Sending money around the world

The night we launched the OpenStack Foundation there was a global celebration around the world with user groups throwing parties, having talks and pizza and drinks. Our initial idea was to send prepaid VISA cards to all of them but we soon realized that not every country or shop in the world accepts them. While…

Bitcoin value bites the dust

I would have not put real dollars in Bitcoin before and I’m less interested in doing that now that Mt.Gox one of the most prominent Bitcoin exchanges was attacked. More than 60.000 accounts were stolen and with a series of trading operations the value of the virtual currency went from about $17.50 in worth to…