Brian Curran

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Nov 02 2021

What is Sound Money? A Look at Bitcoin’s Emergence

Throughout history, there have various iterations of sound money, from the Rai stones of the Yap islands to the gold standard. However, sound money has remained elusive over the last century following the proliferation of credit expansion through central banking fractional-reserve policies that lead to endemic inflation. Sound money is consistently touted as a necessary [...] The post What is Sound Money? A...

Nov 01 2021

What is Bitcoin? The Ultimate Guide for Beginners

Bitcoin is the original cryptocurrency released in 2009 as open-source software. It is a digital currency predicated on cryptographically secure transactions, a proof-of-work consensus model, and a decentralized, P2P distributed ledger network. Bitcoin’s distributed ledger is the first blockchain -- a shared and distributed timestamped ledger of data blocks connected through a chain of cryptographic [...] The post What is Bitcoin? The Ultimate...

Online Censorship Problems & The Promise of Decentralized Content Distribution

The Internet’s innate resilience to centralized information monopolies became evident in the mid-to-late 2000s as the failure of the merged conglomerate TimeWarner and AOL proved. Primarily due to the data-agnostic design of the Internet’s core protocols, its radicalism established that it was not so easily prone to walled gardens and centralization as traditional information mediums. [...] The post Online Censorship Problems & The...

Sep 29 2021

Inflation vs Deflation: A Guide to Bitcoin & Cryptocurrencies Deflationary Nature

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, that have fixed supplies, are deflationary by the format they create their native tokens in and offer some unique insights into the dynamics of deflation versus inflation. Inflationary, government- issued currencies have dominated the global financial system in recent history, but that was not always the case, and its implications are important to [...] The post Inflation vs Deflation: A Guide...

Mar 16 2021

[Updated] How to Invest in Bitcoin: Complete Beginner’s Guide

Bitcoin’s arrival into the mainstream was accompanied by massive evaluations of altcoins, a short-lived ICO craze, and many misunderstandings about the vision and potential of Bitcoin. Over the last year, numerous developments have unfolded that give more access to investing in Bitcoin and interacting with the legacy cryptocurrency than ever before. While access to Bitcoin [...] The post How to Invest in Bitcoin:...

Jan 04 2021

Mirror Protocol: The Terra-Based Synthetic Asset Protocol

Jan 04 2021 Published at Blockonomi under tags  defi guides mirror protocol terra

One of the primary convictions of DeFi and the crypto community is to grant broader financial access to many of the world’s financially underserved regions. The current macroeconomic environment confines the wealth creation of global markets and major asset classes to a small range of influential, geographically-confined economic leaders. The subsequent wealth disparity is fueled [...] The post Mirror Protocol: The Terra-Based Synthetic...

Dec 18 2020

How to Invest in Bitcoin: Complete Beginner’s Guide

Bitcoin’s arrival into the mainstream was accompanied by massive evaluations of altcoins, a short-lived ICO craze, and many misunderstandings about the vision and potential of Bitcoin. Over the last year, numerous developments have unfolded that give more access to investing in Bitcoin and interacting with the legacy cryptocurrency than ever before. While access to Bitcoin [...] The post How to Invest in Bitcoin:...

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