‘I Forgot My PIN’: An Epic Tale of Losing $30,000 in Bitcoin


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I had this in my reading list for a couple of months now and finally got around to reading it. It’s great! Note that the $30,000 worth of bitcoin is now worth over $100,000. The trezor device sounds kind of cool too.

Spoiler below (click below after you’ve read the article):

I think it was stupid to put the paper with the 24 words under his wife’s pillow. The chances of that paper getting thrown away are much higher than the chances of his crashing in a plane in being unable to get back to his desk at some later date.