Today we go through a short but awesome run down of the guiding principles at Casa. This company is one to watch very closely over the coming years, and a few things from their recent post make this very clear.
“Today, there exists over 180 currencies across 195 countries. The reason for such an anomaly is simple: there is no free market for currencies. Currency markets have been restricted by governments in order to maintain financial control.”
Coinmetrics.ioAn amazing piece of work from the Coinmetrics.io team using the full node data and some serious digging to uncover the fraudulent minting of over 2 Million BTCP coins! A detailed analysis of how and when the coins were created, and how it managed to go...
Taking a dive into an awesome tweetstorm from @danheld about the context, purpose, and beginnings of Bitcoin and whether it meets “Satoshi’s Vision,” or if it even matters.
“Bitcoin is a living system constantly changing based on environmental stimuli. True understanding is a moving target unlikely to ever be hit.
Attempting to answer the question “what is bitcoin,” I found exploring parallels to the natural world to be particularly illuminating.” – Brandon Quittem
“by having the double accounting system rely on and be backed up by the triple accounting system you get the throughput of the double with the security and trustlessness of the triple.” -Todd Kronenberg
“Auditing controls might fairly be called the security protocols of capitalism… [but] auditing is in deep conflict with efforts towards greater privacy.” -Nick Szabo
“When Satoshi Nakamoto invented bitcoin, he did not invent a new social contract. Satoshi did something else—he leveraged technology to solve many problems of past implementations and implemented the old contract in a new and better way.” – @hasufly
“While sovereign money has undeniably led to a lot of abuse, as evidenced by instances of hyperinflation, seizures or capital controls, the absence of all control brings problems of its own.”
Curious about where to start or what to possibly focus on when learning Bitcoin, Lightning, and the fundamentals of the most important tools in this ecosystem? Look no further, today we read and discuss Pierre Rochard’s excellent piece that breaks it all down.
"Bitcoin is a living system constantly changing based on environmental stimuli. True understanding is a moving target unlikely to ever be hit. Attempting to answer the question “what is bitcoin,” I found exploring parallels to the natural world to be particularly...read more
First impressions of the Casa Node and first issues standing in the way of my Lightning playtime. The pain is real. Plus, a few updates and what we have in the works for Cryptoconomy.Life in this short but sweet GuysTake episode!read more
Today we chat with @Real_Vijay about Bitcoin maximalism, growing internet censorship, standing up to Google, the troubles of BCH, the fall of Bitmain, and much more! Don’t miss today's chat with Vijay Boyapati! Follow him on Twitter so you don't miss the epic Tweet...read more
Lightning is slowly coming into its own. With clean working wallets, and dedicated plug-and-play nodes around the corner, it’s time to talk about the #LightningNetwork apps that I think could make waves in the early days. Listen to this “Guy’s Take” episode to find out more!read more
Would you give up $1,000,000 in Bitcoin today, to guarantee its success and that our future was one of sound, decentralized money? My answer would have to be 'yes,' and here's why. Support the show:Looking to Secure your Bitcoin with TREZOR?Shop.Trezor.io...read more
Building applications, expanding alternative media, software is eating the world, what's inside the ICOs & Altcoins, the future of Bitcoin, the Lightning Network, and the revolution this technology could bring! Don’t miss our chat with @TheOneVortex! Check out the...read more
Hashing out all the major pain points, who to trust, building your filter, and where to start when it comes to learning everything about Bitcoin today! Don't miss a fun chat with @CitizenBitcoin. Check out Brady & Tommy's podcast over...read more
"...ignorant persons continue to claim that the Lightning Network is fractional reserve and uses fake/IOU based “Lightning tokens.”read more
Price prediction is a tricky game, but there is some fundamental analysis that may tell us more about the broad trends. Tuur Demeester looks at retail interest, institutional hesitancy, and Metcalf's law for a current perspective in: "Bitcoin: We Don't Expect New...read more
Taking a break from Bitcoin maximalism to have a chat with John Wolpert (@Consensys, @IBMblockchain, @Hyperledger) for what consensus protocols and blockchain can do for the future of decentralization, trust, and privacy! Don’t miss today’s episode! Don't forget to...read more