What Ancient Stone Money Can Teach Us About Bitcoin

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This article was originally published by Austin Litman on Proofofwork.ca Hundreds of years ago, in paradise, one of the most unique forms of money was invented by the Yap tribe on an island east of Indonesia. It was a single stone. These stones were 12ft tall and weighed thousands of pounds. A single stone could […]

Argentina’s Mendoza Province Accepts Bitcoin For Tax Payments

Mendoza Argentina Bitcoin Tax

The Argentinian western central province Mendoza has announced it will accept Bitcoin payments as a medium for tax and governmental obligations. Nowadays, when it comes to bounding in shiny modernization lights, we can see those proud governors juxtaposing the flashy Bitcoin in their financial regulations, making sure to carry a sporty medal of honor for […]

Pacific Bitcoin Insider 2022: Top Takeaways From Day 2 Of Pacific Bitcoin

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While the rest of the “crypto” space was under fire, learning another lesson about self-custody and the downfall of centralization, Bitcoiners were having the time of their life at Pacific Bitcoin. Bitcoiners were learning new ways to save more, grow our stacks, protect our wealth, and have a rip-roaring good time. If you haven’t done […]

Bitcoin’s Wild Side – Honeybadger Doesn’t Care

The Honeybadger Bitcoin

From a very young age, I was fascinated by wild animals. While other kids my age watched cartoons and sports, I always loved shows about wildlife. These days, I spend most of my time studying Bitcoin, but I still draw from early learnings about nature. This helped me make some links between Bitcoin and my […]

Bitcoin Educators Zia Sadr And ‘Jadi’, Jailed During Nationwide Protests

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Iranian Bitcoin instructor Zia Sadr as well as computer scientist Amir Emad Mirmirani have been arrested during protests this September. The Iranian bitcoin community reported about the incident on Twitter, the platform of the Persian bitcoin community. After more than 20 days of silence on Sadr’s social media, the community of Twitter Farsi was shocked […]

Nigerians Want Bitcoin, Not eNaira

Nigerians want Bitcoin

A year after Nigeria launched its CBDC shitcoin, only less than 0.5% of Nigerians are using it according to a Bloomberg report. The Government of Nigeria launched its Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) dubbed the eNaira in 2021. One year later, the results are in. At only a 0.5% adoption rate, the eNaira is failing. […]

Pacific Bitcoin Welcomes Michael Saylor To LA

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The Pacific Bitcoin Conference has confirmed Michael Saylor as headline speaker. Two days, November 10th and 11th will turn Santa Monica’s Barker Hangar into a bitcoin festival including art, food, activities and ‘pure bitcoin signal’. Michael Saylor: Pacific Bitcoin ‘Event Of The Year’ The event will see over 50 speakers sharing their knowledge and perspectives […]

The Need For Bitcoin

The Need For Bitcoin

This article was originally posted on The Mindful Inquisitor. Bitcoin is a technological advancement that the world desperately needs. In this article I will aim to articulate that bitcoin solves the “money problem” and help our world in many ways. When Bitcoin was first released back in 2009, I was skeptical. Sure, I understood that […]

BTC Inc Conference Brings Record ‘High’ Number Of Bitcoiners to Amsterdam

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The Bitcoin Amsterdam conference has gathered thousands of Bitcoiners in Amsterdam. Our correspondent Thomas Semaan shares his experience. “Bitcoin Is Making History in Amsterdam” reads the sign with bright orange color. When you’re walking along the historical Jordaan street of Amsterdam, it’s hard to overlook. The hype is real for the European version of the […]

How Bitcoin Became Money

How Bitcoin Became Money

The unique mathematical properties of Bitcoin make it uniform from the first time it was used as a medium of exchange; it comes pre-marked, pre-stamped. Because it is standard in and of itself, Bitcoin became money on Bitcoin Pizza Day, when it was first used as a medium of exchange.