More Markets, Less Regulators

If nice flowers cost a dollar would you buy them more often? If it costs $5 for someone to mow your lawn, would you outsource your lawn mowing? How many vehicles would you purchase if a nice car only cost 500 USD, or better yet, would you spend $5,000 on a jetpack that flies you […]

Gold or Bitcoin: What Will Replace the U.S dollar?

Bitcoin and Gold

This article was originally published by Dominic Frisby on Some interesting developments in the murky world of geopolitics to report on this week. The currency wars are getting hot and it’s looking increasingly likely that the world is going to start moving away from the U.S. dollar as a reserve currency – gold or bitcoin are the front-runners […]

Bitcoin News Launches New Live Show ‘Bitcoin & Beyond’

Bitcoin and Beyond Podcast

São Paulo – Bitcoin News Launches New Podcast, “Bitcoin & Beyond” A new live show and podcast aimed at educating listeners on all things Bitcoin launches Friday, March 17th at 10am EST. “Bitcoin & Beyond” is a bi-monthly podcast that dives deep into the topics of economics, self-sovereignty, and bitcoin adoption. The description of the […]

When A One-Armed Bandit Stole My Bitcoin

One-Armed bandit

It was the fall of 2008. The iPhone was new, Flo Rida was a musical icon, and everyone under 25 was on Facebook. I was attending Tufts University as a sophomore studying International Relations. Being a lover of history and politics, my plan was to get my degree and find a job with the U.S. […]

Bitcoin: The Monetary Metric System

monetary measure bitcoin

While reading my copy of Allen Farrington and Sasha Meyers’ Bitcoin is Venice I encountered a phrase that hit me like a ton of bricks: “We don’t want to use a stretchy ruler.” I think it might be one of the most accurate characterizations of what is wrong with money as it stands today. As […]

The US Dollar Is A Ponzi You Shouldn’t Invest In

Picking A Ponzi Scheme

Most people don’t spend a lot of time thinking about what makes a good money. Why? Well, I think a Thomas Paine quote from his famous pamphlet Common Sense can provide some insight, “A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong, gives it a superficial appearance of being right.” Bitcoiners know that this fiat […]

Bitcoin Is Winning The Game Of Money

Bitcoin is Winning

In this world of evanescence, the Banyan has become a symbol of stability, constancy, and permanency, and represents immortality. – Ramakantha Bitcoin is a meticulously devised technology that combines multiple disciplines. Currently, it appears that its role is that of a medium of exchange where the supply is strictly predetermined by the code. The consensus […]

Bitcoin Is Digital Scarcity

This article was originally published by Gigi on We should treat computers as fancy telephones, whose purpose is to connect people. Information is alienated experience. Information is not something that exists. Indeed, computers don’t really exist, exactly; they’re only subject to human interpretation. This is a strong primary humanism I am promoting. As long […]

133 Amazing Quotes From “The Bitcoin Standard”

Saifedean Ammous The Fiat Standard

This article was originally published by Yorick de Mombynes on I selected these quotes from this amazing book by Saifedean AMMOUS. They offer only a glimpse of the richness of the book that is an absolute must read. 1. “Bitcoin can be best understood as distributed software that allows for transfer of value using a currency […]

The ‘Secret’ Of Bitcoin’s Fixed Issuance Schedule

Bitcoin Scarcity Secret

For the first time in human history, there is a hard asset whose future distribution and supply are known in absolute terms. “A fixed money supply, or a supply altered only in accord with objective and calculable criteria, is a necessary condition to a meaningful just price of money.” – Bernard W. Dempsey, S.J., Professor […]