Tag: the bitcoin standard

Sep 12 2022

Bitcoinist Book Club: “The Bitcoin Standard” (Ch. 9, Part 2, Instant Settlement)

It’s time for The Bitcoin Standard to speculate. How can bitcoin's status as a store of value and even as an international reserve currency evolve in the future? As the asset and the network prove their value as a new alternative to traditional finance, the world will look at bitcoin in a new light. How will legacy players react as they understand the...

Aug 25 2022

The Path To A Bitcoin Standard In Africa

A Bitcoin standard in Africa could mean economic growth, higher quality of life and financial freedom for all Africans.This is an opinion editorial by Charlene Fadirepo, a former U.S. federal regulator and Bitcoin activist.In this article, I will be discussing the current state of the rapidly growing Bitcoin ecosystem across the continent of Africa and how this progress will enable the...

Aug 22 2022

Bitcoinist Book Club: “The Bitcoin Standard” (Chapter 9, Part 1, Buy The Future)

Back to The Bitcoin Standard, today we’ll explain this sentence: “Bitcoin is the cheapest way to buy the future, because Bitcoin is the only medium guaranteed to not be debased, no matter how much its value rises.” This is not a trivial matter, in fact, it’s one of the defining characteristics of the network. The world tends towards a bitcoin standard because bitcoin...

May 27 2022

Life After The Death Of Fiat

Four days in inflation-ravaged Lebanon with "The Bitcoin Standard" author Dr. Saifedean Ammous.This article originally appeared in Bitcoin Magazine's "Moon Issue." To get a copy, visit our store.“What should the time preference of my magazine article be?”...

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 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...

Feb 09 2022

Bitcoinist Book Club: “The Bitcoin Standard” (Chapter 8, Part 2, Proof-Of-Work)

To understand Bitcoin, people need to understand Proof-Of-Work. It might be the most crucial aspect of the network. Proof-Of-Work provides security, resolves the issuance problem, and guarantees “a ledger of ownership and transactions that is beyond dispute.” And that’s just the beginning. How does Proof-Of-Work accomplish all that? That’s what this section is all about....

Dec 24 2021

How 2021 Became The Year Of Baseball’s First Bitcoin Team

The Perth Heat’s chief executive recalls how he and the team’s chief bitcoin officer put their baseball team on a Bitcoin standard in 2021.“What are we missing?” is the question that Patrick O’Sullivan, our Perth Heat chief bitcoin officer (CBO), and I asked ourselves the most during 2021.As the chief executive of the Perth Heat, Patrick and I orange pilled the...

Dec 09 2021

Discussing The Bitcoin Energy Revolution

A group of Bitcoin experts come together to explore the energy revolution that is being ushered in by the Bitcoin standard.Watch This Episode on YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

Nov 26 2021

Bitcoinist Book Club: “The Bitcoin Standard” (Chapter 8, Digital Money)

Finally, digital money. We got to the part when Saifedean Ammous talks about Bitcoin. So far, “The Bitcoin Standard” has given us history, economy, and philosophy lessons. It’s time for technology. For Bitcoin experts, this chapter might be a little too basic. For newcomers to the space, the following material will be crucial for their understanding. The author explains each of the moving...

Nov 16 2021

Australian Baseball Club Embarks On A Bitcoin Standard, Integrates Lightning

The Perth Heat is setting Bitcoin as the new standard for all payments and payouts, the club said in a statement.ABL’s most successful club has embarked on a Bitcoin standard, shifting its corporate treasury from dollars to bitcoin.“The Perth Heat are embracing the reality that the future of money and corporate treasuries will live on the Bitcoin blockchain,” its chief bitcoin...

Oct 16 2021

Bitcoinist Book Club: “The Bitcoin Standard” (Chapter 7, P. 2: Inflation)

Let’s focus. If we do, we can finish our analysis of Saifedean Ammous’ “The Bitcoin Standard” this century. The rest of this chapter is all about inflation, the buzzword of the last few months. As the whole world is feeling the effects of something that’s day-to-day life for small economies, people in privileged countries are curious about why their purchasing power decreases every...

Sep 21 2021

Bitcoinist Book Club: “The Bitcoin Standard” (Chapter 7, P. 1: Economic Thought)

Welcome back, fellow student. Let’s dive back into Saifedean Ammous’ “The Bitcoin Standard” to discover the secrets of economic theory. In today’s lesson, we’ll study the “two main government-approved mainstream schools of economic thought: Keynesians and Monetarists.” Then, we’ll contrast them with the Austrian theory of money. Get the facts of...

Sep 08 2021

Bitcoin: The Future Of Money And The World Economy

The true innovation behind Bitcoin is the ability to transact value instantly around the world.Saifedean Ammous and Peter St. Onge, in my opinion, are the thought leaders on the...

Aug 20 2021

Bitcoinist Book Club: “The Bitcoin Standard” (Chapter 6, Part 2: Unsound Money)

What does living under an unsound money regime looks like? Just look around. You open the book to learn about Bitcoin, and you end up understanding how the whole world works. Such is the magic of “The Bitcoin Standard” by Saifedean Ammous. In our last Book Club meeting, we learned about...

Aug 13 2021

MicroStrategy Stock Has Gained 452% In First Year On Corporate Bitcoin Standard

One year since adopting a corporate Bitcoin standard, MicroStrategy's stock has exploded as the bitcoin price has risen 306%.The below is from a recent edition of the Deep Dive, Bitcoin Magazine's premium markets newsletter. To be among the first to receive these insights and other on-chain bitcoin market analysis straight to your inbox,...

Aug 12 2021

Jordan Peterson Learns About Bitcoin And The Whole World Benefits. Part 1.

It’s amazing how fast Jordan Peterson caught on to the complex ideas behind Bitcoin. The Canadian psychologist and media personality invited four very different Bitcoin experts to his podcast. Their conversation is deep but easy to follow, a treasure for future educators. It’s not exactly a Bitcoin 101 class, Peterson is so sharp that he easily grabs the core concepts and, armed with...

Jul 31 2021

Bitcoinist Book Club: “The Bitcoin Standard” (Chapter 6, Part 1: Price)

Let’s do this! It’s time for another dose of Saifedean Ammous’ “The Bitcoin Standard.” Today we’re going to learn about the magical properties of “price.” A tool so ever-present that it’s easy to take it for granted. Yet, as we’re going to learn, society couldn’t organize without prices. This fact is both obvious and easy to miss. So, prepare to learn something that’s...

Jul 27 2021

Selected Quotes And Seven Lessons From The “Hard Money” Mini-Documentary

Bitcoin-only director Richard James’ documentary on the recent history of inflation, “Hard Money,” uses stock images and anonymous narrators to weave the film. One of them qualifies the tweaking of the money supply as “...

Jul 10 2021

The Inevitability Of Bitcoin Supremacy

Bitcoin is a black hole of value sucking in any and all reserve currencies, slowly but surely.Bitcoin has risen from the dead so many times, it makes Lazarus look lazy. Yet its doubters persist: “Bitcoin is a bubble,” they say; a “risky speculation with little chance of ever becoming an established form of money,” they shout.But Bitcoin’s obituarists...

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