Tag: bitcoin magazine

Oct 10 2021

ETH’s Vitalik Buterin Blasts El Salvador’s Bitcoin Law. Is He On To Something?

It seems like Vitalik Buterin was dying to comment on El Salvador’s Bitcoin Law. A pseudonymous user posted this unpopular opinion on Reddit: El Salvador President Mr Nayab Bukele should not be praised by Crypto community.”...

Sep 23 2021

Bitcoin Magazine Opens Bureau In Ukraine

Bitcoin Magazine is expanding our reach in Eastern Europe and the greater Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region by opening up a bureau in Kyiv, Ukraine.Bitcoin Magazine is proud and excited to announce that we will be establishing a news bureau in Kyiv, Ukraine as part of our ongoing efforts to expand reporting on bitcoin adoption in Eastern Europe and...

Aug 06 2021

News From El Salvador, Early August: Optimism, Donations, And Meetups

The outpour of Bitcoin-related news from El Salvador, AKA Bitcoin Country, slowed down. It’s the calm before the storm. The Bitcoin Law goes into effect in September. Nevertheless, things are happening and Bitcoinist is here to report on them. Who else but us reports on the little things that add up and end up changing the world? Nobody else in the crypto-space, that’s...

Jul 10 2021

News From The El Salvador Experiment, Mid July: More ATMs and CNN

This week was low on high-profile people news but high in community building and hard work. Everyone seems to be waiting to see where the chips fall before making any decisions. Except for the people of El Zonte, they can’t stop and won’t stop building. As the big September date approaches, we’ll see where everyone in the world lands in relation to the...

Jul 07 2021

Is New York’s Seneca Lake Too Hot Because Of Bitcoin Mining? We Beg To Differ

Legacy media is back at it. They had to concoct a rival story to counteract the Bitcoin Mining Council’s latest report. And they ran with the apparent rising temperatures of...

Jun 30 2021

Bitcoin Whale Mircea Popescu Passes: What Happens To His $1B in BTC?

The legendary Mircea Popescu is allegedly dead. It’s rumored that, besides Satoshi Nakamoto, he was the only bitcoin millionaire. He started that rumor. Where are those coins and what will happen to them? The news of his death arrived via news reports from Costa Rica, his country of residence....

Jun 21 2021

Article 7: Is It Obligatory For Vendors To Receive Bitcoin In El Salvador?

Every economic agent in El Salvador must find a way to accept Bitcoin and the law comes into force in less than 90 days. Yikes! The controversial Article 7 of President Bukele’s Bitcoin law sparked analysis, a few interesting conversations, and doubt. Can they even enforce it? Is it ethical? Aren’t they coercing the population? Is it necessary? Is there something everyone’s missing?...

Jun 12 2021

Taproot Soft fork Almost Locked In. What Does This Mean For Bitcoin?

By the time you read this, Bitcoin’s Taproot soft fork will be approved. The tendency is irreversible. The technical aspects are too complicated for most people. What you actually need to know is this: the modifications will improve the Bitcoin network’s performance, bring a little more privacy, and lighten some transaction’s data requirements. It will also provide the basis for smart contract deployment....

Jun 11 2021

Controversial And Confrontational Talks From The Bitcoin 2021 Conference

This is our final dispatch from the Bitcoin 2021 Conference. We dissected talks from politicians,...

Jun 10 2021

Two Overlooked Talks From The Bitcoin 2021 Conference In Miami

As promised, we’re also covering some of the presentations that don’t have big names associated with them. Powerful ideas about Bitcoin abound in these. In stark contrast from one another, ex-government officials star in the first one, and dangerous anarchists star in the second one. We’re exaggerating, of course. Nevertheless, the point is, the ideas they contain are not that different....

Jun 05 2021

Key Quotes And Ideas From Day One Of The Bitcoin 2021 Conference In Miami

The Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami is well underway. First day: done. Apparently, sadly, production failed and there were thousands of people in line for hours. They missed the first few talks, but we didn’t. Eventually, they got to experience a wild happening of epic proportions full of Bitcoin- related art and activities, though. We didn’t. In general, the organizers catered to and nurtured...

Jun 03 2021

Will The Bitcoin Miami Conference Be A Catalyst For Recovery?

The market needs a boost, that much is for sure. Luckily, the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami is just around the corner. Would that be enough to wake up the sleeping giant? It might. It might now. Nevertheless, for sure it’ll raise morale and give to the community and experience to rally around. And that’s what’s going to take us to the next...

May 18 2021

Everything We Know About The “Bitcoin 2021” Conference In Miami

During the first few days of June, 4th and 5th to be exact, Miami will witness history. The “Bitcoin 2021” conference doesn’t only comes back with a vengeance after the 2020 cancelation, it’s one of the first massive post-COVID events that the world will see. All eyes are on them. Plus, it comes in the middle of an interrupted bull-run that has Bitcoin...

May 08 2021

This Old Bitcoin Prize In StarCraft Tournament Would Have Made You A Millionaire

The creator of Cardano, Charles Hoskinson, reminded the world about this gem of a story. In 2011, a “StarCraft: Brood War” tournament had a consolation prize most people would kill for today. Both Bitcoin and e-sports were in their infancy at the moment, and the wholesomeness of the whole enterprise shows in this price chart....

Dec 17 2020

[Updated] Announcing Bitcoin Magazine’s 21 Days of Data

For the next 21 days leading up to Genesis Day, Bitcoin Magazine will be highlighting different data-related projects built by the community (and rolling out a few of our own!). Each of these projects are run by a small handful of developers looking to delight, entertain or educate. We'll be posting each one to our social...

Dec 14 2020

Announcing Bitcoin Magazine’s 21 Days of Data

For the next 21 days leading up to Genesis Day, Bitcoin Magazine will be highlighting different data-related projects built by the community (and rolling out a few of our own!). Each of these projects are run by a small handful of developers looking to delight, entertain or educate. We'll be posting each one to our social...

Oct 21 2020

Introducing The Best Of Bitcoin Magazine

Since 2012, Bitcoin Magazine has been providing insight, analysis and thought leadership about the Bitcoin space — the first publication of any kind to commit to doing so. Thanks to some prescience about how truly revolutionary this technology would prove to be, we have had the chance to bear witness to the space’s most foundational events, to elevate insightful voices and tell the stories...

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