Tag: internet

Jun 15 2022

Bitcoin Is The Language Of The Internet

Jun 15 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture english gold internet languages

If money is language, then bitcoin is English. It has a potential to scale that no other currency has and is the native currency of the internet.You might call it the cable that changed history.In the mid-19th century, there were various attempts to lay cables across the Atlantic Ocean between Ireland and the U.S. It took several failures, numerous bankruptcies and...

Jun 13 2022

Bitcoin’s Trustless Nature Adds Trust To The Internet

By replacing reliance on third parties in a trustless way, Bitcoin adds a layer of non-intermediated trust to the infrastructure of the internet.Stephen Thompson is a senior technical editor at LQwD Fintech Corp. He was a Bitcoin researcher and investigator at BIGG Digital Assets, carrying out Bitcoin investigations with analysis of on-chain and off-chain information.Trust is the...

Jun 09 2022

WHO WINS? Internet vs Crypto Growth Analyzed!

What was first, the egg or the chicken? That's a never-ending debate. So, is the internet vs crypto debate a similar debate? We don't think so. There is plenty of trustworthy information out there to make a case for either side. Therefore, we are going to dig into this debate and show some stats. So, let's see what's cooking with the growth of...

May 26 2022

Lightning For Life — How Lightning Can And Will Integrate With The Web

May 26 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  adoption api feature internet lightning

Lightning is poised to seamlessly integrate into our everyday operations much in the same way the internet has.Every time you google something, every time you goof off do serious research on YouTube or Instagram, every time you order an Uber, every time you check your portfolio or read the news, you’re using the web. As a matter of fact, you’re using the...

Mar 27 2022

Why Bitcoin Has No Competition

The competition breaks the first rule that makes Bitcoin so powerful in the first place.This article is the written version of a video presentation which can be viewed here:...

Mar 24 2022

ThreeFold: Is the Decentralized Web the Future of the Internet?

ThreeFold are working hard to design an open-source, decentralized Internet Grid that could bring the Web to underserved populations around the world and solve the problems of privacy, security and access. They sought to realize the initial promise of the Internet by empowering a more equal, autonomous, and sustainable world while incentivizing growth in developing regions. The ThreeFold Grid is now live and...

Feb 25 2022

Dec 25 2021

Can Bitcoin Survive An Apocalypse?

Dec 25 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  ideas internet technical

Could Bitcoin stick it out like a roach, or would a worldwide collapse lead to the inevitable demise of Bitcoin?We often use the term “anti-fragile” or “censorship-resistant” to describe Bitcoin. But do these terms still apply if the internet is intentionally cut off or if some horrible, catastrophic event ends up happening?The short answer? Yes, Bitcoin can survive an apocalypse. Not...

Oct 23 2021

Bitcoin And The Internet Are Bringing The End Of Nation States

Like the printing press before them, the internet and Bitcoin’s blockchain innovation are irrevocable forces driving the end of nation-state power.This article was originally published in Uncharted Territories.It’s 2050. The U.S. government just defaulted on its debt. It’s not meeting its social security payments....

Aug 28 2021

Comparing Bitcoin And Crypto To The Internet In 1997

Bitcoin is still in its early stages of adoption at this point. Currently, less than 2% of the world uses BTC. Given the current world population of over 7 billion, this is a very small number. With only about 130 million people who use BTC today. Bitcoin has been called a bubble, a flop, and a host of names in the past. In...

May 19 2021

The Bitcoin Cultural Revolution And Great Awakening Of Humanity

There are monumental changes coming to the world, and Bitcoin serves to defend the individual’s interest.The COVID-19 pandemic has forever changed the world and life as we know it. Restrictions on society by governments, including using masks and social distancing, has created a new normal. Lockdowns that have shut down small businesses, combined with inflation caused by excess money printing by central...

Feb 04 2021

Myanmar Military Blocks Facebook as Global Internet Disruptions Intensify

Feb 04 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  business censorship global macro india internet

Internet disruptions are costly, but that doesn’t stop governments from shutting down access.

Jan 15 2021

Jan 08 2021

Internet Shutdowns Cost India $2.8B in 2020: Report

A 2020 report by Top10VPN found India to be the country that suffered the most economic damage from internet disruptions.

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