Tag: culture

Apr 13 2021

The Hollywood premiere of “Lotawana” is America’s first movie NFT

Apr 13 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  culture edge nfts

Upcoming movie “Lotawana” is a Hollywood release with a crypto-twist: Its premiere is getting released as a non-fungible token (NFT) and the movie has its own shares for interested watchers to derive distribution profits from. The movie is the...

Apr 12 2021

Bitcoin As A Pressure Release Valve

Apr 12 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture foreign currency inflation

As currencies inflate in value, Bitcoin serves as a pressure relief valve, allowing capital to escape.As small-cap currencies inflate, Bitcoin gains adoption.Bitcoin is the first fully sovereign digital currency. This means that anyone in the world with an internet connection and a computer can download the protocol and start running it. Maybe they want to invest in the technology, maybe they...

Interview: Building A Career In Bitcoin With BtcCasey

Bitcoin Magazine's BtcCasey hops on "Meet The Taco Plebs" to talk about how Bitcoin has changed his life.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

Bitcoin In Sports And What The Future Holds

Apr 12 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture football soccer sports

The sports industry represents a massive opportunity for Bitcoin adoption, as further sponsorships and deals are expected.Bitcoin has experienced seismic growth in the past few months: its price has risen dramatically since January 2021 and is expected to continue to trend upward. This growth...

Apr 09 2021

The Art Of The HODL

Apr 09 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  community culture memes

The HODL meme transcends digital jokery and insulates Bitcoiners through the power of community belief.HODL/ho-dl/ (verb)1. To hold onto something [bitcoin] tightly with no intention of letting it go2. To hold on for dear lifeOrigin: Misspelling of the word hold on a 2013 bitcointalk.org postLike many great memes, HODL was immaculately...

UNICEF explains how Bitcoin donations help its cause

Apr 09 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btcusd culture

Global humanitarian agency UNICEF (the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund), received a $1 million donation in Bitcoin...

Apr 08 2021

Here’s why hotel heiress Paris Hilton is ‘excited’ about NFTs

Apr 08 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption culture ethusd nfts

Paris Hilton is no stranger to cryptocurrencies…or crypto trends, rather. She jumped on the ICO bandwagon back in 2017 and was caught in trouble—as part of the infamous Lydian Coin—but is not shying away from making her mark on the non-fungible token (NFT) market....

Interview: All In On Bitcoin With Gary Leland

This week on the “Bitcoin Magazine Podcast,” host Christian Keroles sat down with the Bitcoin Boomer Gary Leland.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

The Bitcoin Bhavacakra

Apr 08 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  art cultural culture religion

Artists Yonat Vaks, Chiefmonkey and mosaic.rocks combine Bitcoin and Bhuddism in The Bitcoin Bhavacakra.collaboration by Yonat Vaks, Chiefmonkey and mosaic.rocksBuddha and Satoshi’s Teachings: How to Ascend...

Apr 07 2021

Bitcoiners Should Stand Up For My Brother, Julian Assange

Prosecution against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is a cruise missile against a free internet, and Bitcoin could be next.An Espionage Act prosecution against Julian Assange isn’t just an attack on the First Amendment. It’s a cruise missile against a free internet, and Bitcoin could be next.I never thought my older brother Julian Assange would need my help. I’ve always looked up...

Ethernity conducts first NFT drop to celebrate their chain launch

Apr 07 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  culture nfts

The Microsoft NinjaCat is an iconic piece of artwork that started life inside a Microsoft Powerpoint presentation. This came at a time when things were turning around for Microsoft, before the big explosion which marked the company becoming a major part of our lives. For those that know the NinjaCat, they will understand the value of this NFT, and the reason so much...

Apr 06 2021

BitMEX’s Arthur Hayes Surrenders To Authorities

Apr 06 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  arthur hayes bitmex courts culture law

The former CEO of BitMEX has appeared in court in Honolulu and is out on $10 million bond, according to reports.The former chief executive officer of BitMEX cryptocurrency exchange, Arthur Hayes, has turned himself in. According to a Bloomberg report, although Hayes currently...

Why Decentralization Is Uniquely American

Apr 06 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  america culture liberty

Liberty is an ideal inherent to the founding of America, and this is reflected in Bitcoin.Hello everyone,First of all, I appreciate Joe Rogers, and the Bitcoin Magazine team giving me a chance to contribute, even though I am a total newbie to Bitcoin. I am a passionate student of history, so my interest in Bitcoin started because of my political philosophy...

These limited edition NFTs of real-life street art are getting listed on Rarible

Apr 06 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  culture nfts

Leveraging blockchain technology to add value to street art, KIWIE plans to release 1001 exclusive NFTs and real-life artworks across 195 countries in the next five years under its new project KIWIE 1001. With the hype around blockchain and NFTs at an all-time high, content creators across industries, such as artists, musicians, athletes, and entertainers, have joined this revolution, and more continue to...

Bitcoin: Revolutionary Money In A Time Of Universal Deceit

Apr 06 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture politics wikileaks

Conspiratorial attempts to maintain and control power are going to be made obsolete in a world of truthful money via Bitcoin.George Orwell is reputed to have said, “In a time of universal deceit, speaking truth to power is a revolutionary act.” Over a decade ago in the spring of 2010, WikiLeaks burst onto the global stage with the...

NBA’s Sacramento Kings to offer its players a salary in Bitcoin (BTC)

Apr 06 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption btcusd culture payments

Professional American basketball organization Sacramento Kings will allow its players and staff to receive salaries in Bitcoin (BTC), its chairman Vivek Ranadivé reportedly revealed during a conversation on Clubhouse yesterday. “I'm going to announce in the next few days that I'm going to offer everyone in the Kings organization, they can get paid as much of their salary in Bitcoin as they...

Apr 05 2021

Today, Bitcoin’s Satoshi Nakamoto Turns 46

Apr 05 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture satoshi satoshi nakamoto

An online profile for the pseudonymous creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, includes an auspicious birthday of April 5, 1975.Eighty-eight years ago today, the United States Federal government issued Executive Order 6102, making citizen’s private ownership of gold illegal. This egregious overstep of government-mandated monetary policy is, coincidentally, the chosen date of Satoshi Nakamoto’s birthday, according to...

Garnish Your Own Wages

Buying bitcoin with your paycheck before anything else ensures a practice of saving and accumulation.Unless you buy bitcoin with your paycheck first, you can always find another purpose for your excess income. I’ve been an advocate of “paying myself first” my entire life, I started investing in my early 20s using auto asset building via no-load mutual funds, and in my 40s,...

An Open Letter To New Bitcoiners

Apr 05 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture newcomers

Although the journey into Bitcoin can be daunting, newcomers can have an easier time by adjusting their mindset.To my newly interested friends,First of all, congratulations! You should be proud of yourself for getting this far. If you are reading this letter, you have taken an interest in learning about Bitcoin, which is a difficult step to take. As the saying goes,...

Microsoft ION's Daniel Buchner Wants To Decentralize Our Identities With Bitcoin

Apr 05 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture identification ion microsoft

The project is intended to decentralize identity, much like Bitcoin decentralized money.Microsoft recently announced that their ION v1 Decentralized Identity (DID) Layer 2 solution is now active on the Bitcoin mainnet. The DID technology enables identification of entities without relying on a...

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