A customer purchased a “Live Free or Die” wood plaque and a “Legalize Gay Marijuana” bumper sticker at the Free State Bitcoin Shoppe in Portsmouth, New Hampshire using an encrypted digital currency called ZCash. The cryptocurrency is the most private money ever created, relying on a complex mathematical principle called a “Zero-Knowledge Proof”. Essentially this […]
The bitcoin meetup this week was a blast! We packed one corner of the Kitchen restaurant with people of all ages and experience levels. We celebrated Mark, the owner of Portsmouth Smoke and Vape, becoming the newest addition to the World Famous Bitcoin Tour. His business is unique on the tour, as it is the […]
Wow, what an incredible day. It began at noon, when a man who had walked in weeks prior to buy his first bitcoin, returned to spend some on a 3D-printer kit to build with his son. Then, nationally-syndicated radio hosts Ian Freeman, Mark Edge, and Darryl W. Perry arrived and set up microphones to record […]
The Seacoast Repertory Theatre in Portsmouth is screening Derrick J’s Victimless Crime Spree Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 7pm. All are welcome. Drinks and concessions are available for purchase with bitcoin (and dash). 2 large framed movie posters will go home to the luckiest raffle winners. RSVP on Facebook! Some adult language. General admission seating. […]
This Independence Day, I am pushing the meme of New Hampshire Independence. It is its own country of 1,331,000 people with a unique set of cultural, economic, and philosophical values. It’s about time you and I start referring to NH as a country. Forget “draining the swamp” — Leave the swamp! Like this video? Tell […]
When most people think of New Hampshire, a few images come to mind: colorful trees, maple syrup, covered bridges, people with guns, and the great outdoors. They probably don’t think of high-tech cryptocurrency. But that’s changing, thanks to the great libertarian migration of the 21st century. Anarchists and libertarians are moving en masse to escape […]
Cop Block is a decentralized organization made up of a diverse group of individuals united by their shared belief that, “Badges Don’t Grant Extra Rights.” This podcast is not officially sanctioned. I am an independent individual and the opinions I express on this podcast are my own. My name is Derrick J Freeman. I have […]
What is CopBlock about? How do I connect with other people who want to record law enforcers? Can force be justified? How can I share my own stories to CopBlock.org? Grand Forks North Dakota enforcers shoot an unarmed man, then try to destroy the evidence. A law enforcer encourages people to “pop a cap” in […]
Anyone can do yoga! Here’s what it looked like when we celebrated the Westival in Portsmouth last month.
The Portsmouth NodeJS Meetup group had its second meeting this Wednesday. We used Electron to put an app icon in the menu tray. Next week we’ll be interacting with MySQL databases using NodeJS.