Dogecoin: The Joke Cryptocurrency That Made It Big

One night in November 2013, bored after a beer, Australian engineer Jackson Palmer created a new currency. He was on vacation at his parent’s home in Gosford, a suburb of Sydney. Palmer was intrigued by Bitcoin and was downloading the cryptocurrency’s blockchain, a database of its transactions, to run a ‘node’ on its network and mint the cryptocurrency on his home computer. But the internet … Continue reading Dogecoin: The Joke Cryptocurrency That Made It Big