Tag: culture

Oct 20 2021

Billionaire Paul Tudor Jones Now Prefers Bitcoin Over Gold

Oct 20 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin culture paul tudor jones

Billionaire Hedge-fund Manager Paul Tudor Jones said Wednesday on CNBC’s Squawk Box that he now prefers Bitcoin over gold as a hedge against inflation.Billionaire Hedge-fund Manager Paul Tudor Jones said Wednesday on CNBC’s Squawk Box that he now prefers Bitcoin over gold as a hedge against inflation. The founder and chief investment officer of Tudor Investment Corporation, boasting nearly $40 billion in...

Discussing Bitcoin versus Slavecoins

A group of Bitcoiners discuss the fundamental differences between Bitcoin and the rest of the cryptocurrency ecosystemWatch This Episode on YouTubeWatch/Listen To This Episode:BitcoinTV...

How the innovative use of crypto NFTs can help battle climate change

Oct 20 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis culture defi nfts technology

The pressure is mounting on countries to cut emissions and limit global warming to 1.5 degrees. Although these country pledges matter, individual action, and awareness are key to delivering the changes needed in society. How can artists use their NFT collections to help the fight against climate change? NFTs made the headlines for all the right reasons across mainstream social media...

How Bitcoin Grants "The Highest Degree Of Assurances" To Holders

Discussing what makes bitcoin different from other cryptocurrencies.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:BitcoinTV...

Dissecting Mark Cuban's Thoughts On Bitcoin

An enlightening, albeit frustrating spontaneous conversation that showed Cuban’s shortcomings in understanding of Bitcoin.As with many good stories, it starts with a Twitter thread.Anthony...

Oct 19 2021

The Prophecy Of Satoshi Nakamoto: Bitcoin As Religion

Rituals, terminology and evangelism — there are many aspects of the culture surrounding Bitcoin that resemble religion.During bitcoin’s parabolic price increase this year, Twitter profiles with laser eyes suddenly emerged. “Anons” and celebrities, such as Elon Musk, added red lasers rays to their portraits and the hashtag #LaserRayUntil100k started to trend. As the hashtag indicated, the laser eyes were added as...

To Understand The Bitcoin Ark, You Must Understand The Fiat Flood

Bitcoin is a lifeboat for escaping a broken system, but one needs to understand that system in order to see that.In the story of Noah’s Ark in the Book of Genesis, God has come to a decision. Man had strayed far from God’s instruction, and annihilation was the chosen solution to set straight our wayward kind. Noah was known to be a...

Oct 18 2021

What Elon Musk Got Wrong About The Bitcoin Block Size

Oct 18 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  block size culture elon musk

Musk’s points were already addressed in the block size debate previously, and have been shown to detract from decentralization.At “The B Word” conference earlier in the summer, there was a memorable panel event with Elon Musk, Cathy Wood and Jack Dorsey in which we were able to ascertain a little more (than we had often seen in tweets) about Elon Musk’s Bitcoin...

Bitcoin Is Financial Sobriety

Two college-age Bitcoiners discuss how young people are changed by the culture of Bitcoin.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

Bitcoin Vs. Crypto: Why Bitcoin Only

A group of convicted Bitcoin enthusiasts discuss what makes bitcoin fundamentally different from other cryptocurrencies.Watch This Episode on YouTubeListen To This Episode:Spotify...

$1,200 Stimulus Check Would Now Be Worth $11,000 If Used To Buy Bitcoin

Oct 18 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin culture stimulus

Your $1,200 stimulus check would be worth over $11,000 today if you’d bought Bitcoin with it in April 2020.Your $1,200 stimulus check would be worth over $11,00 today if you’d bought Bitcoin with it in April 2020.On 27 March 2020, after the U.S....

Central Bank Digital Currencies: A Technocratic Fallacy

CBDCs are antithetical to bitcoin and represent repression as opposed to freedom.You may have heard of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and have had a slight read over what they are and the reasons for their current or proposed existence. Many people aren’t interested in it, to be frank. Maybe it’s the boring acronym, maybe it’s just another thing in a failing...

Oct 17 2021

On Confidently Misunderstanding Bitcoin: A Response To Steve Hanke

Oct 17 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture economists fud

The arguments against cryptocurrencies did not accurately reflect current data nor common understanding of terms.Economist Steve Hanke of Johns Hopkins University is well-known in the Bitcoin community for posting innumerable variations of the same tweet — “Bitcoin is too volatile and has a fundamental value of 0.” (I suspect he still...

Schrödinger's Bitcoin

Oct 17 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin culture physics

Schrödinger's cat is a thought experiment in quantum mechanics that demonstrates a paradox of quantum superposition.Schrödinger's BitcoinThe Center Cannot Hold: 9“I always go to sea as a sailor, because they make a point of paying me for my trouble, whereas they never pay passengers a single penny that I ever heard of. On the contrary, passengers themselves...

The Bitcoin Haters And Their Bitcoin Beef

These notorious bitcoin bears have much to say about the technology — may the market decide the winner.“Disgusting and contrary to the interests of civilization”“Of course I hate the bitcoin success. I don’t welcome a currency that’s so useful to kidnappers and extortionists and so forth. I think I should say modestly that the whole damn development...

This photographer is celebrating Stephen Hawking by minting an NFT of his most famous photo

Oct 17 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  culture guest post nfts

Art is ever-changing. Styles, color palettes, and different types of media can fall in and out of favor. But as adaptable and ever-changing as it may be, one thing remains constant — art is about challenging, changing, and shifting the perspective of the viewer. Many believe that NFTs are opening a whole new world of artistic accessibility and NFTs...

Oct 16 2021

The Pandora Papers Reveal What Bitcoiners Already Know

Oct 16 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture pandora papers taxes

The revelations are simply confirmation for a group that has studied the economic injustices of today intently.The shocking, or not shocking, revelations given by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, known as the Pandora Papers, has revealed the truth in what Bitcoiners have been saying...

Bitcoin: The Stateless Emergence

Bitcoin offers the ability to decouple oneself from the state, offering financial access to everyone equally.Bitcoin transcends the nation-state and all expectations that come along with being associated with a fiat standard. Let’s talk about what it means to be a state currency so that we can understand Bitcoin’s transcendence. How Fiat Is The StateFiat currency, by definition, is a...

The Bitcoin Rorschach Test

Bitcoin as an idea can be thought of, like a Rorschach test, as the interpretation of the particular context it presents. TXID:...

250,000 traders sign petition to add Shiba Inu (SHIB) on Robinhood

Oct 16 2021 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption culture meme coins

The dramatic rise of Shiba Inu’s (SHIB) price drew plenty of attention in October, while the community behind the pet-meme crypto mobilized to support the momentum. Following the impressive rally, the demand for Shiba Inu’s addition to the popular investing platform intensifies, as thousands...

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