This week, we spoke to the co-founder and CEO of Centbee, Lorien Gamaroff, and Centbee marketing consultant, Heidi Patmore, as they discuss a range of new services that are now available in their wallet such as, allowing users to pay for their utilities, other products and services directly from reputable providers using Bitcoin SV.
This week, we spoke to Liz Louw, the writer of 'What is Bitcoin?', an ebook for the London-based Bitcoin investment company Bitstocks. Liz discusses how she helps readers understand the principles of Bitcoin.
For all that, Jimmy (above, left, with CoinGeek owner Calvin Ayre) admits to being interested in Bitcoin technology and compares what’s happening to the kind of enthusiasm he saw around the open source movement: “I think that now the energy around blockchain and a lot of the people, they are quite optimistic people and they are looking for new innovative solutions. And I mean, this is the important thing, I'm known as a critic but one of the things that's really important here is to say, look, I find the technology fascinating. I mean, the whole idea of blockchain is just... I mean, when I first saw it and first understood, I was like, well, this is the first, like, really different idea I've seen in a long time. It's super-interesting.”
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The EU is busy with initiatives in blockchain and Bitcoin but is cautious about wanting to regulate - as we hear from Pēteris Zilgalvis, the Head of its Digital Innovation and Blockchain Unit for the European Commission.