Despite volatility and growing pains common in new markets, many believe that crytocurrencies like Bitcoin are going to revolutionize digital commerce. That has created a gold rush as entrepreneurs and companies move to take advantage of the opportunities Bitcoin has created.
The conference that's been called Geek Spring Break is about to close its PanelPicker, the tool it uses to accept votes from the community. South by Southwest Interactive isn't until March in Austin, but voting closes Friday at midnight. There are a handful of API-related panels, so get your votes in. The community's votes count for 30% of the say in what gets chosen for SXSW 2011.