November 30, 2016
LAS VEGAS —Like many other kids, Kryptina gets an stipend when she does her chores. But hers is not in cash.
Instead, Kryptina – who during 9 became one of a youngest users of bitcoin in a universe – gets her stipend in a increasingly renouned digital currency.
Kryptina’s dad, who goes by his hacker name Tuxavant and is now a Las Vegas bitcoin consultant, started giving his now 15-year-old daughter a bitcoin stipend to learn his daughter about obliged spending. In bitcoin’s beginning days, he says, “there weren’t really many places she could spend it, so she would need to income it out with us and we would know how she was spending it.”
Today, bitcoin is most some-more prevalent. Tuxavant uses it to compensate a bills for his bureau and landscaper, and Kryptina sets aside a electronic income for her summer stay and singing lessons. It’s also most some-more valuable: When Kryptina initial started regulating bitcoin, one was value only 6 cents. Today, it’s value $741.
With bitcoin’s value appreciating, a stipend has also turn a profitable father-daughter doctrine in digital security. If users don’t scrupulously strengthen their private keys, digital thieves could