Why da bing
In China, the mere mention of “bitcoin” online can attract unwanted attention from censors. So crypto insiders have come up with a darling nickname, which stems from the fact that the digital currency is typically depicted in photos as an orange-ish, round coin: da bing (大饼). That means “big pancake” in Mandarin.
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Made in China—Beijing; assembled in the US—Smith College; spiced up in India—Infosys; decorated in Denmark—University of Copenhagen; tuned in Nigeria—IBM; cooled off in Dubai—ConsenSys; now frying Chinese pancake @Decrypt