Bitcoin — http://bitcoin.org — is a digital currency that uses peer-to-peer technology to operate with no central authority; managing transactions and the issuing of bitcoins is carried out collectively by the network.
Bitcoin gobbles up clean energy
The rising costs of explaining bitcoin – EFF
bitcoin-mining-guzzles-energy and-its-carbon-footprint-just-keeps-growing – @ericholthaus
From the digital divide to inclusive innovation: the case of digital money – We bring together an expert panel to discuss the growing use of digital money and how the technology is helping to democratise financial services worldwide.
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