Among his other titles, Bryan Chaffin is now a BitCoin miner. Is BitCoin the next major currency, or is it just a bit of nerdery that has caught the imagination of the Internet? In a conversation that is part economics lesson, part geekspeak and part debate, Bryan takes us on a brief tour of the BitCoin world. Who’s making money, who’s making hardware, and what it all might (or might not) mean to you are on the table. Bryan also provide some insight in to iOS vs. Android when it comes to online commerce, market share reporting, and more.
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Bryan Chaffin began using Apple computers in 1983 in a high school BASIC programming class. He started using Macs in 1990 when the Kinko’s guy taught him how to use Aldus PageMaker, finally buying a Power Computing Power 100 in 1995. Bryan is the cofounder of The Mac Observer and currently serves as Afternoon Editor. He has contributed to MacAddict and MacFormat magazines, and coauthored Incredible iPad Apps for Dummies with Bob â€œDr. Macâ€ LeVitus. You can find out more about Bryan at his personal site, GeekTells.