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The Nakamoto Imperative: Why We Have to Build a Decentralist Culture

decentralistThe following opinion piece on building a decentralist culture was written by Max Borders, director of Social Evolution and author of The Social Singularity.  Some people have made good money buying and trading tokens. And on net, that’s a good thing. Whether you’re a trader or lucky hodler, you’re contributing to human progress. But it’s […]

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September 11, 2018 0

Tired of Bank Bailouts and Hyperinflation? Bitcoin Offers Something Different

Tired of Bank Bailouts and Hyperinflation? Bitcoin Offers Something DifferentPeople often wonder why a cryptocurrency with a limited supply like bitcoin has been gaining traction over the years. Since the 2008 financial crisis, the world’s central banks have printed around $12-30 trillion worth of promissory notes, and more than $10 trillion in negative-yielding global bonds. However instead of the newly printed money helping global […]

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September 11, 2018 0

Blockchain, Reloaded: How the New “Matrix” Appeared

blockchainThe following opinion piece on blockchain technology was written by Alexander Borodich, CEO Universa.io, futurologist, and Forbes contributor Just like any other phenomenon that happened to be in the public eye or the subject of hype, the blockchain has been fleshed out with legends and interpretations and they are often far separated from reality. Many […]

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September 7, 2018 0

Africa and its Antiquated Banking: Bitcoin The Solution?

Africa and its Antiquated Banking: Cryptocurrencies The Solution?Africa has steadily accelerated the switch to modern technologies. But can a continent facing a crisis with antiquated banking technologies, low rate of financial inclusion, poor confidence in the banking system, and high remittance costs become the new battleground for blockchain and cryptocurrency? Also read: Square’s Big Week: Crypto Patent, Shares Leap, and Lightning Plug […]

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September 5, 2018 0

Roger Ver and Ryan X. Charles Reveal the Future of Cash

Roger Ver and Ryan X. Charles Reveal the Future of CashThe Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong (香港四季酒店) in the city’s financial center is this week’s spot for Roger Ver’s weekly video update, a project started just about a month ago. He’s joined at the five-star retreat for the episode by Ryan X. Charles, CEO of Yours.org. The two men discussed their participation in an international […]

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May 22, 2018 0

Remembering Satoshi’s Vision — As it Was Written

Remembering Satoshi's Vision — As it Was WrittenOn October 31, 2008, Satoshi Nakamoto had a vision to share with the world — a protocol he called “bitcoin, a new electronic cash system that’s fully peer-to-peer, with no trusted third party.” Since that time a whole lot has changed, and there is a vast cryptocurrency landscape with over 1,500 virtual currencies listed on data […]

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May 13, 2018 0

Cryptocurrency Communities Just Can’t Get Along

Cryptocurrency Communities Just Can’t Get AlongIf there’s one thing that rival cryptocurrency factions can agree on, it’s their mutual dislike of one other. Everything else is up for debate, and not calm, reasonable debate, but the sort of fevered in-fighting that makes the crypto community resemble an unruly rabble. This internecine squabbling has arguably done more to hinder cryptocurrency adoption […]

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May 8, 2018 0

How Bitcoin Cash Can Avoid the Same Mistakes as Bitcoin Core, Part 2

How Bitcoin Cash Can Avoid the Same Mistakes as Bitcoin Core, Part 2The following opinion piece was written by Jonald Fyookball. In part 1 of this series, I highlighted the importance of education. A community that is educated will be less influenced by propaganda. The second principle is that of clarity. The community needs to be “on the same page”. There is never going to be a perfect alignment […]

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May 4, 2018 0

How Bitcoin Cash Can Avoid the Same Mistakes as Bitcoin Core, Part 1

How Bitcoin Cash Can Avoid the Same Mistakes as Bitcoin Core, Part 1The following opinion piece was written by Jonald Fyookball. The bitcoin cash (BCH) community understands key principles: Bitcoin should be a peer to peer Electronic Cash system; most users can use SPV wallets instead of running their own node; “second layer” scaling solutions are often unnecessary and problematic. While important, and it places the BCH […]

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April 25, 2018 0

Five Reasons Why Bitcoin Cash is About to Win Big

Five Reasons Why Bitcoin Cash is About to Win BigCryptocurrency markets have started to rebound in value as the spring begins in 2018, but one particular cryptocurrency — bitcoin cash — has been on a relentless upswing as the network approaches another hard fork this May. This year traders and bitcoin cash (BCH) proponents believe the decentralized digital currency and the BCH network has […]

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April 22, 2018 0