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As Authentication, Currency, and Inspiration, Bitcoin Finds a Growing Share in the Art Market

by Edo Dijksterhuis
It took a crisis to spark off the next revolution in technology. In 2009, a year after Lehman Brothers’ disastrous crash and its subsequent domino effect on the rest of the financial sector, the Bitcoin was launched. The concept of cryptocurrency, cashless and operating in a peer-to-peer network, had been around for some ten years but until the dawn of the New Great Depression no one had felt the need to explore it in depth. Its stability—the conversion rate has been hovering around $382 per... [more]
Posted by Edo Dijksterhuis on 4/20/16
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