VR Legend John Carmack Persuaded the Libertarian Party of Texas to Accept Bitcoin Donations

VR Legend John Carmack Persuaded the Libertarian Party of Texas to Accept Bitcoin Donations

Legendary Virtual Reality (VR) developer John Carmack, CTO of Oculus VR, tweeted: "I am rather pleased that the Libertarian Party of Texas started taking Bitcoin donations on my recommendation [link]" to his more than 160 thousand followers. Also read: Libertarian Party Of Texas And Other Political Organizations Accept Bitcoin Donations. John Carmack is considered as little less than a saint in the VR and video gaming world. After co-founding id Software and leading the development of cult videogames Doom and Quake, Carmack became the chief technologist of Oculus VR, the makers of the....


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