E4btc: Buy Electronics with Bitcoin

Thanks to my friend Ori I came across a 230 euro return ticket to Brazil back in 2012. An offer I couldn’t refuse. It was a bit odd, flying from Geneva to Rome to Rio. In Rome I had made a sign “hitchgathering”, because that was the Facebook page where I had learned about this […]

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Decentralized Rideshare App

The Ethereum meetup in Amsterdam was well worth the little detour. Some gaps in my understanding were quickly filled thanks to Pikapay‘s Joris Bontje who managed to clearly explain the basics of the first turing complete blockchain – with a lot of help from a nifty Node.js Ethereum emulator. I also noticed a lot of […]

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pump.io, identi.ca and twister

    Pump.io is the successor of identi.ca. It’s an open source alternative to twitter.   About 4k visitors a week. Not bad for a relatively new website, hey? Except that identi.ca had at least 40k weekly visitors, possibly even more. And even now it still seems to get ~9k visitors every week.   And […]

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Introducing Decentralized Autonomous Wikis

When I started Coinwiki I knew there already some wikis out there. But when I started creating an overview I quickly realized that all these wikis are like islands. All are dealing with wikispammers, they all have to upgrade regularly and maintain servers or they have to go with a wiki hosting provider that will put ads […]

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