Tag: peter mccormack

Jul 19 2021

Busta Rhymes On Crypto: “Gimme Some More:” Tyson, Saylor, & Dorsey Respond

Is Busta Rhymes putting in the work? Is the rapper going to do his own research and emerge triumphant on the other side? We weren’t counting on it, but Busta Rhymes’ interest in cryptocurrencies hasn’t waned. And, surprise surprise, he only answered the offers of two of the most notorious Bitcoin maximalists around: Jack Dorsey and Michael Saylor. Is Busta about to be...

Jun 24 2021

President Nayib Bukele Explains El Salvador’s Bitcoin Law

We at Bitcoinist already analyzed the controversial Article 7 from El Salvador’s Bitcoin Law from every angle. But, did we? The President himself, Nayib Bukele, defends and explains it in a way that leaves little...

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?...

Jun 19 2021

El Salvador And Bitcoin: Jack Mallers Reveals The Inside Scoop

It might be the biggest story of 2021. Since El Salvador made Bitcoin legal tender, all eyes are on the Central American nation. Strike’s Jack Mallers was the person that delivered this world-shattering news. The exclusive...

Jun 18 2021

Why Is Brock Pierce Leading An “Official Delegation of Bitcoin” In El Salvador?

Something is rotten in the state of El Salvador. The first nation to declare BTC as legal tender received no other than the infamous Brock Pierce. An "Official Delegation of Bitcoin...

Jun 05 2021

Key Quotes And Ideas From Day One Of The Bitcoin 2021 Conference In Miami

The Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami is well underway. First day: done. Apparently, sadly, production failed and there were thousands of people in line for hours. They missed the first few talks, but we didn’t. Eventually, they got to experience a wild happening of epic proportions full of Bitcoin- related art and activities, though. We didn’t. In general, the organizers catered to and nurtured...

May 18 2021

Is Chamath Behind The Controversial BitClout?

Notorious billionaire Chamath Palihapitiya’s tweet about BitClout raised a few red flags. Since we at Bitcoinist checked the project’s documentation and explored the possibility of...

Dec 16 2020

Mr. Curious

Dec 16 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  people peter mccormack year in review 2020

Peter McCormack built a bitcoin podcast empire by being curious about what he doesn't know and combative about what he does.

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