Tag: nic carter

Oct 14 2021

Ted Cruz Said Bitcoin Will Strengthen Texas’ Electrical Grid, What Does He Mean?

It’s official, Ted Cruz is a bitcoiner now. However, take into account that he is Senator for Texas, and the state is quickly becoming the biggest Bitcoin hub in the USA. The politician might be catering to his constituency, but that doesn’t take away from his message. “In five years I expect to see a dramatically different terrain with Bitcoin mining playing...

Oct 10 2021

ETH’s Vitalik Buterin Blasts El Salvador’s Bitcoin Law. Is He On To Something?

It seems like Vitalik Buterin was dying to comment on El Salvador’s Bitcoin Law. A pseudonymous user posted this unpopular opinion on Reddit: El Salvador President Mr Nayab Bukele should not be praised by Crypto community.”...

Sep 17 2021

Lessons From The “This Machine Greens” Bitcoin Documentary, Pt 1: Net Positive

What does the “This Machine Greens” title suggest? It’s a documentary about Bitcoin mining. The thesis is that the process is “a net positive for the environment.” The aim was to “dispels many of the misconceptions about Bitcoin mining.” Can the team behind...

Jun 21 2021

Article 7: Is It Obligatory For Vendors To Receive Bitcoin In El Salvador?

Every economic agent in El Salvador must find a way to accept Bitcoin and the law comes into force in less than 90 days. Yikes! The controversial Article 7 of President Bukele’s Bitcoin law sparked analysis, a few interesting conversations, and doubt. Can they even enforce it? Is it ethical? Aren’t they coercing the population? Is it necessary? Is there something everyone’s missing?...

May 28 2021

Vitalik Doubles Down on Proof-of-Stake: It Could Solve Bitcoin’s Problems

Competitors are milking Elon Musk’s misconceptions about Bitcoin’s energy consumption for all their worth. The general public and legacy media won’t shut up about this previously resolved can of worms. And when Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Ethereum, received the question, he didn’t hesitate....

May 24 2021

Are China’s Miners Relocating To Other Countries? Are They Selling Their BTC?

Bitcoin can’t catch a break. The attack continues. In China, the miners are running for their livelihood. The country pledged carbon neutrality by 2060, and they seem to think Bitcoin mining is in its way. The risks inherent to leveraged trading are also under review. This is the first time a high-ranking member of the Chinese government expresses a determination to act....

May 21 2021

Cryptocurrency Is “Here To Stay”

May 21, 2021 / Unchained Daily / Laura Shin Welcome to Unchained Daily ICYMI,...

Feb 08 2021

Nic Carter’s Castle Island Ventures Closes $50M Investment Fund

The early stage VC will continue to invest around its primary thesis: "that public blockchains are changing the world."

Nov 10 2020

The Case for Bitcoin Banking (Despite Cred’s Bankruptcy)

Nov 10 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  blockfi business nic carter opinion

The failure of a Bitcoin bank reinforces the merit of a Bitcoin-based financial system, says our columnist.

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