Bitcoin, Ripple, and the Psychology of Distrust in our Currency

The government is not solving the debt crisis, so entrepreneurs around the world are.¬†Bitcoin, a decentralized digital currency, was created in 2009 based on an open-source p2p internet protocol. Think of it as the Napster of the international economy. In late 2011 a bitcoin was worth $2, last week it was $180, at times reaches…