And now, we pause for a word about an upcoming class being offered by Mediabistro.

The company’s hosting an expo in New York City on bitcoins on July 30. Here’s the catch: register before midnight tonight and you’ll get a lower rate. The event takes place at the New Yorker Hotel.

Among the speakers who will be there: Charlie Shrem, Vice Chairman at Bitcoin Foundation, Trevor Timm, co-founder and exec. dir. of the Freedom of the Press Foundation, Adam Levine, Editor-in-Chief of Let’s Talk Bitcoin, talk radio host Stephanie Murphy, and more.