Tag:bitcoin

Bitcoin’s continuing failure to substitute for gold
“Welcome to the Blockchain”: my slides from Berenberg’s “Blockchain: From Hype To Reality”
Saifedean Ammous: The Bitcoin Standard — making the Austrian School case for Bitcoin
Debunking “But Bitcoin is like the early Internet!”
News: NiceHash, credit cards cut off cryptos, Ethereum predictable “random” numbers, deanonymising Tor, Bail Bloc
Notes from the crash: watching the Bitcoin pumps and dumps live on GDAX

If you know what you’re looking at, the GDAX depth chart is absolutely gripping. It’s like an action thriller movie for very dull people. If you ever wondered why I don’t trade in cryptos …
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News: 450m Tethers this week, BitConnect shuts down, GPU miner viruses, US Treasury, unbanking the banked, altcoin fraud
‘Tis just a seasonal dip! Watching the Bitcoin fire from a safe distance — what just happened

The price of Bitcoin started collapsing this morning. I’m not going to be so foolish as to call it, but I am saying “I told you so” — the only actual money people will get out is actual money that other people put in.
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News: KodakCoin, Hydro-Québec, South Korea, Bitcoiners don’t take Bitcoin, Lightning Network, Ethereum woes
Bitcoin mining being pushed out of China: what’s happening, and how the shutdown’s being managed