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May 19, 2014

As many of you know, I recently started a job at Bulu Box. I am a Web Development intern and will spend most of my time managing and updating the Magento based store that is the backbone of the site. And in joining the Bulu Crew, I have been exposed to many new tools and technologies that I had never heard of. Here's a rundown of some of my favoritesMagentoEven if you don't already know what Magen...

Dogecoin: The community that gives back

March 7, 2014

For my last post about dogecoin for the week, I thought I would begin to highlight all of the amazing opportunities that are being presented for Dogecoin. Like I mentioned in my previous post about the Dogecoin Markets, the currency is beginning to become more than an investment. A huge problem, that eventually drives the prices of other altcoins down, is investors treating them like investments a...

The Dogecoin Markets

March 5, 2014

Now that I've gone over most of the basics of what dogecoin is and what you can do with it, I'm going to go more into the details about markets Right now, one of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges that trades Dogecoin is Cryptsy. Cryptsy is a trading platform that allows users to trade cryptocurrencies in real time. Like most altcoins (forks of Bitcoin) Dogecoin can be bought and sold with ...

Why do Cryptocurrencies have value?

March 4, 2014

Why do cryptocurrencies (0's and 1's in my computer) have any value, and why would people actually pay money for them? Theres a short answer and a long answer. I'll go over both of themSHORT ANSWER:Because people are willing to trade real-world goods for it.LONG ANSWER:To answer this question we first have to ask why any currencies have value (sorry if this gets philosophical). Because they're act...

The Dogecoin Network

March 3, 2014

THE DOGECOIN NETWORK: HOW EXACTLY DOES ALL OF THIS WORK?How is the Dogecoin network set up? How are transactions anonymous? How can you be sure it is completely secure? These are all questions that I have seen posed countless times about Dogecoin and other cryptocurrencies. So here's my attempt to explain this phenomenon of the Internet.DECENTRALIZATIONThe first thing you must understand about the...

How Dogecoin has changed me

March 2, 2014

Today I tried to think back to when I first discovered Dogecoin, and you know, I can't even remember how it happened, it just did. Someway or another I stumbled across?/r/dogecoin?on a cold winter's afternoon last December. After three months of being involved in the community, I decided it was time to look back and see how it has changed me.The first thing that comes to mind is the knowledge I ha...

Dogecoin. Wow.

March 1, 2014

One thing that I have become especially fascinated with in the past few months is?Dogecoin. Now, you may be thinking, "But its a joke right?" What started out as a joke has become a real currency that people are using, and taking to the moon. Here's why.The first reason that dogecoin will succeed is because of the high volume of coins. Unlike Bitcoin, which will have ~21 million coins in circualti...