Tag: money

Jul 26 2021

Why Bitcoin Will Usurp Fiat As The World’s Medium Of Exchange

The competition will become clearly one-sided as the black hole of value that is bitcoin absorbs everything around it.Bitcoin was never going to be a store of value… until it was. It was never going to become a reserve currency, right up until the point when major businesses and investors started converting their fiat treasuries into bitcoin. And the next thing the...

The Intelligent Person’s Guide To Bitcoin

Jul 26 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  101 culture money what is bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a paradigmatic transformation of humanity’s oldest technology: money. This guide is for those willing to view it through that lens.The below is a response to professor Fabrizio Carmignani’s interview, titled “Dummy’s Guide To Crypto,” which I found was genuinely written by a dummy, for dummies....

Jun 25 2021

The Monetary Properties Of Bitcoin

Jun 25 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture money sound money

In the final issue of this four-part series, we examine in depth the various monetary properties of Bitcoin.The Wall Street Analyst’s Intro to Bitcoin:The Dimensions of MoneyWhat Bitcoin Does...

Jun 22 2021

The Dimensions Of Money

Jun 22 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture money sound money

The first of this four-part series discusses the various aspects of money that are not commonly understood.The Wall Street Analyst’s Introduction to Bitcoin:The Dimensions of MoneyWhat Bitcoin DoesHow Bitcoin WorksThe Monetary Properties of BitcoinIntroductionI first discovered Bitcoin in 2015 as an undergrad, and then wrote a short essay...

Jun 21 2021

$17B Reasons to Be Excited About Crypto in 2021

June 21, 2021 / Unchained Daily / Laura Shin Daily Bits...

May 30 2021

Bitcoinist Book Club: “The Bitcoin Standard” (Chapter 3, Part 1: Why Gold?)

Welcome back, Bitcoin lovers! For those who’re just tunning in, we’re currently exploring “The Bitcoin Standard” by Saifedean Ammous. When we finish with the third chapter, you’ll know exactly why humanity picked gold as the most precious of metals and its form of money of choice. The reasons are unarguable. Humanity was extremely clever to do so. However, you need this info before...

May 19 2021

Bitcoin Is Demonetizing Gold

May 19 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture gold money sound money

The same sound money principles which led to gold’s historical reserve status are contributing to bitcoin’s overtaking and erosion of its dominance.Bitcoin Is Better At Being Gold Than Gold IsDecentralized: Bitcoin is more decentralized than gold. There are over 100,000 nodes all over the world verifying the Bitcoin blockchain. Bitcoin miners and developers are all over the world as well....

May 15 2021

Bitcoinist Book Club: “The Bitcoin Standard” (Prologue and Chapter 1)

To lay the foundation for everything we’ll learn in the Bitcoinist Book Club, we had to start with “The Bitcoin Standard” by Saifedean Ammous. A fair amount of experts in the field recommend it as the first Bitcoin book people should read. Does that mean it’s too basic for the Bitcoinist audience? Not at all. Our readers might already be familiar with these...

May 14 2021

Bitcoin Information Theory: B.I.T.

Entropy, a natural phenomenon, is closely related to money and information energy — Bitcoin as information is a reduction of entropy.When Buckminster Fuller was asked by a 12-year-old boy how he would suggest solving international problems without violence, he answered: “I always try to solve problems by some artifact, some tool or invention that makes...

May 12 2021

Why Fiat Experts Don’t Get Bitcoin

May 12 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture fiat money

There are various reasons traditional experts do not understand bitcoin and thus have negative views on it.Bitcoiners And Fiat ExpertsSociety has conditioned us to listen to experts. They teach us what to eat, what to learn, how to exercise, how to raise our children and how to care for the environment. We think they know better, that they have our best...

Apr 24 2021

How To Make A Profit In Bitcoin Easily

The path to accumulating wealth with bitcoin is one that anyone can walk, regardless of its fiat performance.*None of this is financial advice! Please do your own research before buying bitcoin.*Since the historic, bloody event of March 12th, 2020, when the price of bitcoin dropped 50% in 1 day, its price has been in a constant uptrend. Going from ~$3,800 to...

Oct 21 2020

Your Wallet in 2030 Will Be Full of Free Money

Oct 21 2020 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  blockchain money trade

Ten years ago, humanity wrestled with a generational crisis named COVID-19. In the wake of the pandemic and its cataclysmic fallout, seismic changes occurred and a wellspring of ideas burst forth. The weaknesses of our society laid bare, people were freed to think differently about the social contract. Conversations around the function of money and who controlled its minting began, triggered by the...

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