue reading