Bitcoin Is Medicine

Bitcoin Doctor

I know what you’re thinking. “Bitcoin doesn’t have any physical ingredients. What does this have to do with nutrition?” True, Bitcoin is a decentralized digital property that uses cryptography to secure transactions and control the creation of new units, which records and verifies all transactions on a public ledger. It operates on a peer-to-peer network […]

Ayn Rand’s Objectivism Meets Bitcoin: Perfect Match?

Ayn Rand Bitcoin

It is likely that if Ayn Rand were alive today, she would be a proponent of Bitcoin. Her philosophy of Objectivism, as outlined in her novel Atlas Shrugged, emphasizes the importance of the individual as the ultimate moral authority and the pursuit of one’s own happiness as the ultimate goal. These principles align closely with […]

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 […]

Set Up A Nostr Relay Server In Under 5 Minutes

Nostr Setup Guide

This article was originally published by André Neves on This is a quickstart guide for those that wish to run a Nostr Relay. There are tens of relay server options and implementations, but to keep things simple for newcomers to the network, I’m using the friendly `nostream` built in TypeScript and packaged as a Docker […]

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 […]

A Bitcoin Future: Year 2040

bitcoin future 2040

Year 2040, 8th halving . . . In the year 2024, the virtual prison was rolled out. It began small, in just a few countries, but within a few short years, the world had become a financial surviellance nightmare, controlled by a powerful group of central banks that had created a digital prison to control […]

The Ethics Of Mixing

Lady mixer

The ethics of mixing – a comprehensive essay on financial regulation and a defense of personal privacy “Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage’s whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.” – Ayn Rand (1). In ‘For […]

What is Nostr? Basic Concepts Explained

Jack Dorsey Nostr

You may have heard of the new social network protocol nostr. In this article we will discuss what nostr is, how it works, why it matters and how you can join nostr yourself. Introduction To Nostr Online, you send all kinds of updates to your circle. Updates about what you’re doing—sometimes intimate details of your […]

CoinJoin: Compare All Implementations 2023

Navigating CoinJoin

It is obvious that no one agrees on “how to do CoinJoins right” and how to best optimize user privacy with block space efficiency on the Bitcoin network. In this article we will look at all the different Coinjoin implementations and help you find the right option for your needs. This article was originally published […]

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 […]