From McDonalds to the Data Science Institute: My Bitcoin Experience

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Master’s student Harry Pettit investigates the strange new world of bitcoin with a visit to Imperial’s Data Science Institute.

When I set out on a journey to find out more about cryptocurrencies, I hadn’t envisioned myself meeting a complete stranger outside McDonald’s on Camden High Street.

For all of the misgivings I had in the lead up to our ‘deal’, Daniel looked entirely normal and shook my hand with a warm, friendly smile.

Harry Pettit

Harry Pettit

“Right, shall we head inside?” We’d arranged the meet-up via popular trading website LocalBitcoins, where sellers post an ad with a price per Bitcoin.

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