Banks | Bitcoin | Cryptoconomy | Nic Carter | Scaling "I believe that institutional scaling presents an under-appreciated scaling vector, and it is quite possible to employ it without significantly compromising Bitcoin’s assurances." Don't miss today's article,...
Bitcoin | CasaHODL | Cryptoconomy | Jameson Lopp | Key Management Today we go through a recent blog post by Jameson Lopp and the Casa team that goes into the clever, meticulous design used to ensure the security and recoverability of the mobile key for their Keymaster...
Bitcoin | Liberty | Nick Szabo Building on the principles discussed in our exploration of the consequences of a society without cash, we apply it to a broader principle of how the power to exit acts as a check on abuse and centralization. And who better to cover this...
What if there was a clear and obvious reason that the state monopolizes the production of money, that after understanding, you simply cannot unsee? What if the story we are all told of governments and central banks protecting the economy from crises, is actually the perfect opposite of what’s really happening?
BitTorrent | Cryptoconomy | John Backus | P2P Today we cover another great piece on the topic of what can be learned from the history of P2P protocols and their successes & failures. Written by John Backus @backus, his article "Minimum Viable...
@hasufly | Bitcoin | Cashless Society | Cryptoconomy | Su Zhu Another excellent piece from Su Zhu and Hasu at uncommoncore.co and a great introduction to the dynamics and risks at stake in the cashless society. Is the cashless society the frictionless future we want?...
“The need for privacy and the long-term sustainability of Bitcoin without block rewards are perhaps two of the most most alarming issues surrounding Bitcoin today.”
Does Bitcoin compete with Paypal & VISA, or something far more fundamental to human enterprise? Continuing “The Skeptics Guide to Bitcoin” series with Part 3…
Bitcoin is an incredibly unique technology that breaks new ground in Peer-to-Peer technology, networking protocols, and cryptography. There is no precedent or example for us to build from. But maybe, despite its difference, we can still find lessons in protocols that came before. There happens to be another P2P protocol, that disrupted entire industries, and survived in the face of powerful opposition… BitTorrent. Simon Morris brings us this excellent 4 part series: BitTorrent Lessons for Crypto!
If you missed the insanity that happened during the “Block Wars” that extended from 2014 all the way to late 2017 with the split of Bitcoin Cash, then you aren’t going to want to miss this article. With a thorough overview of both the history and core ideas behind the numerous ideas and personalities wrapped into the blocksize debate, Lucas Nuzzi lays out the full picture with his article “The Resolution of the Big Block Experiment.”
Bitcoin | CoinCenter | Cryptoconomy | Electronic Cash | Jerry Brito Beginning the long, rewarding journey through Jerry Brito's & Coin Center's Report on "The Case for Electronic Cash." This is an incredible work present several case studies to explore the...read more
Bitcoin | Cryptoconomy | PayPod | Scott Hawksworth Today we have another great chat with Scott from The PayPod discussing the impact and philosophy of Bitcoin! Check out Soarpay.com, the sponsor for The PayPod and where the are hosted to find many other episodes of...read more
Bitcoin | Cryptoconomy | Guy Swann Today we go on an extended walk through some of the most epic days of Bitcoin's and the Cryptoconomy's history! Telling some of my personal experiences and the crazy times that were had. Do you know about the origins of some of...read more
By rummaging through the history and defining the philosophy of BCash and the various “big block” forks of Bitcoin, we may be able to get to the center of that elusive thing called “Satoshi’s Vision”…read more
It feels like a good day for a long discussion comparing the trust model of government money, and the trust model of a decentralized, proof-of-work blockchain. Aka – Bitcoin vs. The Dollar. So lets take…read more
Do you wonder what incredible insights a foundation in economics and money reveal about how the world is shaped, and how it applies to understanding Bitcoin’s awesome potential?read more
If you haven’t heard it yet, don’t miss an awesome discussion all about Lightning and holding the Torch with the guys from the Rollo and Slappy Show! Check out @RolloMcFloogle and @Slappy_Jones_2 for more awesome content & definitely check out the amazing playlist for a deep understanding of Bitcoin over at 10HoursOfBitcoin.comread more
“The human threat model is intended to help humans better understand the threats to that they face and the tools available, and in active development, for defense. Threats are assumed to be any activity designed to prevent humanity from accomplishing it’s mission to make the world delightful.” @jwweathermanread more
Today we dive into the “Bitcoin Threat Model” by @jwweatherman. An exploration and extensively sourced work on the many different attack vectors and adversarial conditions within the Bitcoin system, their likely effect, and the security measures in place to mitigate them.read more
Bitcoin | Guy Swann | Lightning Network | The Cryptoconomy Podcast A follow-up to our previous episode "#Reckless to Wumbology" discussing the incredible development and new tools coming to the Lightning Network. As well as an exploration of the vast complexity of the...read more
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