Tag: covid-19

Dec 07 2022

Bitcoin Is A Humanistic Alternative To Technological Salvation

Dec 07 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  covid-19 culture futurist ideas opinion

Bitcoin will shape the future of humanity in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic.This is an opinion editorial by Nozomi Hayase Ph.D., who has a background in psychology and human development.The 2008 financial meltdown, with subsequent bank bailouts and a cycle of austerity, led to the weakening of the public's...

Nov 29 2022

LBRY reveals forced censorship with Apple during COVID-19

Nov 29 2022 Published at Coinscreed under tags  apple covid-19 elon musk lbry news

Following Elon Musk's tweet about a reduced activity of Apple's advertising on Twitter, blockchain-based file-sharing and payment network LBRY commented that Apple forced it to censor certain terms during COVID-19. LBRY asserts in a November 28 tweet that the company was instructed to conceal all references to COVID-19, including immunizations and the human origins of […] The post...

Nov 28 2022

After Stocks & Oil, Will China’s Protests Impact Crypto Markets?

Nov 28 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  bitcoin coronavirus covid-19 crypto market news

On Monday, there was a widespread decline in the price of stocks and commodities as a result of unprecedented protests in key Chinese cities over the country's stringent zero-COVID limits. These protests...

Aug 15 2022

In Hong Kong, Bitcoin Is The Last Chance For Freedom

Aug 15 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  china covid-19 culture freedom hong kong

As tightening authoritarianism from China strips Hong Kong of financial freedom, Bitcoin offers its people a chance at forging their own paths.This is an opinion editorial by Margarita Groisman, a technology engineer invested in the power of Bitcoin to help people around the world....

Apr 28 2022

Bitcoin Supply In Loss Reaches Highest Value Since COVID Crash

On-chain data shows the amount of Bitcoin supply in loss has now risen to the highest value since the COVID-19 crash. Bitcoin Supply In Loss Now Measures Around 7.6M BTC As pointed out by an analyst in a CryptoQuant post, the BTC supply in loss hasn't shown such high values since the first half of 2020. The "...

Apr 20 2022

It’s Not Late-Stage Capitalism. It’s Late-Stage Fiat

Apr 20 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  amazon capitalism covid-19 culture fed

Bitcoin is the solution for a growing division of wealth inequality driven by the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy of printing trillions of dollars.We’re not in the throes of late-stage capitalism; we’re living through the late stages and the death rattle of the post-1971 fiat system. Mistaking the two (and basing solutions or policies on this mistake) is a recipe for counterproductive interventions...

Apr 14 2022

Two Years Later, Stimulus Check Investment Proves Value Of Bitcoin Mining

Two years since the U.S. sent COVID-19 stimulus checks to taxpayers, investment in bitcoin mining stocks has generated significant returns.The two- year anniversary of the first of three coronavirus economic impact payments (aka, stimulus “stimmy” checks) deposited in U.S. taxpayers’ bank accounts came and went on April...

Apr 11 2022

The Shanghai Tragedy Reminds Us Why China Banned Bitcoin

Disclaimer: The following op-ed represents the views of the author, and may not necessarily reflect the views of Bitcoinist. Bitcoinist is an advocate of creative and financial freedom alike. While countries under regimes are waking up to the idea of using Bitcoin as a tool for freedom, authoritarian governments that have banned all crypto activity show the true reason why they need to...

Mar 28 2022

Breaking: Elon Musk Says He Is Covid-19 Positive Again

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on Monday he had tested positive for COVID-19 again, although he did not appear to be exhibiting major symptoms at the moment. This marks the second time Musk appears to have contracted the virus, the first...

Mar 26 2022

Breaking: Binance CEO “CZ” Tests COVID-Positive During El Salvador Visit

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao on Saturday said he had tested positive for COVID-19 during a recent visit to El Salvador. It was not immediately clear whether the executive was still in the country. Zhao, know more...

Mar 02 2022

South Korea Maps Out $187 Million For Its National Metaverse Project

Right through the period of the global pandemic of COVID-19, the Metaverse has experienced more traction. However, the primary reason had been the restriction on physical meetings and gatherings. Subsequently, more people now flock to the Metaverse due to the great opportunities for virtual interactions. The Metaverse is a virtual space that allows people to transcend their...

Feb 21 2022

The Doctor’s Prescription For Mass Formation Psychosis

How do we fix the apparent epidemic-level misunderstanding of the direction society is headed?Why does the world seem to have gone mad?How does this phenomenon work?What's driving it and where does it go if we’re not careful?How can we actually use this for good?The orange pill prescription.If you're wondering why the world appears to...

Feb 15 2022

Jan 03 2022

3 Ways Blockchain Will Transform How You Travel

Jan 03 2022 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  blockchain technology covid-19 travel

When it comes to a revolutionary technology like blockchain technology, it’s hard to tell what exactly will change first and where. The truth is that there are so many sectors that blockchain could disrupt or alter in so many different ways. This article takes a deep dive into the different ways blockchain technology can disrupt the travel industry. And also how the Covid-19...

Dec 31 2021

How Bubbles, Price And COVID-19 Changed Bitcoin for Me

Bitcoin is not a bubble. It’s the monetary escape hatch we need now that the COVID-19 cat is out of the bag.I trained as a financial historian. My academic work focused on banks and financial markets in the past, and I was always fascinated by iconic bubbles of financial history — the tulip mania, the financial boom of the 1690s, the...

Nov 13 2021

South African Crypto Investors Worry Over Status of Funds, Still Can’t Withdraw As Promised By F2F SA

Having invested in the Fight to Fame (F2F token) and reportedly being unable to withdraw their funds as promised, a group of South African crypto investors have now raised concerns about the fate of their investments. Over 2,000 South African Applicants Reportedly Put In For The Token Sale According to an IOL report, the token The post South African Crypto Investors Worry Over...

Oct 06 2021

Tired Of COVID Lockdowns? Well, A Cyber Pandemic Seems To Be Next

As the Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp shutdown demonstrates, the COVID-19 pandemic may just roll into a cyber pandemic.The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1088: "Beware of the cyber pandemic" Sign up for the newsletter here....

Aug 24 2021

China’s “Great Mining Migration” Leads Cryptocurrency Firms To Relocate

Aug 24 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin bit digital canada china covid-19

The recent move from China to crack down on cryptocurrency mining caused Bit Digital Inc to change its plan. Instead, the Nasdaq listed company intensified its efforts of acquiring over 20,000 computer systems from another country. The New York-based company has the machines in its core operations. By plugging high-powered computer systems into electrical energy sources of low costs, the machines will generate...

Aug 22 2021

Bitcoin Alleviates Future Uncertainty

A Weekly Series Of Essays About The Language Of Bitcoin by Alex McShaneLingua Contra ImperiumThe Language of Bitcoin: 2TL;DR - The government has pulled us into the deep waters, financially, to keep us vulnerable. Vulnerable people have the highest time preference, because they have the most future uncertainty. We’ve gone from a society that proudly claims to protect and nurture...

Aug 20 2021

$1,200 Stimulus Check Would Now Be Worth $8,765 If Used To Buy Bitcoin

Your $1,200 stimulus check would be worth around $8,765 today if you’d bought Bitcoin with it in April 2020.Your $1,200 stimulus check would be worth around $8,765 today if you’d bought Bitcoin with it in April 2020. On 27 March 2020, after the U.S. Government had brought our economy to a screeching halt through lockdowns and other mandates in a turbulent and...

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