More on Craig Wright

Posted by on May 7, 2016 in Interviews, Thoughts | No Comments

My response to the Craig Wright nonsense http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/breaking-news/aussie-says-hes-bitcoin-founder/news-story/b39d6f8b13464072896e573d5f3a7b52

Lucas joins the Bitcoin Association of Australia

Posted by on Feb 17, 2016 in News | No Comments

It has been a while since I have written a blog post. A lot of commercial development has taken up a lot of my time and I have also joined the Bitcoin Association of Australia. I am very excited to work with the BAA and help spread awareness of bitcoin in Australia and run local […]

Ashley Madison Hack

Posted by on Aug 26, 2015 in Payments, Thoughts | No Comments

The real problem with the Ashley Madison site, is that the design is flawed from the start. The site needs data from two opposing parties. Users whose data is very sensitive, and credit card company who want enough user data to mitigate fraud. A service site like Ashley Madison is subject to high charge backs. […]

Interpol FUD (Images in the blockchain?)

Posted by on Jun 4, 2015 in Reviews, Thoughts | One Comment

I just received this article via email. http://www.interpol.int/News-and-media/News/2015/N2015-033.  Let’s have a look at this article.  First the article mentions the transactions are encrypted, but that is not the case.  Bitcoin transactions are displayed in plain text. “The design of the blockchain means there is the possibility of malware being injected and permanently hosted with no methods […]

Issuing assets with coloured coins

Posted by on Mar 6, 2015 in Code, Technical | No Comments

Today marks a milestone for Bitcoin Brisbane and one of our new clients project.  Coloured coins are a fantastic idea. Tokens that represent assets already exist.  They are your frequent flyer points, your balance on your travel card or loyalty points at your favourite coffee shop.  All of these systems work fine today, so what’s […]

Adam Tepper

Posted by on Mar 1, 2015 in Thoughts | No Comments

I am really sad to post that Adam Tepper of Independent Reserve has died in a motor cycle accident in Thailand. For those who don’t know, Independent Reserve generously sponsored the xmas party. We are now collecting donations to get Adams book published. You can tip here 1adamzYptchtodJPKRsmv3QNCja91XU2J https://www.bitcoin.asn.au/adam-tepper/

Dymocks book store at Carindale now accepting bitcoin!

Posted by on Feb 19, 2015 in Merchants, Point of Sale | No Comments

I am very please and excited to announce that the Dymocks book store at Carindale are now accepting bitcoin.  A small but very important step in getting “high street” retailers to a accept bitcoin. We installed the CoinKite terminal on site and get them up and running within minutes. To test the installation, I purchased the book […]

Onewallet.io goes live!

Posted by on Feb 19, 2015 in Merchants | No Comments

Bitcoin Brisbane and founder of CoinsForTech.com have launched Onewallet.io.  Read the CoinDesk write up here.

January 2015 Meetup

Posted by on Jan 29, 2015 in Meetup | No Comments

Thanks to all those who can to the “Math behind Bitcoin Meetup”, and a shout out to Ferguson Cannon Lawyers for the beer and pizza.  Slides can be downloaded from here.

Speaking at the Senate Inquiry

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in Interviews, Thoughts | No Comments

Today I spoke as a witness in the public hearing on digital currencies.  Was a very exciting and interesting day.  I must thank Ron Tucker from the ADCCA for inviting me to the event.  For the official transcript click here. CULLEN, Mr Lucas, Chief Executive Officer, Bitcoin Brisbane [09:51] CHAIR: Welcome. Mr Cullen, I am very […]