Tag: science

May 30 2022

Bitcoin Songsheet: How Science Became A Fiat Hype Machine

The never-ending projects fantasized about by scientists promise much without actually delivering anything.This is an opinion editorial by Jimmy Song, a Bitcoin developer, educator and entrepreneur and programmer with over 20 years of experience.We've all heard the hype. Nano-technology, quantum computing and cold fusion. They're supposed to come real soon and change everything. Tiny machines that...

Oct 27 2021

Bitcoin, Gravity And Universal Connection

Bitcoin is a universal consensus that could be a framework for grand operations of connectivity.In a previous piece I argued that Bitcoin provides society with the strongest possible truth-based foundation from which to build upon and that therefore its widespread adoption is necessary for life on earth to take its next great leap forward. I believe this leap forward will be driven...

Oct 19 2021

How NFTs Could Enable New Ways To Fund Scientific Research

Oct 19 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  nft nfts nyu research science

Could we see an entire revitalization on the way science research is funded and formed? NFTs have massive potential to disrupt a number of different industries. Sure, we've seen NFTs ingrain themselves in the worlds of collectibles, art and entertainment, and fan engagement (a certainly non- exhaustive list). Now, more and more individuals and organizations are addressing the potential of NFTs serving a variety...

Sep 26 2021

Bitcoin Will Advance Science and Technology

Sep 26 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bitcoin culture science technology

A Weekly Series Of Essays About The Language Of BitcoinBitcoin Will Advance Science and TechnologyThe Center Cannot Hold: 7The etymology of the word digit is Latin. Digitus: Finger, toe. Humans have been using their digits to count for thousands of years. It could be the case that our modern decimal system, or base ten number system, an extension of Hindu-Arabic...

Jun 08 2021

Bitcoin’s Monetary Superiority Is Guaranteed By Physics

The properties inherent to Bitcoin are deterministic, not probabilistic, and rely on the natural laws which make up our world.Everything in the (observable) universe is ultimately governed by the laws of physics. This includes everything from observable phenomena at the cellular and molecular level to what we can observe in the most distant of galaxies. At its most simplistic level, this centers...

May 26 2021

Dhruv Bansal Combines Bitcoin And Science

We got to catch up with the CSO and Co-Founder of Unchained Capital in this pre-conference interview!At Bitcoin 2021, you’ll be able to experience a variety of speakers with many different backgrounds. One amazing guest we will be privileged to host is Dhruv Bansal, Co-Founder and CSO at Unchained Capital, and author of the “Bitcoin Astronomy” series discussing the...

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 13 2021

Bitcoin, And A Limitless Existence

May 13 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture ideas science thermodynamics

The limitations of the physical world and the limitless experience of information is combined in Bitcoin.Limitations Of The Physical WorldIf you were to ask a stranger, “What are the properties of a physical object?” They would likely say it can be touched, it has volume and mass, and is made up of atoms. If you were to ask about its limitations,...

May 10 2021

Why Bitcoin’s Rules Are Enforced By Physics

May 10 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture laws science

The laws which govern our physical realm are the foundation upon which Bitcoin is built, as immutability would require.The following article is an expanded, longer version of the original Medium article of the same name by the author,...

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