When I was in law school, a college friend of mine reached out to me to try and get me to start “mining” for “Bitcoin.” She said that it was the future. I should participate in this revolution. Use my cheap, college internet to help out this new society.
It seemed interesting and sci-fi-ish. However, I was skeptical, easily distracted, and decided to ignore her. I chalked up her insistence to “hacker stuff.”
I mostly forgot about it after that; though I did follow the bitcoin pizza transaction, the silk road fallout, and other mumblings.
Fast forward a few years later, Bitcoin went on its big 2017 bull run. and I thought about my friend. I sighed and decided that, even if I’d listened to her at that time, I would’ve likely lost my private key by that point anyway. So, even though we’d missed getting in on the ground floor and cashing in for a pair of matching lambos, there was no time like the present to start dabbling.[Read more…] about Asset protection for cryptocurrency