Tag: samson mow

May 10 2022

Ricardo Salinas’ Bitcoin Masterclass, Pt 3: Understand Both – w/ Keiser & Herbert

Welcome to the last installment of Ricardo Salinas’ Bitcoin Masterclass. The billionaire and his two hosts already discussed the fiat fraud and...

Apr 28 2022

Samson Mow: DeFi Lacks Decentralization

Samson Mow, the former chief strategy officer at Blokstream and founder of JAN3, believes that most decentralized financial (DeFi) protocols can't compete with Bitcoin when it comes to building an effective monetary network due to their lack of decentralization. Samson Mow Says DeFi Can't Compare To Bitcoin Because of their lack of decentralization, Samson Mow, former chief strategy officer at Blokstream and founder...

Apr 25 2022

Did The Central African Republic Adopt Bitcoin As Legal Tender? Here’s The 411

As it turns out, the Central African Republic did not adopt bitcoin as legal tender. Yesterday, a Forbes Monaco article took the bitcoin world by storm. It said an African country had followed El Salvador’s footsteps and...

Apr 09 2022

Bitcoin 2022 Recap, GA Day One. Morning: Mow, Saylor, Wood, Diop, & Ammous

Welcome to the Bitcoin 2022 conference’s best day recap. Audiovisually, the Bitcoin Magazine staff stepped up its game. The livestream transmission was much more professional and tv-like than the Industry Day one. The stand-out performance was Coin Stories’ Natalie Brunell...

Apr 07 2022

Samson Mow Announces Pro Bitcoin Legislation In Three Countries

Apr 07 2022 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin 2022 culture jan 3 mexico news

Bitcoin infrastructure developer Samson Mow announced progress on favorable Bitcoin legislation in three locales around the world.Samson Mow, the former chief strategy officer of Blockstream who stepped down in March to...

Mar 26 2022

Mexican Billionaire Ricardo Salinas Visits El Salvador, Meets With Nayib Bukele

Emerging as one of the biggest bitcoin supporters out there, Ricardo Salinas made the pilgrimage to El Salvador. The billionaire took journalists Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert on a private plane to the first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender. There, he met with President Bukele, Binance’s CEO Changpeng Zhao, and Samson Mow among others. And, luckily for us, Salinas documented the...

Mar 24 2022

Honduras Central Bank Chooses CBDCs Over Bitcoin, Breaks Everyone’s Hearts

A lot of people had their bets on Honduras being the next country to declare bitcoin legal tender. Apparently, they lost. The country’s Central Bank issued an...

Mar 01 2022

Samson Mow Leaves Blockstream. What’s Next For The Bitcoin Ambassador?

It’s the end of an era. Samson Mow, Blockstream’s Chief Strategy Officer, left the company earlier today. The separation was amicable. “It's been a grand adventure working with Adam Back for the last 5 years and together we've accomplished a great deal from sidechains, to mining, to satellites. So what’s next? I plan to focus on nation-state Bitcoin adoption!” Mow announced....

Feb 18 2022

How Loaded Is The WSJ’s Latest Article On El Salvador’s Bitcoin Adoption? VERY

The WSJ proves once again that the Bitcoin Law in El Salvador is still the story of the century. Their latest article about it is… a little one-sided. The WSJ and other legacy publications are losing their minds. The press could focus on the legitimate criticism that President Bukele’s government gets, but no, they have to mix it with saltines, bitcoin clichés, and...

Jan 21 2022

On The Ground In El Salvador With Samson Mow And The Volcano Bitcoin Bond

Bitcoin Magazine got an exclusive interview with Blockstream's Samson Mow to discuss El Salvador's new Volcano Bitcoin Bond.South America is alive and well today with the sound of new bitcoin initiatives: Rio de Janeiro taking taxes in bitcoin, Paraguay introducing new enabling legislation, Strike launching in Argentina, and El Salvador pioneering with bitcoin as its legal tender.Someone had to go first...

Nov 30 2021

From The Ground: Devastating Problems With The Chivo Wallet

During Bitcoin Week, reports of the Chivo Wallet stealing people’s Bitcoin reached a mainstream audience. Salvadorans have been dealing with the issue and reporting it to tech support for a while, without much luck. The international influencers that recently visited El Salvador have a much wider audience, and they are very confident that they know how to work the wallets....

Nov 27 2021

News From El Salvador, Late November: Post Bitcoin Week Report

Time to check back with El Salvador. During Bitcoin Week, it was so hectic down there that we didn’t know where to start. Everybody in the Bitcoin space visited San Salvador and El Zonte. The highlight was that President Bukele announced the project to build Bitcoin City...

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...

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