Bitcoin is a new digital currency that's been getting a lot of press lately due to it's significant rise in value. Find out what Bitcoin is in the embedded video.
I recently started experimenting with Bitcoin mining which has required me to refresh some of my *nix command line skills. It's been a while since I've had to configure, compile, load libraries and perform installations. With the recent publicity around Bitcoin, I figured it was time to dust off those skills and see what all the fuss is about.
With only 1/2 bitcent generated so far (that's .005), it's not likely I'll be turning a significant profit anytime soon.