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The Sociology Forum event held in January 2014 attracted a large audience to hear the panel discussion on Bitcoin and what is sociologically interesting about this alternative cryptocurrency. This post summarises the lively debate that ensued.
by Sian Lewin, Paz Concha, Mona Sloane and Reuben Message.
Garrick Hileman, an economic historian and commentator on Bitcoin, began by highlighting the two aspects […]
This is the first of two posts relating to the Sociology Forum event on 15th January, a panel discussion on Bitcoin and alternative currencies. Here, we offer a brief introduction in preparation for the event and share some interesting resources and articles about Bitcoin and alternative currencies from a variety of sources. We will follow this up with a summary […]