LibertyBits to be brought to Bulgaria

Sofia will host LibertyBits conference on April 24 with the focus on blockchain, free software and life off-the-grid.
11 April 2018   465

knowhow.company is organizing the first freedom and tech conference dedicated to blockchain, free software, privacy and life off-the-grid. Bulgaria capital, Sofia is selected to hold the event at Sofia Tech Park on April 24. The conference will provide the platform for sharing cutting-edge blockchain projects, privacy and networking with off-the-grid innovators.

Speakers will try to address such topics on the blockchain technology as the actual and future application of distributed (open) ledgers, purpose of cryptocurrencies and their value, cryptomining and its real worth.

Among the notable speakers there are Bitcoin Gold core developer Martin Kuvandzhiev, æternity representative Vladislav Dramaliev, Dr. Richard Stallman and others. The list of sponsors include Krypton Capital and Launchub Ventures.

Change.org to Mine for Charity

According to the calculations, if 10k computers will run the minning screensaver for 12 hours a day, the charity fund will receive $10k monthly
18 July 2018   75

Social platform for petitions Change.org announced the launch of a screensaver that mines Monero on users' computers. All tokens will be transferred to the charity fund of Change.org. This is reported by Coindesk.

This initiative was launched in partnership with the marketing agency Tracelocke Brazil.

Representatives of Change.org report that the screensaver will consume resources only when users do not use the computer. According to their calculations, if 10 thousand computers will run the screensaver for 12 hours a day, the charity fund will be transferred $ 10 thousand monthly.

At the moment the program is available only for Windows users and the platform did not report on the release plans for the version for macOS.

Note that at the end of April, a similar action was launched by the Australian unit of the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund; (UNICEF). The website "Page of Hope" mines Monero cryptocurrency.