TL;DR: The co-organizer of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) meetups in Bangkok, Thailand, Jajaa, is best known for her quick, breezy videos showing use of BCH around her famous city. Presently, she’s deputized by CoinSpice to be our on-the-ground correspondent in Townsville, Australia for the Bitcoin Cash City Conference and what has the makings of the largest peer-to-peer, permission-less lifestyle meetup of its kind.
The Peer-to-Peer, Permission-less Lifestyle
By now, cryptocurrency enthusiasts are filled with trading tips and speculative hype. New projects hit markets all the time, promising various features, bringing with them high hopes and investment glory dreams. Nothing wrong with that at all, but it can leave enthusiasts flat when they’re either discouraged or simply unable to interact with cryptocurrency in the wild. What is, indeed, the point of a so-called currency if it cannot be used?
The BCH community is big on exchange speculation and its potential, but where this particular part of the crypto ecosystem differentiates itself is with real-world use cases. And folks from Venezuela to Hong Kong are beginning to experience the power of peer-to-peer (P2P) digital cash, as are online retailers, gamers, and beyond. The difference is less about theory and tech debates or polemics: it’s about a P2P, permission-less lifestyle.
Few can claim to know more about that lifestyle than Jajaa, a YouTuber and BCH fan known for helping to onboard merchants with inexpensive, fast, reliable cryptocurrency payments. She’s flown to Australia for the first Bitcoin Cash City Conference. There, she’s able to experience and show how a relatively large merchant community makes that P2P lifestyle a reality.
Her first dispatch from the North Queensland resort city is an interview with organizer Hayden Otto, CEO of BitcoinBCH.com. Planning for the event has been going on for months, and Otto acknowledges being “under pressure” as guests from all over the world are making their way. He assures everything appears to be coming together nicely, and the speaker deck is an impressive who-is-who of the Bitcoin Cash ecosystem: developers, entrepreneurs, philosophers, merchants, etc. And, true to form, every aspect of the Bitcoin Cash City Conference, of which CoinSpice is a media partner, from air travel, accommodations, shuttle from the airport, to most other conveniences can be had by paying with BCH.
DISCLOSURE: The author holds cryptocurrency as part of his financial portfolio, including BCH.
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