Australians win the New York Consensus Hackathon

Posted by on Jun 29, 2017 in Exchanges | No Comments

At the New York Consensus event, a bunch of Australians banded together and entered the hackathon.  Playing on the Australian them of the black box flight recorder, the team created an Ethereum based “block box” event recorder, to record traffic incidents using Ethereum, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Power BI and IoT hub.  The winning team included: […]

September meetup 16th August

Posted by on Aug 30, 2014 in Exchanges | No Comments will sponsor the September meetup will be at Microsofts HQ, Level 28 400 George Street.  The topic on the night will be “Buying and Selling”. RSVP at

July Meetup – Brisbane Bitcoin Entrepreneurs

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014 in Exchanges | No Comments

This month’s meet up I have invited local Bitcoin entrepreneurs to talk about their Bitcoin projects.   Line up includes: RSVP at

Getting $ out of (or any other overseas exchange)

Posted by on Mar 6, 2014 in Exchanges | No Comments

If you have cash tied up in an overseas exchange, you can liquidate via Bitcoins.  Buy Bitcoins with the cash on the exchange, then instantly send them to Coinjar. From Coinjar, as long as you have supplied documentation and verified your bank account, you will be able to sell the coins in AUD and have […]

Bitcoin at your local farmers market!

Posted by on Dec 22, 2013 in Exchanges | One Comment

So today Dave and I set up shop at the local farmers market in Bardon, talking and trading bitcoins!   I was a bit unsure about if we would get anyone who knew about BTC, let alone buy some.    To my surprise the day was a success.  We only sold about $50 of BTC […]

Why Bitcoin price will continue to rise

Posted by on Dec 14, 2013 in Exchanges | No Comments

And this isn’t a bad thing for trade. The other night I attended a lecture at Griffith Uni by Jem.  As with most university events, the night finished with a few pints at the local.   Again arose the situation that we had all ordered food, and no-one had exact change. Jem is from the […]

Pay your mates back with Bitcoins

Posted by on Dec 14, 2013 in Exchanges | No Comments

We have all gone out to lunch or dinner and split a bill.  There is *always* someone in the group who wants to put the entire bill on their credit card and take cash. In these situations, Bitcoin owners should offer (and insist) they pay their share with Bitcoins.  This will spread Bitcoins to people […]